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Madness at the theatre

Author: Femi Oyebode
Publisher: London : RCPsych Publications, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Studies the theatrical representation of madness from the classical period through to the 21st century. In Greek tragedies acts of madness are described but unseen, Shakespeare brought them to centre  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Femi Oyebode
ISBN: 9781908020420 1908020423
OCLC Number: 794137127
Description: x, 100 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Greek tragedy and models of madness --
Greco-Roman comedy and folly --
Jealousy the green-eyed monster and madness in Shakespeare --
Ibsen and the domestication of madness --
Tennessee Williams and the theatre of the mind --
Soyinka's theatre of the shadowlands --
Sarah Kane: the self in fission.
Responsibility: Femi Oyebode.

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