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Voltaire and the Theatre of the Eighteenth Century

Marvin A. Carlson - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 186 pages
Born in the final years of the seventeenth century, and dying a decade before the beginning of the French Revolution, Voltaire was a quintessential figure of the eighteenth ...
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Performance: A Critical Introduction

Marvin A. Carlson - Art - 20e siècle - 1996 - 247 pages
This book provides an overview of the modern concept of performace and how it has developed in various fields. Topics discussed include the evolution of performance art since ...
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The Italian Shakespearians: Performances by Ristori, Salvini, and Rossi in ...

Marvin A. Carlson - Drama - 1985 - 224 pages
Traces the history of Shakespeare in Italy until the middle of the nineteenth century and then focuses on Shakespearian interpretations of the three most famous Italian actors ...
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The Haunted Stage: The Theatre as Memory Machine

Marvin A. Carlson - Performing Arts - 2003 - 200 pages
Uncovers the ways in which the spectator's memory informs theatrical reception.
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Places of Performance: The Semiotics of Theatre Architecture

Marvin Carlson - Architecture - 1993 - 212 pages
Carlson explores how the design of theatre buildings and their location within the city reflect society's attitudes and concerns. The text cites examples from the Renaissance ...
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Speaking in Tongues: Language at Play in the Theatre

Marvin A. Carlson - Performing Arts - 2006 - 257 pages
"Speaking in Tongues draws important social and political conclusions about the role of language in cultural power, making a vital contribution to the fields of theatre and ...
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The Arab Oedipus: Four Plays from Egypt and Syria

Marvin A. Carlson - Drama - 2005 - 450 pages
Four plays based on the Oedipus legend by four leading dramatists of the Arab World.
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Contemporary Theatre in Egypt: A Symposium, Three Plays, Bibliography

Marvin A. Carlson - Drama - 1999 - 83 pages
Includes the proceedings of a symposium on this subject held at the CUNY Graduate Center in February of 1999, along with the first English translations of three short plays by ...
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