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Dramatic theory and criticism: Greeks to Grotowski / [compiled by] Bernard F. Dukore.


New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1974] .
ISBN 9780030911521, 0030911524

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Subjects Crítica teatral.
Drama -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Drama.
Dramentheorie.
Quelle.
Teoria teatral.
Théâtre (Genre littéraire) -- Histoire et critique.
Description xiv, 1003 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 997-998).
Also issued online.
Contents Eighteenth and early Nineteenth century Germany -- Hamburg dramaturgy / Gotthold Ephraim Lessing -- Preface to The Robbers / Friedrich Schiller -- The stage as a moral institution / Friedrich Schiller -- On the cause of the pleasure we derive from tragic objects / Friedrich Schiller -- On tragic art / Friedrich Schiller -- The pathetic / Friedrich Schiller -- Reflections on the use of vulgar and low elements in works of art / Friedrich Schiller -- On the use of the chorus in tragedy / Friedrich Schiller -- Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- On truth and probability in works of art / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Conversations of Goethe with Eckermann and Soret / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Lectures on dramatic art and literature / August Wilhelm von Schlegel -- The world as will and idea / Arthur Schopenhauer -- The end of art / Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel -- Symbolic, classic and romantic / Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel -- Dramatic poetry / Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel -- Preface to Maria Magdalena / Friedrich Hebbel -- Nineteenth and Twentieth century Scandinavia -- The ancient tragical motive as reflected in the modern / Søren Kierkegaard -- The comical / Søren Kierkegaard -- Letter to Björnstjerne Björnson / Henrik Ibsen -- Letter to Edmund Gosse / Henrik Ibsen -- Letter to Lucie Wolf / Henrik Ibsen -- Letter to Hans Lien Braekstad / Henrik Ibsen -- Speech at the festival of the Norwegian Women's Rights League, Christiana / Henrik Ibsen -- Preface to Miss Julie / August Strindberg -- An effective play / August Strindberg -- Author's preliminary note to a Dream Play / August Strindberg -- Nineteenth and Twentieth Century England and Ireland -- Greek drama / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- On the principles of sound criticism concerning the fine arts / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Biographia literaria / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Progress of the drama -- Table talk / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Outline of and introductory lecture upon Shakespeare / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- On the characteristics of Shakespeare's plays / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Notes on Hamlet / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Notes on the Tempest / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- On wit and humor / William Hazlitt -- On the artificial comedy of the last century / Charles Lamb -- Comic dramatists of the Restoration / Thomas Babington Macaulay -- An essay on comedy / George Meredith -- The decay of lying / Oscar Wilde -- Preface to the Picture of Dorian Gray / Oscar Wilde -- Preface to Widowers' House / George Bernard Shaw -- The problem play / George Bernard Shaw -- Preface to Three Plays by Brieux / George Bernard Shaw -- The technical novelty in Ibsen's plays / George Bernard Shaw -- On cutting Shakespeare / George Bernard Shaw -- Windlestraws / William Butler Yeats -- Notes / William Butler Yeats -- The reform of theatre / William Butler Yeats -- First principles / William Butler Yeats -- The play, the player and the scene / William Butler Yeats -- Preface to The Playboy of the western world / John Millington Synge -- Preface to The Tinker's Wedding / John Millington Synge -- Excursus on the ritual forms preserved in Greek tragedy / Gilbert Murray -- Play-making / William Archer -- The theatre of the absurd / Martin Esslin.
