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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Shakespeare's Surrogates contends that adapting Renaissance drama played a key role in the development of modern drama's major aesthetic movements. Loftis posits that playwrights' reactions to Shakespeare and his contemporaries worked to create their public personas, inform their theoretical writings, and influence the development of new genres.... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 76.11
Psychisch kranke Figuren bevölkern die Bühne des 19. Jahrhunderts. Im Bemühen um die hohe Form der Tragödie beleben die Dramatiker tradierte Stoffe wie die Orestie oder die römische Geschichte unter dem Vorzeichen der Krankheit neu. Wahnsinn wird zum effektvollen Auslöser oder Resultat von Handlungen. Für Schauspieler sind dies begehrte Rollen, weil... more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.57
- he hadn't forgotten i was there - he just didn't care whether i was there or not - it would've been better him forgetting rather than not caring at all Gerry and Iggy face the ends of their lives in a London hostel. As they drift from present concerns - the funeral of an old drinking partner, the relative sizes of their swollen livers,... more...
- The Floating Press 1914; US$ 4.99
This book is aimed squarely at the theater-goer. It hopes to offer a concise general treatment upon the use of the theater, so that the person in the seat may get the most for his money; may choose his entertainment wisely, avoid that which is not worth while, and appreciate the values artistic and intellectual of what he is seeing and hearing. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95
This study provides an authoritative overview of all Marlowe's work. It includes thorough investigations of his major plays, Tamburlaine, Edward II, The Jew of Malta and Doctor Faustus as well as a full discussion of The Massacre at Paris, Dido Queen of Carthage and all his extant poetry. Analysis of Faustus takes full account of both A and B text... more...
- Hodder Education 2012; US$ 11.99
Written by experienced A-level examiners and teachers who know exactly what students need to succeed, and edited by a chief examiner, Philip Allan Literature Guides (for A-level) are invaluable study companions with exam-specific advice to help you to get the grade you need. This full colour guide includes: - detailed scene summaries and... more...
- University Press of America 2013; US$ 42.99
This is a critical edition of Victor Hugo?s play Marion de Lorme . It contains an in-depth introduction with a study of the play?s history. The text of the play indicates all modifications made by the author during its composition. This edition also features detailed note, index, and bibliography sections. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 38.34
User's guide - Editor's notes and intro. - Comprehensive bio. - Detailed plot summaries of each play - Extracts from critical essays that examine important aspects of each work - A complete biography of the writer's plays - A list of critical works about the playwright - An index of themes and ideas covered in the plays more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 105.00
Tadeusz Kantor (19151990) was one of the twentieth centurys most innovative visual artists, stage directors, and theoreticians. His theatre productions and manifestos challenged the conventions of creating art in postWorld War II culture and expanded the boundaries of Dada, surrealist, Constructivist, and happening theatre forms.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00
A study guide to one of Shakespeare's greatest plays that contains a selection of criticism through the centuries, as well as an introduction by the author, a summary of the plot, a comprehensive list of characters, a biography of Shakespeare, and more. more...