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Neoclassical Theatre: A Historiographical Handbook

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Finally students are expected to attend departmental and area theater activities to witness the professional execution of concepts introduced through the class. They were lusty, cunning, and cruel – war mongers. Recorded February 2, 1996 in Los Angeles, Calif. 60 min. Two old plays: Robin Hood and the Friar Tuck, a folk play; St George and the dragon, a Christ- mas mumming play. Two of the women were doctors, and the eldest was blind from a brain tumor. (245-246) -At the first performance on 31 January 1901, there were 12 curtain-calls after Act I but only a half-hearted one after Act IV, Stanislavksy said (246). -At first, Russian critics were puzzled at why the sisters did not go to Moscow - they were wealthy, and nothing kept them from the move.

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Present past, past present;: A personal memoir

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The story of Irving's life, his career, friend- ships, personality and his art as told by Mr Stoker who was an intimate friend of the great English actor for 30 years. In the introduction the author, professor of English in Keio university, Tokyo, discusses the characteristics of the plays and their modern production. By reacting and criticizing elements of the show as possible disrupters of a mainstream theatrical discourse, by their ―sinful‖ interrogation of the cultural hegemony, theatre critics feel the urge to protect specific cultural positions in a variety of ways.

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Greek Scenic Conventions in the Fifth Century B.C.

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The interns worked full-time hours because Cox and Jahraus told them they were the "lifeblood" of the theater. It is still noted for its productions of classical French drama. A statistical analysis which shows that sound effects in Pope are likely to coincide with lexical meanings whereas in Donne there is a discordance, probably intentional, between phonetic effects and semantic units, is more than ingenuity. Li, Victor. "Towards Articulation, Postcolonial Theory and Demotic Resistance."

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Historical Dictionary of African American Theater

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Richards published in 1924, contained a programme of critical work for a generation", Raymond Williams, "Culture and Society", Penguin, 1961, p.239 "Literary criticism ... takes as its subject matter, not a text, but the transaction between a reader and a text", Norman Holland, "Five Readers Reading", New Haven, 1975, p.248 "Criticism usually ignores boredom", Jonathan Culler, "Structuralist Poetics: Structuralism, Linguistics and the Study of Literature", Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1975, p.306 "Poetry, the workings of genius itself, which, in all times, with one or another meaning, has been called Inspiration, and held to be mysterious and inscrutable, is no longer without its scientific exposition.

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The Making of the West End Stage: Marriage, Management and

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Nouvelle edition avec une introduction par Charles Blanc. Profiles Theatre artistic director Darrell W. But the word only trickled out to the larger community in bits and pieces, as rumors about something that had happened to "a friend of a friend." New York: Oxford University Press, (2010) 225-391. (Verse translation with introduction and commentary.) “Euripides.” The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome. Wyman, the melodies collected and piano accom- paniment added by Howard Brockway (1920 Dit- son II 4P pa) Minstrelsy of England; ed by Frank Kidson and Alfred Moffat. 1901 Bayley and Fer- guson, London viii,318p $1.25 "A collection of 200 English songs with their melodies, popular from the i6th century to the mid- dle of the 1 8th century.

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The Theatres of Moliere (Theatre Production Studies)

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Technology requirements for this class include computers with art/graphics software, color printer, image projectors and appropriate new technologies. This implication would not be rejected by every lover--or indeed every creator--of imaginative literature. Profusely illustrated with plates of Stratford's houses, scenes, etc. Williamson. 1930 Prentice-Hall 412p $5; 15s An elementary text book for colleges emphasizing the preparation of a speech as well as the mechan- ics of delivery.

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Victorian Theatrical Burlesques

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Jean Lang. 1926 Nelson 333p il $1.50 Presents 30 of the best known myths of all peoples with 16 full pages in color by Helen Stratton. Seton (Songs) 145 Book of Indian crafts and Indian lore. Based on true events this is the story of Knut Hamsun, Norway's most beloved author, who supported Hitler during World War II and was regarded as a traitor after the war. He would yell at them backstage, often in private, for things they hadn't even realized they'd done. "And because it was just me," recalls one of his former costars, who in order to preserve her privacy asked not to be identified, "I couldn't really turn to anybody else and say, 'Am I being overdramatic about this?' " "I think that where a lot of the silence and secrecy comes from is that you don't want to be seen that way, as not being able to handle something," Claire Wellin says. "There are multiple company members, including myself, that quit via e-mail," says Tyler Gray, "because we didn't know how to do it to his face."

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Theatre History Studies 1987, Vol. 7

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Sardou; Belle Lamar, by Dion Boucicault; The wild duck, by Henrik Ibsen; Cyrano de Bergerac, by Edmond Rostand; The green cockatoo, by Arthur Schnitzler; The man who married a dumb wife, by Anatole France; Springtime for Henry, by Benn Levy; A kiss in Xanadu, by Winthrop Ames; Lima Beans, by Alfred Kreymborg; A Christmas carol, arr by Frank Shay; The two shepherds, by G. James Silver and Jeremy Hall (Canadian Plains Research Centre, University of Regina, 1990), chap. 6. Claudel used to say that they were so amusing that there should be one every week.

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Shaw and His Contemporaries 2: Theatre Essays

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Program 20: Lucille Iremonger -- Tape 11. Stli century in -■ acts; cast: 4 m, 7 w, chorus, attendants; i8th century costumes; 2 hrs. Modern drama and opera: reading lists on the works of various authors; comp by (Mrs) Clara (MuUiken) Norton, Frank Keller Walter, and others; ed by Fred- erick Winthrop Faxon. (Useful ref ser) Boston bk CO v 1, 1911 93p; v2, 1915 255p $4 Two volumes of bibliogs on the history and criticism of drama, theatre, biography, etc. Valuable for the dramatic student, stage director, producer, and amateur scenic artist.

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Life before Stratford: The memoirs of Amelia Hall

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Index to one act plays; 1900-1924; comp by Hannah Logasa and Winifred Ver Nooy. (Useful ref ser, no30) 1924 Faxon ll-327p $6 A list of over 5000 one-act plays written in English or translated into English and published since 1900. Edith Babney and Claude Merton Wise. 1930 Crofts x,163p il $3 Practical guide to stage costume design for little theatre directors, or play producers, present- ing in line-drawing pictures, a selection of the costumes of the chief peoples and persons touched by dramatic literature, showing the details of cos- tumes, ornaments and utensils, appropriate to each particular period or country.

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