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Play Time
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama, Essay » Literature
Nine essays analyzing specific plays, pulling apart the ways the playwrights are using the medium of theatre to manipulate or comment on or distort or theorize about time. The idea isn’t so much to definitively state What X Play is About, but more to point out what I find interesting in each play, and figure out how the artist—or how theatre as a medium—achieved it.
The Dramatic Concepts of Antonin Artaud
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 59,820. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / French
Antonin Artaud (1896-1948) inaugurated the Theater of Cruelty, a dramatic movement that has had a profound influence on avant-garde theater in Europe and the U.S. The movement is exemplified by the Peter Brook production of Marat-Sade. This book was the first to analyze Artaud's theories, their sources, and the extent to which he implemented them in his own plays. New Foreword by Peter Thompson.
То был мой театр
Price: Free! Words: 57,800. Language: Russian. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama
Это - книга, написанная "в стол" в 1984-85 гг. без надежд на скорое издание. Книга - о Театре на Таганке и о времени, не столь уж далёком, с его приметами и привязанностями, верой и безверием. Это - книга любви к тем, кому она посвящена, и книга грусти, причины для которой "очень даже есть", как пел Владимир Высоцкий. Автор книги - журналист, поэт и, по его словам, человек, "отравленный" Таганкой.
Ebony Swan: The Case for Shakespeare’s Race
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,570. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Shakespeare, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama
Was Shakespeare black? That is the question in “Ebony Swan: The Case for Shakespeare’s Race,” an explosive new book by Dr. Jeffrey Hunter McQuain. This nonfiction work exposes a 400-year-old conspiracy to cover up the fact that the world’s greatest writer was not white but biracial. Thoroughly researched, “Ebony Swan” makes a compelling case, giving readers an exciting new way to see Shakespeare.
Antigone by Sophocles: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 21. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama
Need help understanding Antigone? This Guide puts this third play in the trilogy by Sophocles in context. Included in the guide is the structure of Greek plays, background information on Greece, central issues of the play, its themes, questions to deepen your understanding for each section of the play. a familiarization with literary terms activity and two graphics.
Man's Folly
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 30,560. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama
"Man's Folly" is a collection of eight short stories. The stories are surrounded by life and place involving the trials and tribulations facing us. All the stories have an upside and a downside that we're familiar with. Enjoy the stories.
Gambling on Magic
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 116,960. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama
Gambling on Magic is set in Bangkok where life is more than good for Joey Balfour, ex-patriot gambling king, former TV personality, and the current owner of the mysterious and exotic Feng Shui Flower Shop in downtown Bangkok. Then ex-chief of security arrives in Bangkok to reopen an old unsolved Las Vegas casino theft...