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Fordham University Press

Overview
Works: 159 works in 189 publications in 1 language and 849 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Filmed plays  Drama  Biography  Educational films  Short films 
Roles: Publisher, Editor
Classifications: PR428.R46, 820.9382
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Most widely held works by Fordham University Press
Becoming Christian : race, reformation, and early modern English romance by Dennis Austin Britton( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines early modern English literary representations of Jews and Muslims converting to Christianity alongside English translations of Calvin's writings, polemical writings, treaties on the sacraments, catechisms, and sermons. Demonstrates that the development of a theology of race in post-Reformation England helped resolved doctrinal controversies about baptism"--
Chekhov and the Moscow Art Theatre : the cherry orchard by Institute for Advanced Studies in the Theatre Arts( Visual )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a brief history of the Moscow Art Theatre with photographs and scenes from the Cherry Orchard, directed by Yuri Zavadski
German theatre : Brecht and Schiller( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenes from The good woman of Setzuan by Bertolt Brecht and Love and intrigue by Friedrrich Schiller used to demonstrate the styles of the dramatists
Noh theatre( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Analyzes and demonstrates the style of Japan's oldest form of theater. English commentary notes and analyzes the movements and stance of thee Noh performers"
George Bernard Shaw and his times( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the life of George Bernard Shaw, including footage of his birthplace, Royal court theater, and other places in London, along with explanations of his play and stage techniques. Includes scenes of his plays Man and superman and Art of the rehearsal
Molière and the comédie française( Visual )

in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a brief history of the Comédie française & gives an analysis of two scenes from Molière plays, Le Misanthrope and Tartuffe
The Green bird( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents scenes from Gozzi's The Green bird to demonstrate the characteristic gestures and movements of commedia dell'arte
Aspects of the medieval theatre : Mary of Nijmegen( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film traces the evolution and characteristics of the theatre of the Middle Ages, including reference to Everyman and The York mystery cycle, and presents scenes from the medieval play Mary of Nijmegen
Sheridan's 18th century England( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This delightful and youthful comedy reflects the balance and symmetry of the age as well as well as its dress, manners and music. According to John Gassner, The Rivals captures the humor of the 18th Century in comic situations and dialogue
Aspects of neo-classic theatre style : Jean Racine's Phèdre( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows scenes from Paul-Emile Deiber's interpretation of Racine's Phèdre to demonstrate the neo-classical style
Shakespeare and Webster: Jacobean England( Visual )

in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Jacobean dramatists William Shakespeare and John Webster, drama in London at the time of James I, and what was going on in London at that time. Includes performances of excerpts from Shakespeare's All's well that ends well and Webster's The Duchess of Malfi
Aspects of Peking opera( Visual )

in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hu Hung-Yen is shown applying her Peking opera make-up. She then demonstrates various mime patterns that depict actions or emotions, and concludes by performing a ribbon dance
The Spanish golden age of theatre( Visual )

in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows present day actors and directors attempts to recreate the style of the Spanish Golden Age in the plays The phantom lady and The knight from Olmedo
Roman comedy( Visual )

in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenes from Plautus' Amphitryon and Shakespeare's A comedy of Errors are compared to show how Roman comedy inspired Shakespeare and later playwrights
Aspects of the Kabuki theatre of Japan( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kabuki is the popular, traditional theatre of Japan. It has been acclaimed as the most perfect, total theatre in existence. Shows scenes from Kabuki play Kanjincho (The subscription list) by Namiki Gohei to demonstrate and analyze Kabuki movements and costuming
Roman comedy, part 1( Visual )

in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses scenes from Terence's Phormio, juxtaposed with scenes from Moliére's Scapin, to show Terence's influence on later playwrights and to show how each play reflects the society in which it was written. In both tapes, the use of authentic oversized masks demonstrates the exaggerated gestures and vocal techniques that were part of this ancient form of theater
Classical Chinese theater : martial arts & acrobatic sequences( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The martial arts and sword play of the traditional Peking opera are shown and displayed with detailed English commentary
University press scholarship online( )

in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

UPSO aggregates monograph content from partner university presses, making disparately published scholarship accessible, discoverable, and fully cross-searchable via a single online platform
Aspects of the classic Greek theatre( Visual )

in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents director Dimitros Rondiris' interpretation of Sophocles' play "Elektra" using the classical style
Sanskrit drama( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows traditional Sanskrit drama using classic dance forms of India in the play "Vision of Vasavadatta."
 
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