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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1984) 45 (1): 3–21.
Published: 01 March 1984
... playwright’s work and overturn the traditional ideal of drama as a clarifying mirror of men and their relation to their world. The citizens create as well as destroy, but their idea of a good play is almost as appalling-aesthetically and morally-as their be- havior. They will tolerate only a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1944) 5 (3): 380.
Published: 01 September 1944
... Rett6 ( 1863-1930). [ Georges Lemuitre] 36 1 Philip A. Wadsworth. The Novels of Gomberville. A Critical Study of Polexandre and Cythkrke. [Marc Denkinger] . 362 Leo Kirschenbaum. Enrique Gaspar and the Social Drama in Spain. [William E. Wilson] 364 B. J. Whiting, et al. The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1947) 8 (4): 500.
Published: 01 December 1947
... + 443. $4.00. An Introdzdon to Stuart Drntnu conipletes a trilogy begun iri 1P27 with An Zntrodurfion to the Rcnding of Shakespeare, and con- tinued in 1933 with An Introduction to Tudor Drama. In this last voltline of the series, Frederick S. Boas presents a short review of theatrical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1975) 36 (3): 239–260.
Published: 01 September 1975
...John C. Coldewey Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 THE LAST RISE AND FINAL DEMISE OF ESSEX TOWN DRAMA By JOHN C. COLDEWEY Cause and effect are often difficult to distinguish. Such is the dilem- ma...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1975) 36 (4): 432–434.
Published: 01 December 1975
... controversial to some, always the sign of originali ty, but will he convincing to many others, t 11 is reviewer i ncl utled. ~IARCEL‘I’ETEL Duke University Historical Drama: The Relation of Literature and Reality. By HERBERT...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1975) 36 (4): 439–441.
Published: 01 December 1975
... University of Michigan Schiller’s Drama: Talent and Integrity. By ILSE GRAHAM.New York: Harper 8c Row, 1974. xii 4- 406 pp. $20.00. Ilse Graham’s book is a study of remarkable quality and obviously the fruit of many years of scholarly labor and intimate familiarity with Schiller’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1952) 13 (2): 180–199.
Published: 01 June 1952
...Von Eva C. Wunderlich Copyright © 1952 by Duke University Press 1952 DAS MODERNE DEUTSCHE DRAMA UND SEINE BEZIEHUNG ZUR ZEIT Yon EVAC. WUNDERLICH “Das Drama” sagt Ludwig Marcuse “hat fur jede Kultur zentrale Bedeutung. Es ist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1952) 13 (1): 114–115.
Published: 01 March 1952
... Theatre, Drama ud Audience in Goethe’s Gernrany. By W. H. BUUFORD. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd., 1950. Pp. xi + 388. 21s. The preface states that this work is not historical and that emphasis will be given to subjects which have not hitherto been treated in English. This .does not...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1965) 26 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 September 1965
...Susan Richards Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 MARLOWE’S TAMBURLAINE II A DRAMA OF DEATH By SUSANRICHARDS In drama which treats a man who deals in death, death has a peculiar role of its own to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1965) 26 (4): 506–522.
Published: 01 December 1965
...James L. Calderwood Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM THE ILLUSION OF DRAMA By JAMES L. CALDERWOOD Criticism of A Midsummer Night’s Dream has on the whole followed the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1940) 1 (2): 245–248.
Published: 01 June 1940
...Margaret Bushnell The Invisible World: A Study of Pneumatology in Elizabeth Drama . By Robert Hunter West. Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 1939. Pp. xi+275. Copyright 1940 by University of Washington Press 1940 Henry A. Person 245...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2005) 66 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
...John D. Lyons Indiscernible Counterparts: The Invention of the Text in French Classical Drama . By Christopher Braider. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. 387 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 John D. Lyons is Commonwealth Professor of French at the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., philosophical, and cultural legacies of Chinese modernity. This essay explores the relationship of women to Chinese modernity through a close reading of canonical texts from modern Chinese drama. The transformations of women in Chinese spoken plays during the first half of the twentieth century reflect the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2009) 70 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Julie Stone Peters This essay attempts to offer a thick history of the turn-of-the-century ritual idea while identifying its relationship to a nexus of formations crucial to ideas about drama and to a variety of performance practices in the twentieth century. In the 1890s works on myth and ritual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1946) 7 (2): 242–244.
Published: 01 June 1946
.... Volume IIJ. devoted to critical commentary, will be perhaps the chief result of this author’s long continued study of Torres Naharro. We all eagerly await it. GEORGETYLER NORTHUP La Jolla, California Sunset: A History of Parisian Drama in the Last...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1946) 7 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 June 1946
... nights. Nor do the editors quite seem to realize the importance of what they have established. Surely it is clear that once we realize that The Cenci is not a closet drama, but a stage play, the criteria for judging it change. It is no longer to be considered along with such obviously...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1994) 55 (2): 217–219.
Published: 01 June 1994
... Medieual Drama. By Jody Enders. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cor- nell University Press, 1992. xiv + 281 pp. $35.95. In Rheton’c and the Origins of Medieval Drama,Jody Enders offers an alternative to the well-known idea that drama originated in medieval liturgical perfor- mances. Rather than deny the primacy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1994) 55 (2): 223–225.
Published: 01 June 1994
... achievement, should serve as a spur to others in the expanding field of cultural studies who will want to reckon with this book. Robert S. Knapp, Reed College Mock Kings in Medieual Society and Renaissance Drama. By Sandra Billington. Oxford: Clarendon, 1991...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1944) 5 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 March 1944
... disagreement as assent, their range is such that most students of the Renaissance will find the book a desirable addition to their libraries. ERNESTA. STRATHMANN Pomona College The Wars of Cyrus. An Early Classical Narrative Drama of the Child Actors...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1944) 5 (3): 364.
Published: 01 September 1944
... Drama in Spain. By LEOKIRSCHEN- BAUM. Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Pub- lications in Modern Philology, Volume 25, Number 4, 1944. Pp. viii + 317-424. Enrique Gaspar (1842-1902) is either completely ignored or given but passing mention in most histories...