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Staging the Revolution: Drama, reinvention and history, 1647-72

Rachel Willie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087639
eISBN:
9781526104052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087639.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Staging the Revolution offers a reassessment of drama that was produced during the commonwealth and the first decade of the Restoration. It complements the focus of recent studies, which have ... More


Jimmy McGovern

Steve Blandford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719082481
eISBN:
9781781705759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082481.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This is the first book-length study of one of the most significant of all British television writers, Jimmy McGovern. The book provides comprehensive coverage of all his work for television including ... More


A sense of place: Regional British television drama, 1956-82

Lez Cooke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719086786
eISBN:
9781781706329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086786.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This pioneering study examines regional British television drama from its beginnings on the BBC and ITV in the 1950s to the arrival of Channel Four in 1982. It discusses the ways in which ... More


The Theatrical Cast of Athens: Interactions between Ancient Greek Drama and Society

Edith Hall

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298891
eISBN:
9780191711459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298891.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study explores the numerous different ways in which we can understand the relationship between the real, social world in which the Athenians lived and the theatrical roles that they invented. In ... More


1951–1966: ‘I remember everything’

Robert Welch

in The Abbey Theatre, 1899-1999: Form and Pressure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121879
eISBN:
9780191671364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121879.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Theatre is a business. Managing it requires planning in every step, and budget. All actions are monitored and projects that needed money are reviewed by a board of directors and by people who supply ... More


American Cinema in the Shadow of 9/11

Terence McSweeney (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474413817
eISBN:
9781474430456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413817.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

American Cinema in the Shadow of 9/11 is a ground-breaking collection of essays by some of the foremost scholars writing in the field of contemporary American film. Through a dynamic critical ... More


Writing the Radio War: Literature, Politics and the BBC, 1939-1945

Ian Whittington

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474413596
eISBN:
9781474444897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413596.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Writing the Radio War positions the Second World War as a critical moment in the history of cultural mediation in Britain. Through chapters focusing on the ‘broadbrow’ radicalism of J.B. Priestley, ... More


Listening for Theatrical Form in Early Modern England

Allison K. Deutermann

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411264
eISBN:
9781474422154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411264.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Early modern drama was in fundamental ways an aural art form. How plays should sound and how they should be heard were questions vital to the formal development of early modern drama, and ... More


Conclusion

R. S. White

in Shakespeare's Cinema of Love: A Study in Genre and Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099748
eISBN:
9781526121165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099748.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Conclusion draws together some of the threads running through this book pertaining to love conventions evident in modern movies which, it is argued, are influenced by Shakespeare’s comedies and ... More


Synge and Edwardian Theatre

Adrian Frazier

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

While the plays of J. M. Synge are normally seen in the context of the ‘Irish dramatic revival,’ or the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, this chapter relates them to a wider spectrum of theatrical ... More


His Noble Numbers

Graham Parry

in ‘Lords of Wine and Oile’: Community and Conviviality in the Poetry of Robert Herrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604777
eISBN:
9780191729355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604777.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter attempts to characterize Herrick's religious position during the contentious decades of the 1620s, '30s and '40s by examining the diversity of poems in his collection of sacred verse, ... More


On the Trail of the Serpent: Will Hays and the Protestant Crusade

William D. Romanowski

in Reforming Hollywood: How American Protestants Fought for Freedom at the Movies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387841
eISBN:
9780199950188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387841.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter uncovers contentious dealings between the Hays organization and the Church and Drama Association, which served as the Federal Council of Churches’ liaison with the film industry. These ... More


Of Drama and Performance: Transformative Discourses of the Revolution

Laura Gribbon and Sarah Hawas

in Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Translates some of the most decisive and influential discursive and performative moments that shaped the early drama of the unfolding text of Egypt's uprising. By drawing on analytical tools from the ... More


An Opera Manqué (1915–1916)

Neil Gould

in Victor Herbert: A Theatrical Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823228713
eISBN:
9780823241798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228713.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Thomas Dixon, director-general of the National Drama Corporation suggests that Herbert meets with him to discuss providing an original score for Dixon's new film, The Fall of a Nation. The premier ... More


Experiments in television drama

Troy Kennedy Martin

in Troy Kennedy Martin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067020
eISBN:
9781781702055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067020.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter provides description of various television dramas. Troy Kennedy Martin's famous polemic, ‘Nats Go Home’, subtitled ‘First Statement of a New Drama for Television’, was published in the ... More


Drama series

Troy Kennedy Martin

in Troy Kennedy Martin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067020
eISBN:
9781781702055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067020.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

By the early 1960s, series drama was the most popular form of drama on British television. ITV had largely been responsible for this, for while the BBC had two very popular series, Dixon of Dock ... More


Ambivalent Accommodations: Bhakti and Folk Hinduism

Stuart Blackburn

in Inside the Drama-House: Rama Stories and Shadow Puppets in South India

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520202054
eISBN:
9780520916807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520202054.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the puppet play's accommodation of Kampan's devotional Hinduism with foil Hinduism. The accommodations appear first and frequently in the “Song of the Drama-House.” The chapter ... More


The Function of Allegory in Baroque Tragic Drama: What Benjamin Got Wrong

Blair Hoxby

in Thinking Allegory Otherwise

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763806
eISBN:
9780804773508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763806.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter proposes a revised theory of allegory in baroque tragic drama. It rejects Walter Benjamin's contention in The Origin of German Tragic Drama (1928) that the Trauerspiel or “tragic drama” ... More


Introduction: Benjamin’s Baroque: A Lost Object?

Jane O. Newman

in Benjamin's Library: Modernity, Nation, and the Baroque

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476594
eISBN:
9780801460883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476594.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introductory chapter looks into the lack of critical attention of German discussions on the history of the Baroque, noting how Walter Benjamin's The Origin of the German Tragic Drama has in ... More


Interlude: “Let’s Get Together”

Gregory Barz and Judah M. Cohen

in The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744473
eISBN:
9780190268183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744473.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents the lyrics of two apparent variants of the same song, recorded roughly three years apart from each other in different regions of Uganda. The first is “Namirembe Post-Test Club” ... More


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