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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 501–503.
Published: 01 December 1964
...Alan S. Downer J. L. Styan. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1962. vii + 304 pp. $5.50. Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 JOHN R. CARY 501 lightness of the author’s style, as well as his choice of Max Liebermann’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 323–331.
Published: 01 September 1966
...J. L. Styan Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 DRAMA AS RITUAL’ By J. L. STYAN African tribesmen leap in a dance to make their corn grow tall, or re-enact a killing of the tribal enemy by having one of their number...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 245–248.
Published: 01 June 1970
...J. L. Styan William Willeford. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1969. xxii + 266 pp. $8.50. Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 REVIEWS The Fool and His Scepter: A Study in Clowns and Jesters and Their Audience...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (3): 211–220.
Published: 01 September 1976
...J. L. Styan Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 ∗ A paper given for the World Center for Shakespeare Studies Conference on Shake-speare and His Public at Northwestern University, February 1975. ELIZABETHAN OPEN STAGING WILLIAM POEL...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 483–486.
Published: 01 December 1968
...J. L. Styan Wilbur Sanders Cambridge: At the University Press, 1968. xi + 391 pp. $9.50. Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 J. L. STYAN 483 The Dramatist and the Received Idea: Studies in the Plays of Marlowe Q...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 499–501.
Published: 01 December 1964
.... STYAN. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1962. vii + 304 pp. $5.50. As a teacher, Aristotle had two strikes against him. If he meant to be descriptive, like many another innocent pedagogue, he attracted disciples who preferred to take his words as prescriptive. And his works and those...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 503–504.
Published: 01 December 1964
... his decade of attempting to manipulate the audience with purely theatrical techniques. Ionesco and Becke tt may have succeeded-beyond the aims of Brecht-in alienating the larger audience, but it is unlikely that future audiences (to use Styan’s tactful phrases) “of greater generosity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 162–185.
Published: 01 June 1987
... Tulte,” ShS, 32 (1979): 79-84; J. L. Styan, The Elevients of Drmtia (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1960), pp. 72-85, The Dark Coviedy: The Develop~nentof Modern Comic Tra edy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1962), pp. 95-1 19, and Chekhov in Pe$nnonce: A Conivientary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 248–250.
Published: 01 June 1970
... will always return to the condition of the circus to re-enact its indispensable fool ritual, and find part of its dwelling in that sublime genre so shamefully neglected by our schools and universities: farce. J. L. STYAN Uniuersity of Michigan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 June 1971
.... Whitewater, Wis.: Language Press, 197 1. xiv + 4 14 pp. Steiner, George. Extraterritorial: Papers on Literature and the Language Revolution. New York: Atheneum, 1971. xiii + 210 pp. $7.95. Styan, J. L. Chekhov in Performance: A Commentary on the Major Plays. Cam- bridge...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 317–320.
Published: 01 September 1977
... of Presence: The Poet and “Paradise Lost.” Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1977. 190 pp. $10.95. BOOKS KECEIVED 319 Styan, J. L. The Shakespeare Revolution: Criticism and Performance in the Twen- tieth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 486–491.
Published: 01 December 1968
..., for a complete understanding. If this is to com- mit the “affective fallacy” and judge a work of art by its results, illuminat- ing what a play is by what it does, then I willingly condone the offense. J. L. STYAN University of Michigan Destiny...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 122–128.
Published: 01 March 1968
.... $4.50. Styan, J. L. Shakespeare's Stagecroft. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1967. viii + 244 pp. $7.95, cloth: $2.45, paper. Thornson, George H. The Fiction of E. M. Forster. Detroit: Wayne State Uni- versity Press, 1967. 304 pp. $9.95. Weinstein, Mark A. William Edmondstoune...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 377–382.
Published: 01 September 1968
... to Theoretical Linguistics. Cambridge: At the Univer- sity Press, 1968. x 4- 519 pp. $11.50, cloth; $3.75, paper. Styan, J. L. The Dark Comedy: The Development of Modern Comic Tragedy. Cambridge: At the University Press, second edition, 1968 (1962). vii + 31 1 pp. $7.50, cloth; $2.95, paper...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 407–412.
Published: 01 December 1962
...- lany of Irish Writing. New York: Oxford University Press, with the coiip- eration of the Irish Academy of Letters, 1962. Pp. 118. $2.50. Styan, J. L. The Dark Comedy: The Development of Modern Comic Tragedy. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1962. Pp. vii + 304. $5.50. Swardson, H...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 412–420.
Published: 01 December 1988
.... Styan, “Stage Space and the Shakespeare Experience”; Glynne Wickham, “Reflections Arising from Recent Productions of Love’s Labozcr’s Lost and As You Like Hugh M. Richmond, “Peter Quince Directs i2omeo and &lief”; Thomas Clayton, “ ‘Balancing at Work’: (R)evoking the Script...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 March 1986
... is represented at one extreme by J. L. Styan, who comments, “Middleton is frankly irreverent in his fast-paced treatment of London life; he has no axe to grind, no lesson to preach. . . . By denying his audience the broader picture found in the London plays of Heywood and Dekker and refusing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 402–416.
Published: 01 September 1969
... at the ”An exposition of this device as applied to Chekhov, Pirandello, Anouilh, and others is found in J. L. Styan, The Dark Comedy: The Development of Modern Comic Tragedy (Cambridge, Eng., 1962). DOUGLAS A. JOYCE 415 end of the act. The perceptive spectator...