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Henrik Ibsen : The Father of Modern Drama By Dr. Azher Suleiman
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Henrik Johan Ibsen (1828-1906) was an important Norwegian dramatist, social critic and agitator for women’s rights. He is known to be the father of realism and has been a pioneer in the... More > transformation and revolution of modern drama. Ibsen was a leader in the campaign for a modern radical and realistic literature in the cultural life of Scandinavia of this age, and challenged the values of middle-class society and formulated the basic rights and liberties of the individual. Charles Lyons describes him as “the realist, the iconoclast, the successful or failed idealist, the poet, the psychologist, the romantic, the anti-romantic.”< Less
Language Aesthetics of Modern African Drama By Isaiah Ilo
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The goal of this book is to initiate theoretical discussions on the popular subject of African literary language, and the thrust of the contribution, apart from theory-building, is the introduction... More > of the Post-indiginist concept next to the well known essentialist and hybrid concepts. The study outlines a set of criteria for each aesthetic concept, so that literary analysis based on the criteria will verify whether or not they are adequate for understanding, explaining and describing African writers' language usage. It is expected that a language aesthetic theory in the African context may help in the study of individual writers' styles and equally address a neglect of descriptive studies in African literary scholarship.< Less
Idanikos suzugos: Drama eis tessaras praxeis [Greek, Modern (1453-)] By Oscar Wilde
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Oscar Wilde à New York, 1882, par Napoléon... More > Sarony.Œuvres principalesmodifier Oscar Wilde, dont le nom complet est Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, est un écrivain irlandais, né à Dublin le 16 octobre 1854 et mort à Paris le 30 novembre 1900.Né dans la bourgeoisie irlandaise et protestante de Dublin, d’un père ophtalmologiste renommé et d’une mère poétesse, Oscar Wilde se distingue par un parcours scolaire brillant. Nourri de culture classique, couronné de prix au sein du Trinity College de Dublin, il intègre le Magdalene College de l'université d'Oxford, où il se construit un personnage d’esthète et de dandy, sous l’influence des préraphaélites et des théories de L'art pour l'art de Walter Pater, John Ruskin ou Whistler. Excerpt from:< Less
Boris Godunov: a drama in verse By Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (/ˈpʊʃkɪn/;... More > Russian: Алекса́ндр Серге́евич Пу́шкин, tr. Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin; IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksandr sʲɪˈrɡʲejɪvʲɪtɕ ˈpuʂkʲɪn] ( listen); 6 June [O.S. 26 May] 1799 – 10 February [O.S. 29 January] 1837) was a Russian poet, playwright, and novelist of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature.Pushkin was born into Russian nobility in Moscow. His matrilineal great-grandfather was Abram Gannibal, who was brought over as a slave from what is now Cameroon. Excerpt from:< Less
Strife: A Drama in Three Acts By John Galsworthy
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Galsworthy OM... More > (/ˈɡɔːlzwɜːrði/; 14 August 1867 – 31 January 1933) was an English novelist and playwright. Notable works include The Forsyte Saga (1906–1921) and its sequels, A Modern Comedy and End of the Chapter. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1932.Galsworthy was born at what is now known as Galsworthy House (then called Parkhurst) on Kingston Hill in Surrey, England, the son of John and Blanche Bailey (née Bartleet) Galsworthy. His family was wealthy and well established, with a large estate in Kingston upon Thames that is now the site of three schools: Marymount International School, Rokeby Preparatory School, and Holy Cross Preparatory School. He attended Harrow and New College, Oxford, training as a barrister, and was called to the bar in 1890. Excerpt from:< Less
Farm Plays: Three Rural Dramas By Eric Goudie
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These three plays about farm life run from sentimental to heart-warming to tragic, encapsulating the very essence of life on the modern family farm.
Turning Glass Shakespeare: One Company's Interdisciplinary Approach to the Production of Early Modern Drama By Sarah Martin et al.
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The 2014-2015 Mary Baldwin College MFA Company, Turning Glass Shakespeare, documents their tenure as an interdisciplinary ensemble dedicated to the production of early modern drama. Each member of... More > Turning Glass Shakespeare explores one aspect of the company's season of plays from both a scholarly and a practical, production-based standpoint. This marriage of scholarship and stagecraft is the hallmark of Mary Baldwin College's unique Shakespeare and Performance M.Litt/MFA program.< Less
The Big Book of Gospel Drama - Volume 1 By Douglas Christian Larsen
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(Coil-bound version) Dramatic Parables, Christian skits and plays suitable for church and Vacation Bible School (VBS). Modern-day parables in script form, in a handy spiral-bound format allowing for... More > easy access to copy and distribute scripts to your drama team. Also includes insightful Bible study on applicability of God's method of teaching, plus a helpful "how to" section for producing plays and skits in a church or youth group setting. Includes a variety of long scripts (up to 45 minutes in length) as well as mid (14 minutes) and shorter scripts (4-7 minutes). Storytelling making the difference - Always a parable.< Less
Lit 1005 H European and American Drama Honors By Susan Tatsui-D'Arcy
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This one-trimester course will provide students with both exposure to European literature and a solid foundation for the interpretation and analysis of plays. Students will read a selection of plays... More > ranging from an ancient Greek tragedy to modern American and European drama and watch a selection of dramas (both live and in film format). The students also read 12 unabridged novels/plays: Middlemarch, “Antigone,” “Death of a Salesman,” “12 Angry Men,” “Dr. Faustus,” “The Tempest,” “Life is a Dream,” “A Doll’s House,” “Emperor Jones,” “The Man of Destiny,” “The Importance of Being Earnest,” “Tartuffe,” and Types of Drama: Plays and Contexts. They will write 1-2 page critiques of each play/novel and also produce a 3-5 page compare-and-contrast paper. In order to further their knowledge of and appreciation for this art form, students will also write a one-act play.< Less
Antigone [Greek, Modern (1453-)] By Sophocles
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Antigone Four was the name four of the members of Antigone Rising went by briefly in 2008. The band has since continued on using their original name, Antigone Rising.In the mid-1990s in New York... More > City, the Henderson sisters created Antigone Rising and started playing gigs, initially in Bleecker Street venues including The Back Fence, Cafe Figaro and The Bitter End with Jen Zielenbach on bass and Dena Tauriello on drums. The band is known for earning a dedicated fanbase very early on that follow them from concert to concert all along the East Coast and increasingly across the country. Excerpt from: Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less

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