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Modernism in European drama : Ibsen, Strindberg, Pirandello, Beckett : essays from Modern drama

Author: Frederick J Marker; Christopher Innes
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [1998]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of essays, drawn from scholarship over the last forty years, explores the drama of four of the most influential proponents of modernism in European drama: Ibsen, Strindberg, Pirandello, and Beckett. Although there are other dramatists who also contributed to Modernism, these four illustrate widely different and contrasting aspects of the movement. Since discussions of Modernism are generally  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Henrik Ibsen; Luigi Pirandello; Samuel Beckett; August Strindberg; Samuel Beckett; Luigi Pirandello; Henrik Ibsen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick J Marker; Christopher Innes
ISBN: 0802043992 9780802043993 0802082068 9780802082060
OCLC Number: 40777129
Notes: Originally published: 1963/64-1994.
Description: xv, 293 ; 23 cm.
Contents: The dangerous seduction of the past: Ibsen's counter-discourse to modernity / Brian Johnston --
Patterns of structure and character in Ibsen's Rosmersholm / Marvin Calrson --
Marriage, metaphsics and The Lady from the Sea problem / Elinor Fuch --
The unspoken text in Hedda Gabler / Evert Sprinchorn --
Ibsen's endgame: a reconsideration of When We Dead Awaken / M.S. Barranger --
Strindbeg and Ibsen; toward a cubism of time in drama / Benjamin K. Bennett --
Strindberg's Miss Julie and the legend of Salome / Brian Parker --
Strindberg's To Damascus: archetypal autobiography / Diane Filby Gillespie --
Pirandello's mirror / Marvin Rosenberg --
Pirandellian theatre games: spectator as victim / J.L. Styan --
An author in search of characters: Pirandello and commedia dell'arte / James Fisher --
Sicilian themes and the restructured stage: the dialectic of fiction and drama in the work of Luigi Pirandello / Anne Paolucci --
Six Characters: Pirandello's last tape / Andrew K. Kennedy --
Godotology: there's lots of time in Godot / Richard Schechner --
Action and play in Beckett's theater / John Fletcher --
Acting for Beckett / Ruby Cohn --
Beckett as director: the manuscript production notebooks and critical interpretation / James Knowlson --
Being and non-being: Samuel Beckett's Not I / Hersh Zeifman --
Samuel Beckett's media plays / Linda Ben-Zvi --
Reading as theatre: understanding defamiliarization in Beckett's art / H. Porter Abbott --
Roundelay / Samuel Beckett.
Other Titles: Ibsen, Strindberg, Pirandello, Beckett
Modern drama.
Responsibility: edited by Frederick J. Marker, Christopher Innes.

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