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The dramatic event, an American chronicle.

Author: Eric Bentley
Publisher: New York, Horizon Press, 1954.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bentley, Eric, 1916-
Dramatic event.
New York, Horizon Press, 1954
(OCoLC)575435088
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Bentley
OCLC Number: 1802821
Description: 278 p. 22 cm.
Contents: Professional playgoing --
Pity his simplicity --
Merchant of Venice, Long Island --
Eugene O'Neill's Pietà --
Maiming the bard --
Pickwick in love --
The case of O'Casey --
Hitch your star to a wagon --
What is acting? --
Charlie Chaplin's mea culpa --
The poet in New York --
It's all Greek to me --
The pink and the black --
I have a bright idea --
Lillian Hellman's indignation --
Acting: natural and artificial --
Acting vs. reciting --
Guilding the Lilli --
The innocence of Arthur Miller --
Hans Andersen's boomerang --
On the sublime --
Pathetic phalluses --
Camino unreal --
A major musical --
From Leo X to Pius XII --
Personality --
On being read to --
Within this wooden O --
On staging Yeats --
Give my regards to Broadway --
Sir Laurence MacHeath --
Julius Caesar, 1953 --
Folklore on Forty-Seventh Street --
How deep are the roots? --
The perfect play --
New playwright, new actress --
God bless America --
End as a yes-man --
The ill-made play --
Pessimism as a pick-me-up --
Shakespeare's politics --
Captain Bligh's revenge --
Old possum at play --
The idea of a theatre --
Homosexuality --
Reigen comes full circle --
Acting, sex-appeal, democracy --
The standard story --
Tea, sympathy, and the noble savage --
Who are you rooting for? --
Crafty Godliness --
The presence of Mozart --
" ... and chronicle small beer" --
The American drama (1944-1954) --
Is the drama an extinct species?

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