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Poetic drama; an anthology of plays in verse from the ancient Greek to the modern American,

Author: Alfred Kreymborg
Publisher: New York, Modern Age Books [©1941]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Donated by Sydney Harris.
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Drama
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Kreymborg, Alfred, 1883-1966.
Poetic drama.
New York, Modern Age Books [©1941]
(OCoLC)609802392
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Kreymborg
OCLC Number: 2485007
Description: viii, 855 pages 26 cm
Contents: Lines before the curtain --
Agamemnon / Aeschylus --
Oedipus Coloneus / Sophocles --
Ion / Euripides --
The Acharnians / Aristophanes --
The chalk circle / anonymous Chinese --
Nakamitsu / Seami --
Adam : French mystery --
Abraham, Melchisedec, and Isaac : English mystery --
The second shepherd's play : English mystery --
Everyman : English morality --
The wandering scholar from paradise / Hans Sachs --
Tamburlaine the Great, part 1 / Christopher Marlowe --
Measure for measure / William Shakespeare --
Volpone, or The fox / Ben Jonson --
A new way to pay old debts / Philip Massinger --
The white devil / John Webster --
The sheep well / Lope de Vega --
Cinna / Pierre Corneille --
Athaliah / Jean Racine --
The misanthrope / Moliére --
Torquato Tasso / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe --
The death of Wallenstein / Friedrich von Schiller --
The Cenci / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
The white saviour / Gerhart Hauptmann --
The last night of Don Juan / Edmond Rostand --
The king's threshold / William Butler Yeats --
Gruach / Gordon Bottomley --
The dog beneath the skin / W.H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood --
The death of Eve / William Vaughn Moody --
Aria da capo / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Hole in the wall / Alfred Kreymborg --
The fall of the city / Archibald MacLeish --
Shenandoah / Delmore Schwartz.
Responsibility: edited by Alfred Kreymborg.

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Donated by Sydney Harris.

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by justinleetyler (WorldCat user on 2007-05-16)

Agamemnon, by Aechylus -- Oedipus Coloneus, by Sophocles -- Ion, by Euripides -- The Acharnians, by Aristophanes -- The chalk circle -- Nakamitsu, by Seami -- Adam -- Abraham, Melchisedec, and Isaac -- The Second Shepherds' Play -- Everyman -- The wondering scholar from Paradise, by Hans Sachs -- Tamburlaine the Great, part 1, by Christopher Marlowe -- Measure for Measure, by William Shakespeare -- Volpone ; "The fox" -- A new way to pay old debts, by Philip Massinger -- The white devil, by John Webster -- The sheep well, by Lope de Vega -- Cinna, by Pierre Corneille -- Athaliah, by Jean Racine -- The misanthrope, by Moliere -- Torquanto Tasso, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- The death of Wallenstein, by Friedrich von Schiller -- The cenci, by Percy Bysshe Shelley -- The white saviour, by Gerhart Hauptmann -- The last night of Don Juan, by Edmond Rostand -- The king's threshold, by William Butler Yeats -- Guach, by Gordon Bottomley -- The dog beneath the skin, by W.H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood -- The death of Eve, by William Vaughn Moody -- Aria da capo, by Edna St. Vincent Millay -- Hole in the wall, by Alfred Krymborg -- The fall of the city, by Archibald MacLeish -- Shenandoah, by Delmore Schwartz.

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