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Realism in the Drama

  • Date Published: October 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107692381


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  • Originally published in 1934, this book contains the text of the Le Bas prize Essay for the same year on the subject of realism in drama. Davies reviews dramas from the ancient Greeks to the nineteenth century and how they addressed realism in theory and in practice. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of the theatre and the overlap of truth and fiction.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: October 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107692381
    • length: 128 pages
    • dimensions: 198 x 129 x 7 mm
    • weight: 0.13kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction. The general relationship between art and criticism: limitations of form: method of the essay
    2. The Greek drama. Theory and practice
    3. Rome: comedy. Theory and practice
    4. The Elizabethan drama. Theory and practice
    5. The neo-classic period. Theory and practice
    6. The nineteenth century. Theory and practice
    7. Conclusion.

  • Author

    Hugh Skyes Davies

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