Category: History & Criticism

Russia, Freaks and Foreigners: Three Performance Texts

Russia, Freaks and Foreigners: Three Performance Texts

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As before, what destroys the hero is what is best about him, yet the best in Macbeth or Othello cannot so simply be commended as Romeo's impetuous ardor or Brutus's political idealism (fatuous though it is). Glasgow International is Scotland's flagship art event showcasing cutting-edge contemporary art. There can be little doubt that both Lear and Gloucester are in some sense "better" men at the end of their lives than they were at the beginning of the action. Illus- trated by 114 full page photographic plates and 800 other illustrations.
Weyward Macbeth: Intersections of Race and Performance

Weyward Macbeth: Intersections of Race and Performance

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Beard, DeAnna Toten, and Mark Osler. “Susan Glaspell Goes to Law School: Adventures in Teaching Trifles to Criminal Practice Students.” Texas Theatre Journal 4.1 (January 2008): 43-50. Meet the people with whom you want to study. Contents: Introduction (discussion of creative dramatics); Attitude; Dramatization; Class drama- tizations; A dramatic course for the seventh grade, eighth grade and ninth grade; Directing a play; Assembly programs; Costuming the school play; The school stage and its equipment; Children's theatres, treating of every phase of its organiza- tion from players and construction crew to ushers and audience.
Voice and New Writing, 1997-2007: Articulating the Demos

Voice and New Writing, 1997-2007: Articulating the Demos

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In reading the parable of the prodigal son in the New Testament, different readers are likely to have different responses. In pt 2 Sir James Scott treats of Indo-Chinese mythology, covering the sub- ject in 4 chapters. Their reaction is directly targeted to this form of exposure that critics identify with a Western discourse that now speaks from Romanian stages in an ‗unnatural‘ way. Strong (Popo) 225 Educational problems, v 1. 2v G. Shakespeare's first extant play is probably The Comedy of Errors (1590; like most dates for the plays, this is conjectural and may be a year or two off), a brilliant and intricate farce involving two sets of identical twins and based on two already-complicated comedies by the Roman Plautus.
Stage and Screen

Stage and Screen

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Some believe literature should be judged primarily (if not solely) on its artistic merits, not its moral or philosophical content. Colonial Situations: Essays on the Contextualization of Ethnographic Knowledge. Video/C 4625 A biography of Halide Edib Adivar, a Turkish novelist and feminist political leader. Secondly [...] culture is a concept that includes a refining and elevating element, each society's reservoir of the best that has been known and thought. ...
Audrey Wood and the Playwrights (Palgrave Studies in Theatre

Audrey Wood and the Playwrights (Palgrave Studies in Theatre

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Several of the plays did not appear until the posthumous collected Folio edition of 1623, so the following chronology, though it reflects the preponderance of modern opinion, remains uncertain: (1) Early works written before Shakespeare joined the Lord Chamberlain's company in 1594: 1 Henry VI, 2 Henry VI, 3 Henry VI, Richard III, Titus Andronicus, The Taming of the Shrew, Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece.(2) Works written between 1594 and the opening of the Globe in 1599: Two Gentlemen of Verona, Love's Labour's Lost, Romeo and Juliet, Richard II, Midsummer Night's Dream, King John, Merchant of Venice, 1 Henry IV, 2 Henry IV, Much Ado About Nothing, Henry V, the early sonnets, and The Lover's Complaint.(3) Works written between 1599 and the acquisition of Blackfriars in 1608: As You like It, Twelfth Night, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Troilus and Cressida, All's Well That End's Well, Measure for Measure, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, Antony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus, Timon of Athens, the later sonnets, and The Phoenix and the Turtle.(4) The last plays, written between 1608 and the burning of the Globe in 1613: Pericles, Cymbeline, A Winter's Tale, The Tempest, Henry VIII.
The Queerest Art: Essays on Lesbian and Gay Theater (Sexual

The Queerest Art: Essays on Lesbian and Gay Theater (Sexual

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Stage guide and orchestration may be rented. All stated financial information is subject to change. He has also considered (see Carroll and Seeley 2013) how Montero’s research and other research in neuroscience might bolster dance critic John Martin’s theory of “metakinetic transfer” from dance performers to audience dances. (For more on Martin’s theory of “metakinetic transfer”, which he says is due to “muscular sympathy” and “inner mimicry” see Martin 1939 and Franko 1996.
The Life And Letters of Washington Allston

The Life And Letters of Washington Allston

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Extensive bibliog under each author giving most of his plays, and the critical articles and books about him; also references for various periods; lisis of plays for clubs; and programs of music appropriate for the periods considered. Buss 19 Patterns for costumes See patterns in the following: A. Standard catalog, lit and philol sec Complete guide to the improvement of the memory. William Lyon Phelps, (c 1923, 2d ser 1924) 3d ser 1926 Scribner xv,309p $2 "The twelve articles here contained arc reprinted from Scribner's magazine.
Portmanteau and Plays by Stuart Walker

Portmanteau and Plays by Stuart Walker

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Blackmur, The Riddle of Shakespeare's Sonnets (New York: Basic Books, 1962). The Globe was hexagonal without, circular within, a roof extending over the stage only. This distinction lies essentially in the fact that whereas the purpose of art criticism is to judge single work or group of works, aesthetics is directed towards the evaluation of art in general. Soviet Yiddish theater has been the subject of an anthology published in Israel and an English-language monograph by Jeffrey Veidlinger.
Billy Rose Presents . . . Casa Mañana (Chisholm Trail

Billy Rose Presents . . . Casa Mañana (Chisholm Trail

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Links to contemporary 19th century resource materials. Barry Sullivan and his contemporaries: a histrionic record. Colbeck. 1886 Scribner 16v il (maps) $1.25 ea A series of books treating of the history of England and Europe at successive epochs during the Christian era. Great effort goes into casting such productions as The King & I, mentioned in the letter, with 22 of the 26 actors in the cast identifying as Asian Pacific or other non-white, including the casting of a Latino actor as the King.
Reimagining American Theatre

Reimagining American Theatre

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Woollcott (Essays on stage) 74 English comedy. Many earn tenure track jobs or serve as Chair of their departments or Deans at their universities. Hamlet also appears in Benjamin's counter-Hegelian genealogy of tragedy -- of baroque Germany, rather than of ancient Greece. An old work of refer- ence but important for its biographies of dramatists. To further prepare for future employment or graduate school, all students are strongly encouraged to pursue off-campus practical experience through TH 490: Cooperative Education (Internship).