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Madness in drama.

Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Series: Themes in drama, 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This collection surveys madness in drama. It includes articles on "The Duchess of Malfi"; virginity and hysteria in "The Changeling"; the confined spectacle of madness in Beys's "The Illustrious  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 0521443768 9780521443760
OCLC Number: 28129206
Description: viii, 284 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Duchess of Malfi : tyranny and spectacle in Jacobean drama / Karin S. Coddon --
"Transshaped" women : virginity and hysteria in The changeling / Arthur L. Little, Jr. --
The confined spectacle of madness in Beys's The illustrious madmen / Dominique Froidefond --
The male gaze in Woyzeck : re-presenting Marie and madness / Elizabeth Schafer --
Mental illness and the problem of female identity in Ibsen / A. Velissariou --
Representing mad contradictoriness in Dr. Charcot's hysteria shows / Dianne Hunter --
Blanche Dubois and Salomé as new women, old lunatics in modern drama / Kaarina Kailo --
Mad messiah : censorship and salvation in Bulgakov's Flight / Rob K. Baum --
Madness and magic in Eduardo De Filippo / Mimi Gisolfi D'Aponte. (Cont'd) A dramaturgy of madness : Suzuki and the Oresteia / John J. Flynn --
"Mad with love" : Medea in Euripides and Heiner Müller / Christian Rogowski --
Ionesco and textual madness / Elizabeth Klaver --
Black madness in August Wilson's Down the line cycle / Mark William Rocha --
Madness and political change in the plays of Caryl Churchill / Amelia Howe Kritzer --
Three recent versions of the Bacchae / Elizabeth Hale Winkler --
Madmen or specialists? : uses of insanity by Soyinka / Ipshita Chanda --
Fragmentation and psychosis : Fugard's My children! My Africa! / Marcia Blumberg --
Some African leaders on stage / Oluremi Omodele --
Madness as a satyrical tool in two Nigerian plays / Abiodun Goke-Pariola.
Series Title: Themes in drama, 15.
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