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Staging premodern drama

a guide to production problems
  • 236 Pages
  • 0.82 MB
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Greenwood Press , Westport, Conn
Theater -- Production and direction., European drama -- History and criti
Other titlesStaging pre-modern drama.
StatementLee Mitchell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2053 .M56 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 236 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3163753M
ISBN 100313236852
LC Control Number83005624

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: pt. General points regarding production: 1.

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Characteristics of early drama Problems in transforming the text of a classic into performable material Typical problems of casting premodern plays --pt. Greeks: 4. An analysis of acting and characterization on stage, covering theories of character from Aristotle to Brecht and approaches from formalism to post structuralism.

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About the Editor. Cameron Hunt McNabb is Assoc. Professor of English at Southeastern University. Her primary research interests include disability studies and early drama, and she has published in numerous journals, including Early Theatre, Neophilologus, Studies Staging premodern drama book Philology, and Pedagogy.

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In Dr. Faustus, Christopher Marlowe wrote a profoundly religious drama despite the theater's newfound secularism and his own reputation for anti-Christian Aesthetics of Antichrist explores this apparent paradox by suggesting that, long before Marlowe, Christian drama and ritual performance had reveled in staging the collapse of Christianity into its historical opponents Reviews: 1.

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Greenwood Press, Westport, CT. The Lee Mitchell Papers consist of a variety of materials which reflect his activities as an educator, stage designer, author, and director of theater productions.

The collection materials related to the plays directed by Mitchell as well as biographical materials. In he served as technical director for the Greenbriar Drama School at.

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Books shelved as drama: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Macbeth by William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Dramatic literature - Dramatic literature - Common elements of drama: Despite the immense diversity of drama as a cultural activity, all plays have certain elements in common.

For one thing, drama can never become a “private” statement—in the way a novel or a poem may be—without ceasing to be meaningful theatre. The characters may be superhuman and godlike in appearance, speech, and. He specializes in late imperial Chinese literature and culture. His first book, titled Staging Personhood: Costuming in Early Qing Drama (Columbia University Press, forthcoming in spring ), examines theatrical costuming in seventeenth-century China, when the Manchu rulers regulated hairstyle and dress based on gender and ethnicity.

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The Aesthetics of Antichrist explores this apparent paradox by suggesting that, long before Marlowe, Christian Price: $   A drama is a piece of writing, which is artistically presented with dialogues.

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BOOKS Staging Personhood: Costuming in Early Qing Drama (Columbia University Press, ). Cleansing Grievances: Dead Bodies in Forensic Literature of Early Modern China (book project in progress) Guo, Yingde and Guojun Wang, eds.

Huayan zhuan 花筵賺 (A Wedding Trap, a 17th-century Chinese drama). Drama > Technique. Access: How to Borrow from Another Library. Search for the book on E-ZBorrow. E-ZBorrow is the easiest and fastest way to get the book you want (ebooks unavailable).

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Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, DiGangi's book, an account of same-sex affective relations in early modern drama in England, questions the centrality that "sodomy" has assumed as a discursive category in previous studies of such relationships.

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He is the author of Staging Personhood: Costuming in Early Qing Drama (Columbia UP, ), which examines theatrical costuming in seventeenth-century Chinese drama when the Manchu rulers regulated hairstyle and dress based on gender and ethnicity.

His second book project examines dead bodies in premodern Chinese forensic literature. This book is an excellent introduction to premodern Chinese and Japanese cultural exchanges and communication. Comparative readings of the Noh plays present the unique trajectory by which each Chinese character arrives at the Japanese Noh stage.

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LRCCS Noon Lecture Series | Now We See It, Now We Don't: How to Theorize Traditional Chinese Song-Drama Patricia Sieber, Associate Professor of Chinese, The Ohio State University.

Staging is the process of selecting, designing, adapting to, or modifying the performance space for a play or includes the use or absence of stagecraft elements as well as the structure of the stage and its components. Staging is also used to mean the result of this process, in other words the spectacle that a play presents in performance, its visual detail.

“Wang Zhaojun on the Border: Gender and Intercultural Conflict in Premodern Chinese Drama.” Asian Theatre Jour no. 2 (Fall ), III. Book Reviews: Staging Chinese Revolution: Theater, Film, and the Afterlives of Propaganda by Xiaomei Chen (New York: University of Columbia Press, ).Comparative Drama (ISSN ) is a peer reviewed scholarly journal devoted to studies international in spirit and interdisciplinary in scope; it is published quarterly (Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter) at Western Michigan University (member, Council of Editors of Learned Journals).She is the author of "Theaters of Desire: Authors, Readers, and the Reproduction of Early Chinese Song-Drama, " and is currently the lead editor of "How to Read Chinese Drama." She has given talks in the US, Europe, Russia, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan and her work has appeared in journals, books, and encyclopedias in English, Chinese.