Franklin

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H. Holt, 1921 - 191 pages
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Page 201 - THE HOUSE OF THE HEART Short plays in verse for children of fourteen or younger : — "The House of the Heart (Morality Play)— "The Enchanted Garden" (Flower Play)— "A Little Pilgrim's Progress" (Morality Play)— "A Pageant of Hours" (To be given Out of Doors)— "On Christmas Eve." "The Princess and the Pixies.
Page 199 - THE THEORY OF THE THEATRE. — What is a Play? — The Psychology of Theatre Audiences. — The Actor and the Dramatist. — Stage Conventions in Modern Times.
Page 201 - The Silver Thread" (Cornish) ; "The Forest Spring" (Italian) ; "The Foam Maiden" (Celtic) ; "Troll Magic" (Norwegian) ; "The Three Wishes" (French) ; "A Brewing of Brains" (English) ; "Siegfried" (German) ; "The Snow Witch
Page 199 - The Four Leading Types of Drama : Tragedy and Melodrama ; Comedy and Farce. — The Modern Social Drama, etc., etc.
Page 200 - His four volumes of collected dramatic criticisms are not unworthy to be set on the shelf by the side of Lemaitre's "Impressions de Theatre" and Faguet's "Propos de Theatre.*' His preparation for dramatic criticism is exceptionally ample. He adds also the other three qualifications which a critic ought to possess — insight and sympathy and disinterestedness. These plays are vital and vivid in Mr. Hamilton's pages.
Page 190 - ... be gone. This fellow is not so great a fool as we took him to be. " Mr. Hartley's failure appears to have only provoked the British king to make an attempt of another description upon the American envoys. Former emissaries had assailed their discretion ; an attack was now made upon their fidelity. On a morning in June, a packet was thrown into a window at Passy, which proved to be a long letter, addressed to Dr. Franklin, written in the English language, but dated, ''Brussels, June 16th," and...
Page 199 - High Comedy in America; The George M. Cohan School of Playrights; Middle Class Opinion; Criticism and Creation in the Drama ; Dramatic Talent and Theatrical Talent; The Plays of Lord Dunsany; Romance and Realism in the Drama ; Scenic Settings in America ; The New Stagecraft; The Non-Commercial Drama; A Democratic Insurrection in the Theatre ; A Scheme for a Stock Company ; What's Wrong with the American Drama, etc., etc. Prof. Brander Matthms, in the Bookman: . . .Mr.
Page 199 - ... of Lemaitre and Faguet. ... He has insight and sympathy and disinterestedness. These plays are vital and vivid in Mr. Hamilton's pages. PROBLEMS OF THE PLAYWRIGHT Building a Play Backward; Surprise in the Drama; High Comedy in America; The George M. Cohan School of Playrights; Middle Class Opinion; Dramatic Talent and Theatrical Talent; The Plays of Lord Dunsany; Romance and Realism in the Drama; Scenic Settings in America; The Non-Commercial Drama; A Democratic Insurrection in the Theatre; A...
Page 201 - Transcript. THE SILVER THREAD AND OTHER FOLK PLAYS. "The Silver Thread" (Cornish "The Forest Spring" (Italian) ; "The Foam Maiden...
Page 199 - Presents coherently a more substantial body of idea on the subject than perhaps elsewhere accessible." Boston Transcript: "At every moment of his discussion he has a firm grasp upon every phase of the subject," THE GERMAN DRAMA OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY By GEORG WITKOWSKI.

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