skip to content
Dramatis personae; a retrospective show. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Dramatis personae; a retrospective show.

Author: John Mason Brown
Publisher: New York, Viking Press [1963]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969.
Dramatis personae.
New York, Viking Press [1963]
(OCoLC)575452512
Named Person: Tennessee Williams; T S Eliot; Arthur Miller; Clifford Odets; Maxwell Anderson; Marc Connelly; Thomas Wolfe; Thornton Wilder; Eugene O'Neill; Bernard Shaw; Robert E Sherwood
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Mason Brown
OCLC Number: 331043
Description: 563 pages 22 cm
Contents: Part I: The changing scene --
The theatre of the twenties --
These full lean years --
American tragedy --
The tragic blueprint --
Part II: Pelops' line --
O'Neill and God's angry eye --
Mourning becomes Electra --
Moaning at the bar --
O'Neill in retrospect --
Part III: American borrowers of the night --
Clifford Odets --
Maxwell Anderson's Winterset --
Allegory and Mr. Sherwood --
Wilder's Our town --
The ever Green pastures --
Southern discomfort: Tennessee William's streetcar --
Death of a salesman --
Part IV: Headmaster to the universe--G. B. S. --
Satan, saint and superman --
Back to Methuselah --
Progress and the superman --
The arts of life and death --
Hail Caesar--and Cleopatra --
The prophet and the maid --
Professional man of genius --
Part V: London pride --
Richard Brinsley Sheridan to Noel Coward --
English laughter--past and present --
Two plays by T.S. Eliot --
Part VI: Star bright --
Olivier comes into his own --
Judith Anderson's Medea --
Caesar and Orson Welles --
The Juliet of Miss Cornell --
The uncut Hamlet --
O eastern star! --
Hepburn in Arden --
Poets and players --
Louisiana Chekhov with Helen Hayes --
The Lunts reunion with New York --
Mae Pourquoi --
Blithe spirit--Gertrude Lawrence --
OKaye --
Part VII: On a larger stage --
Man's hope --
The varying shore --
Century of progress--Nuremberg --
Old Glory --
"Let right be done" --
Wishful banning --
The iron transparency --
"People's artist" --
Part VIII: The reach of words --
Knock, knock, knock! --
Disney and the Dane --
Children of Skelt --
The shorn lambs --
Part IX: Off stage, and on --
George Pierce Baker at work --
Thomas Wolfe as a dramatist --
Robert Edmond Jones--1887-1954 Language, legal and literary --
Ourselves with others --
The men on the aisle --
We--of the audience --
Pleasant Agony --
Part X: Backgrounds --
The modern thetre in Revolt --
Epilogue: Albee, the absurd, and affirmation.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/331043>
library:oclcnum"331043"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1963"
schema:description"Part I: The changing scene -- The theatre of the twenties -- These full lean years -- American tragedy -- The tragic blueprint -- Part II: Pelops' line -- O'Neill and God's angry eye -- Mourning becomes Electra -- Moaning at the bar -- O'Neill in retrospect -- Part III: American borrowers of the night -- Clifford Odets -- Maxwell Anderson's Winterset -- Allegory and Mr. Sherwood -- Wilder's Our town -- The ever Green pastures -- Southern discomfort: Tennessee William's streetcar -- Death of a salesman -- Part IV: Headmaster to the universe--G. B. S. -- Satan, saint and superman -- Back to Methuselah -- Progress and the superman -- The arts of life and death -- Hail Caesar--and Cleopatra -- The prophet and the maid -- Professional man of genius -- Part V: London pride -- Richard Brinsley Sheridan to Noel Coward -- English laughter--past and present -- Two plays by T.S. Eliot -- Part VI: Star bright -- Olivier comes into his own -- Judith Anderson's Medea -- Caesar and Orson Welles -- The Juliet of Miss Cornell -- The uncut Hamlet -- O eastern star! -- Hepburn in Arden -- Poets and players -- Louisiana Chekhov with Helen Hayes -- The Lunts reunion with New York -- Mae Pourquoi -- Blithe spirit--Gertrude Lawrence -- OKaye -- Part VII: On a larger stage -- Man's hope -- The varying shore -- Century of progress--Nuremberg -- Old Glory -- "Let right be done" -- Wishful banning -- The iron transparency -- "People's artist" -- Part VIII: The reach of words -- Knock, knock, knock! -- Disney and the Dane -- Children of Skelt -- The shorn lambs -- Part IX: Off stage, and on -- George Pierce Baker at work -- Thomas Wolfe as a dramatist -- Robert Edmond Jones--1887-1954 Language, legal and literary -- Ourselves with others -- The men on the aisle -- We--of the audience -- Pleasant Agony -- Part X: Backgrounds -- The modern thetre in Revolt -- Epilogue: Albee, the absurd, and affirmation."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/293347777>
schema:genre"Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Dramatis personae; a retrospective show."@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.