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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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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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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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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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Four Plays from North Africa

Marvin A. Carlson - Drama - 2008 - 362 pages
Four Plays From North Africa contains modern plays from the Maghreb, the northeastern part of Africa. This is the fi rst English collection of drama from the region; the book ...
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