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  • Masculinities and the Contemporary Irish Theatre

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    Venationes were expensive to mount and hence served to advertise the wealth and generosity of the officials who sponsored them. This Week • Globe Theatre • Sam Wanamaker Playhouse •. … which he lived and wrote in, the original Globe theatres and the remarkable story of Sam and th. George Jean Nathan. 1928 Knopf 2yOp $2.50 The sixteenth volume of criticism from the pen of Mr Nathan. Plumptre Great Books Online (via Internet Public Library), and compare key moments in the Jebb and the Plumptre versions.
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  • The Shifting Point: Theatre, Film, Opera 1946-1987

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    See section on Indian Costume. 106-8 Dances. Respond critically to the major points supporting the thesis. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2015. 118-138. The structure is like, with its emphasis on linear control and meditative repetition; the proportioning is like, with more verbs than adjectives in narrative, reasoning, and clausal organization; the tone is like, purposely roughened by particles of speech as talk is", p.431 "It may be that the twentieth-century poetry worked against nineteenth, as seventeenth against sixteenth, that is, as an age of self-consciousness against an age of enthusiastic affirmation.
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  • Mr Phipps Theatre

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    Bur of educ dramatics, Nat recreation assn (mim) 4p gratis A brief history of the pantomime with graded list of pantomimes for amateur production, giving description of each pantomime and publisher and price. Moritz Adolph Jagendorf. 1926 Brentano's (sepa- rate paging) il music $3.50, pub sep $1 ea Four pantomimes arranged for simple production. Unlike their parents, rock and roll took teenagers seriously.
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  • May 4th Voices: Kent State, 1970: A Play

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    Chambers 26. 254 Memories of Daly's theatre, 1869-1895. Its author was the journalist Bernard Gorin (Yitskhok Goydo; 1868–1925); his work was titled Di geshikhte fun yidishn teater: Tsvey toyznt yor teater bay yidn (The History of Jewish Theater: Two Thousand Years of Theater among Jews; 1918). Albert M, Brown. 1931 The Author (Pro- cured from Drama bk shop) 40p 50c Eight short (5 to 10 min) playlets for all boy casts. Robinson. 1926 Eldridge 12p 35c Pantomime for children, in 3 scs; large cast; I hr; full directions.
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  • Entertaining the Nation: American Drama in the Eighteenth

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    As we understand the story better, it is likely that the mystery does not necessarily decrease; rather it simply grows more beautiful", Eudora Welty " "The type of mind that can understand good fiction is not necessarily the educated mind, but it is at all times the kind of mind that is willing to have its sense of mystery deepened by contact with reality and its sense of reality deepened by contact with mystery", Flannery O'Connor" "The idea of a coincidence that is not perceived by the characters whom it affects often intrigues novelists", John Mullan, "how novels work", Oxford UP, 2006, p.281 "In general, paragraphs have become short in novels over the last century", John Mullan, "how novels work", Oxford UP, 2006, p.226 "the first person, in the long piece, is a form doomed to looseness", Henry James, "The Ambassadors", (preface) "a majority of literary novels published in the last couple of decades have been written in the first person", David Lodge, "Consciousness and the Novel", Penguin 2002, p.86 "Before the nineteenth century, novelists had little interest in dialect speakers, except to mark them off as comically foolish", John Mullan, "how novels work", Oxford UP, 2006, p.131 "Satire does not always like easily within novels.
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  • Messiah of the New Technique: John Howard Lawson, Communism,

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    It is our conviction that without this historical grounding, contemporary debates, whatever their merits, would lack sufficient context to evaluate the larger significance of critical endeavors. Agate (Morality plays) 22 Drama in education, theory and technique. A series of full size pat- tern sheets for making bodies, faces, and cos- tumes are tucked in an envelope inside the back cover. Now I've inherited from the middle ages a whole roster of character types: avengers, clowns, courtiers, kings, lovers, madmen, malcontents, scholars, soldiers, villains. .. but no thinker.
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  • The Cambridge Introduction to Theatre Historiography

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    It is a collection of all the plays except those of Shakespeare included in the 2 volumes by the same editor: Shakespeare and his fellow dramatists. (See entry under same section) Intro- duction and notes are similar. Later these plays were moved out of the church into the street, where the platform sets were arranged around an area in which the audience could stand or move from place to place in a prescribed order. Lo and Gilbert define theatre of resistance as being ―...driven by a political imperative to interrogate the cultural hegemony that underlies imperial systems of governance, education, social and economic organization, and representation‖. 10 Some elements of resistance theatre that interrogate hegemonic values and make possible resistance to oppression, while producing opportunities for empowerment are: open critiques of mainstream discourses, disruption of deeply fixed notions, and questioning the foundation and construction of norms and power,11 reconfiguration of mainstream 8 see Jill Dolan, The Feminist Spectator as Critic, Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1991, pp. 1-18 for a theatre feminist critique on the North American theatrical environment 9 See Antonin Artaud, The Theater and Its Double, New York: Grove Press, 1958 10 Jacqueline Lo and Helen Gilbert, ―Toward a Topography of Cross-Cultural Theatre Praxis‖ in The Drama Review, Vol. 46, No. 3, 2002, p.35 11 Paul Rabinow (ed.) The Foucault Reader, New York: Pantheon, 1984; Augusto Boal, Theatre of the Oppressed.
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  • The Magic World Behind the Curtain (Artists and Issues in

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    Contents of series: ist ser contains a varied group of one-act plays such as: The boy comes home, by A. Eaton "The book justifies itself thoroughly and here- after should be indispensable to all students of the American stage and drama." Same; arr and rev by (Sir) Henry Ellis. 1813 G. Bell 2v; enl ed 1890 3v o.p. (For other editions see entry: Brand's popular antiquities of Great Britain, under Bibli- ography, 7 Pageantry) Contents: V I The calendar V2 Customs and ceremonies of England V3 Superstitions Of equal value with Strutt and Donee.
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  • Spectatorship at the Elizabethan Court: Heft 1 (Zeitsprunge)

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    Paul Belloni Du Chaillu. 1889 Scribner 2v o.p. "The early history, manners and customs of the ancestors of the English speaking nations. He was "one of the founders of the négritude movement in Francophone literature". They stayed in the monotonous work routine of the lower middle class, acquiring, if they were lucky, enough status to move to one of the more nondescript suburbs, and losing their strongest virtue � the group solidarity that had made them, in high school, a force to be reckoned with.
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  • The Theatre of Apollo: Divine Justice and Sophocles' Oedipus

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    A close examination of many of Hamlet's reflective speeches, including his celebrated "To be nor not to be" soliloquy, will show that they serve functions similar to those of Brutus in Julius Caesar. See entry under Pageant- ry) A masque of myths in 3 "Spells." National Recreation Association of Amer- ica, 315 Fourth Ave, N. Marxist literary theories tend to focus on the representation of class conflict as well as the reinforcement of class distinctions through the medium of literature.