A Theatre Anthology: Plays and Documents

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University Press of America, 1990 - Performing Arts - 368 pages
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Designed for a course in "World Arts: Art, Theatre and Film", and will prove useful to programs at other colleges that have been designed along similar interdisciplinary lines. Contents: THE SPIRITUAL DIMENSION: Selections on Shamanism, Michael Kirby; Everyman, Anonymous; The Blind, Maurice Maeterlinck; THE PORTRAIT: "The Period of Study," Constantin Stanislavsky; Krapp's Last Tape, Samuel Beckett; LOVE FULLFILLED, LOVE THWARTED: A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry; Our Town, Thornton Wilder; ART IN THE SOCIAL CONTEXT: The Trojan Women, Euripides; Fabiola, Eduardo Machado; THE SENSE OF MOVEMENT: Lazzi; The Flying Doctor, Moliere; Futurist Plays; The Jet of Blood, Antonin Artaud; 18 Happenings in 6 Parts; VOCABULARY LISTS: Theatre; Film.
 

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ORIGINS AND EVOLUTION
1
EVERYMAN
7
THE BLIND
33
THE PERIOD OF STUDY
55
KRAPPS LAST TAPE
77
A RAISIN IN THE SUN
83
OUR TOWN
167
THE TROJAN WOMEN
219
LAZZI
321
THE FLYING DOCTOR
329
FUTURISM DISCONCERTED STATES OF MIND
341
JET OF BLOOD
347
18 HAPPENINGS IN 6 PARTS
351
THEATRE VOCABULARY
357
FILM VOCABULARY
363
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FABIOLA
251

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David Willinger is Director of the Theatre Program at City College, City University of New York and recipient of the Prix du Rayonnement des Lettres a l'Etranger from the Belgian Ministry of Culture. He is author of five books on Belgian t

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