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Fordham University Press

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Works: 63 works in 89 publications in 1 language and 625 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Film adaptations  Drama  Biography  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Publisher, Editor
Classifications: PN2924.5.N6, 895.62
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Most widely held works by Fordham University Press
Chekhov and the Moscow Art Theatre the cherry orchard by Institute for Advanced Studies in the Theatre Arts ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 73 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 )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scenes from The good woman of Setzuan by Bertolt Brecht and Love and intrigue by Friedrich Schiller are used to demonstrate the styles of the dramatists
Noh theatre ( Visual )
in English and held by 55 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 51 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
Aspects of the medieval theatre Mary of Nijmegen ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 35 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
The Green bird ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents scenes from Gozzi's The Green bird to demonstrate the characteristic gestures and movements of commedia dell'arte
Molière and the comédie française ( Visual )
in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a brief history of the Comédie Française and gives an analysis of two scenes from Molière plays, Le Misanthrope and Tartuffe
Aspects of neo-classic theatre style Jean Racine's Phèdre ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows scenes from Paul-Emile Deiber's interpretation of Racine's Phèdre to demonstrate the neo-classical style
Sheridan's 18th century England ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brief biography of Richard Brinsley Sheridan and an overview of 17th and 18th century English theatre accompany scenes from Sheridan's play The Rivals
Roman comedy ( Visual )
in English and held by 22 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
Shakespeare and Webster: Jacobean England ( Visual )
in English and held by 21 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
The Spanish golden age of theatre ( Visual )
in English and held by 19 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
Aspects of the Peking opera ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 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
Classical Chinese theater martial arts & acrobatic sequences ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The martial arts and sword play of the traditional Peking opera are shown and displayed with detailed English commentary
Roman comedy ( Visual )
in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scenes from Terence's Phormio are juxtaposed with scenes from Molière's Scapin's prank to show Terence's influence on later playwrights and to show how each play reflects the society in which it was written. Demonstrates the use of authentic oversized masks, exaggerated gestures and vocal techniques that were part of this ancient form of theater
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
Sheridan's 18th century England ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sanskrit drama ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows traditional Sanskrit drama using classic dance forms of India in the play "Vision of Vasavadatta."
Aspects of the Kabuki theatre of Japan ( Visual )
in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows scenes from Kabuki play Kanjincho (The subscription list) by Namiki Gohei to demonstrate and analyze Kabuki movements and costuming
Styles of theatre aspects of the Peking Opera ( Visual )
in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The martial arts of the traditional Peking Opera are shown and displayed with detailed English commentary. Special attention is given to how the performer creates scenes by body movements, rather than with props
 
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