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Fordham University Press

Overview
Works: 104 works in 130 publications in 1 language and 654 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Drama  Filmed plays  Educational films  Biography  Short films 
Roles: Publisher, Editor
Classifications: PN2924.5.N6, 895.62
Publication Timeline
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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 )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 67 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 61 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 )

4 editions published in 2009 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 44 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 35 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 31 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 31 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
Aspects of neo-classic theatre style( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 30 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 22 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
Sheridan's 18th-century England( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the 18th century England of Richard Sheridan and presents excerpts from his play the Rivals
Aspects of the Peking opera( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 20 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
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
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
Aspects of the classic Greek theatre( Visual )

in English and held by 15 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."
University press scholarship online( )

in English and held by 13 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 Kabuki theatre of Japan( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 13 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
The Spanish golden age of theatre( Visual )

in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheridan's 18th century England( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman comedy( Visual )

in English and held by 7 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
 
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