Nineteenth and Twentieth Century France, Italy and Spain -- Racine and Shakespeare / Stendhal, Marie Henri Beyle -- Preface to Cromwell / Victor Hugo -- Naturalism on the Stage / Émile Zola -- How to write a play / Alexandre Dumas, Fils -- The law of drama / Ferdinand Brunetière -- The tragical in daily life / Maurice Maeterlinck -- The modern drama / Maurice Maeterlinck -- Laughter / Henri Bergson -- Preface to the Breasts of Tiresias / Guillaume Apollinaire -- On humor / Luigi Pirandello -- Preface to the Eiffel Tower Wedding Party / Jean Cocteau -- The dehumanization of art / José Ortega y Gasset -- No more masterpieces / Antonin Artaud -- Experience of the theatre / Eugene Ionesco -- Nineteeth and Twentieth Century Germany, Austria and Switzerland -- The artwork of the future / Richard Wagner -- Introduction to the critique of Political Economy / Karl Marx -- Letter to Ferdinand Lassalle / Karl Marx -- Letter to Ferdinand Lassalle / Friedrich Engels -- Letter to Minna Kautsky / Friedrich Engels -- Letter to Margaret Harkness / Friedrich Engels -- Technique in drama / Gustav Freytag -- The birth of tragedy / Friedrich Nietzsche -- On Oedipus and Hamlet / Sigmund Freud -- Jokes and their relation to the unconscious / Sigmund Freud -- On the relation of analytical psychology to poetry / Carl G. Jung -- The modern theatre is the epic theatre / Bertolt Brecht -- Theatre for pleasure or theatre for instruction / Bertolt Brecht -- Problems of the theatre / Friedrich Duerrenmatt -- Nineteenth and Twentieth Century United State and Canada -- Democratic vistas / Walt Whitman -- A thought on Shakespeare / Walt Whitman -- The tragic fallacy / Joseph Wood Krutch -- Theory and technique of playwriting / John Howard Lawson -- Some thoughts on playwriting / Thornton Wilder -- Tragedy and the common man / Arthur Miller -- The archetypes of literature / Northrop Frye -- The mythos of spring: comedy / Northrop Frye -- What is theatre? / Eric Bently -- Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Russia and Hungary -- Letters to A.S. Suvorin / Anton Pavlovich Chekhov -- Letters to V.I. Nemirovich-Danchenko / Anton Pavlovich Chekhov -- What is art? / Leo Tolstoy -- Party organization and party literature / V.I. Lenin -- On education and the arts / V.I. Lenin -- The sociology of modern drama / George Lukács -- Montage of attractions for the production of Ostrovsky's Diary of a Scoundrel / Sergei Eisenstein -- Theses on the problems of Marxist criticism / Anatoly V. Lunacharsky -- Reports and speeches at the first Soviet writers' conference -- Soviet literature- the richest ideas, the most advanced literature / Andrei A. Zhdanov -- Contemporary world literature and the tasks of proletarian art / Karl Radek -- Poetry, poetics and the problems of poetry in the USSR / Nikolai Bukharin -- Twentieth Century Poland -- On a new type of play / Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz -- The theatre's new testament / Jerzy Grotowski.
Seventeenth and Eighteenth century France -- Observations on the Cid / Georges de Scudéry -- Apologetic letter / Pierre Corneille -- The Opinions of the French Academy / the French Academy -- Discourses / Pierre Corneille -- The whole art of the stage / François Hédelin, Abbot of Aubignac Molière, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin -- Critique of school for wives / François Hédelin, Abbot of Aubignac Molière, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin -- The improvisation at Versailles / François Hédelin, Abbot of Aubignac Molière, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin -- Preface to Tartuffe / François Hédelin, Abbot of Aubignac Molière, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin -- First preface to Andromache / Jean Racine -- First preface to Britannicus / Jean Racine -- Preface to Bérénice / Jean Racine -- Preface to Phaedra / Jean Racine -- The art of poetry / Nicholas Boileau-Despréaux -- Reflections of Aristotle's treatise of poesy / René Rapin -- On the characters of tragedies / Charles de Marguetel de Saint-Denis, Seigneur de Saint-Evremond -- Of Ancient and modern tragedy / Charles de Marguetel de Saint-Denis, Seigneur de Saint-Evremond -- To an author who asked my opinion of a play where the heroine does nothing but lament herself / Charles de Marguetel de Saint-Denis, Seigneur de Saint-Évremond -- Preface to Oedipus / Voltaire, François Marie Arouet -- A discourse on tragedy / Voltaire, François Marie Arouet -- Letter to Horace Walpole / Voltaire, François Marie Arouet -- Encyclopedia / Denis Diderot -- On Dramatic Poetry / Denis Diderot -- Politics and the arts / Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- An essay on serious drama / Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron -- On theatre / Sebastien Mercier -- Restoration and Eighteenth Century England -- An essay of dramatic poesy / John Dryden -- A defense of an essay on dramatic poesy / John Dryden -- Preface to an evening's love / John Dryden -- Preface to all for love / John Dryden -- Of that sort of dramatic poem called tragedy / John Milton -- Upon critics who judge of modern plays precisely by the rules of the ancients / Samuel Butler -- A short view of tragedy / Thomas Rymer -- A short view of the immorality and profaneness of the English stage / Jeremy Collier -- Amendments of Mr. Collier's false and imperfect citations, et ceterat. / William Congreve -- The usefulness of the stage to the happiness of mankind, to government and to religion / John Dennis -- To the spectator upon his paper of the 16th of April / John Dennis -- A defense of Sir Fopling Flutter / John Dennis -- Remarks on a play called the conscious lovers; a comedy / John Dennis -- A discourse upon comedy in reference to the English stage / George Farquhar -- The Spectator No 39 / Joseph Addison -- The Spectator No 40 / Joseph Addison -- The Spectator No 51 / Sir Richard Steele -- The Spectator No 65 / Sir Richard Steele -- The Spectator No 65 / Sir Richard Steele -- The Spectator No 290 / Sir Richard Steele -- Preface to the conscious lovers / Sir Richard Steele -- Dedication to the London merchant / George Lillo -- The Rambler No 92 / Samuel Johnson -- The Rambler No 156 / Samuel Johnson -- A dictionary of the English language / Samuel Johnson -- Preface to the plays of William Shakespeare / Samuel Johnson -- General observations on King Lear / Samuel Johnson -- Of tragedy / David Hume -- A comparison between sentimental and laughing comedy / Oliver Goldsmith.
TABLE OF CONTENTS -- Ancient Greece and Rome -- The Republic / Plato -- Poetics / Aristotle -- Another translation of four passages of Aristotle's Poetics -- Rhetoric / Aristotle -- Nichomachean Ethics / Aristotle -- The tractatus coislinianus / Anonymous -- On the best style of orators / Cicero -- The art of poetry / Horace -- On the sublime / Longinus -- Late Antiquity through the Middle Ages -- On the spectacles / Tertullian -- The City of God / Saint Augustine -- Comedy and tragedy / Aelius Donatus -- Handling sin / Robert Mannyng of Brunne -- Letter to the Lord can grande della scala / Dante Alighieri -- The genealogy of the gentile Gods / Giovanni Boccaccio -- A Sermon against miracle plays / Anonymous -- Renaissance Italy -- Discourse on comedies and tragedies / Giovambattista Giraldi Cinthio -- On comedy / Franciscus Robortellus -- The Poetics / Giovan Giorgio Trissino -- Poetics / Julius Caesar Scaliger -- On Aristotle's Poetics / Lodovico Castelvetro -- Compendium of tragicomic poetry / Giovanni Battista Guarini -- Elizabethan and Jacobian England and Spain -- A Treatise against dicing, dancing, plays and interludes / John Northbrooke -- The school of abuse / Stephen Gosson -- A defence of poetry, music and stage plays / Thomas Lodge -- The defense of poesy / Sir Philip Sidney -- The art of English poesy / George Puttenham -- Induction to a warning for fair women / Anonymous -- Induction to every man out of his humor / Ben Jonson -- Preface to Sejanus, his fall / Ben Jonson -- Dedication to Volpone / Ben Jonson -- Timber, or discoveries made upon men and matter / Ben Jonson -- Observations on the art of English poesy / Thomas Campion -- A defense of rhyme / Samuel Daniel -- The new art of writing plays / Lope de Vega -- Preface to the faithful shepherdess / John Fletcher -- Preface to the white devil / John Webster.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)659084
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WorldCat Identities Dukore, Bernard F., 1931-
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