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Modern drama

from Ibsen to Fugard

by Terry Hodgson

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-232) and index

    StatementTerry Hodgson
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 244 p. :
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17931325M
    ISBN 100713462434

    Techniques in Modern Drama Modern drama has roots in the war torn sensibility of disillusioned, battered, and spiritually sterile humanity. The cataclysm consequent to the two major wars dismantled reliable edifices of religion, morality and family. The basic queries regarding existence and truth remained unanswered and the. Modern Movements in International Literature, 1st Edition. By Judy L. Oliva. First Published in Part of a series of ‘Studies in Modern Drama’, Volume 7 This volume Studies in Modern Drama collects essays on contemporary theatre which reveal the changing face of the world, as well as challenges to the boundaries of traditional stage.

    This course analyzes major modern plays featuring works by Shaw, Pirandello, Beckett, Brecht, Williams, Soyinka, Hwang, Churchill, Wilson, Frayn, Stoppard, Deveare Smith, and Kushner. The class particularly considers performance, sociopolitical and aesthetic contexts, and the role of theater in the world of modern multimedia. Jan 01,  · Modern political theater, by contrast, openly places the audience at the center of its rhetorical designs, and the drama of the postwar period is shown to develop a range of post-Brechtian practices that make the audience the subject of the play.

    Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The Routledge Drama Anthology and Sourcebook is a groundbreaking compilation of the key movements in the history of modern theatre, from the late Nineteenth Century to contemporary performance.


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Oct 14,  · About this book. Covering the period toand taking in everything from Ibsen to Beckett, this book is volume one of a two-part comprehensive examination of the plays, dramatists, and movements that comprise modern world drama.

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- Santa Ponchita City (Modern American Drama) (Volume 2) by Brophy, C.M. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at theslopelounge.com This volume begins with the naturalistic revolt in France against traditional styles of theatre. As realism becomes a European movement the account moves from Paris to the Meiningen company and Ibsen's work as producer and play-wright in Oslo, Chekhov's in Moscow, Shaw's in London, Synge's in Dublin.

Among the producers are Antoine, Brahm, Grein, Granville-Baker, Nemirovich-Danchenko and Reviews: 1. The use of "drama" in a more narrow sense to designate a specific type of play dates from the modern era. "Drama" in this sense refers to a play that is neither a comedy nor a tragedy—for example, Zola's Thérèse Raquin or Chekhov's Ivanov.

Masters of Modern Drama by Block, Haskell M. And Shedd, Robert G. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at theslopelounge.com The best modern classic books.

This modern classics book list is my best guess about the books that matter from a period of not-quite 50 years in the second half of the twentieth century. Somebody else could do their own list of must-read modern classics that has absolutely no overlap with mine, and it would probably be a good list theslopelounge.com: Rebecca Hussey.

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Meserve. New York: New York University Press and London: University of London Press, pp. $ cloth, $ paper. Compared with modern scholarship in other forms of art and literature, that of the Communist Chinese drama and theatre is relatively Author: Daniel S.

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Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama. Emphasizing a performative and stage-centered approach, this book considers early modern European theater as an international phenomenon.

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