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TV Drama in China

Ying Zhu, Michael Keane, and Ruoyun Bai (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099401
eISBN:
9789882207646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099401.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This collection of essays brings together the first study of TV drama in China. Examining the production, distribution, and consumption of TV drama, the team of contributors demonstrate why it ... More


Drama and Religion

David Brown

in God and Mystery in Words: Experience through Metaphor and Drama

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231836
eISBN:
9780191716201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231836.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the history of the theatre and drama and its varying relationships with religious belief. It begins in the ancient world where the term ‘liturgy’ had its origins and where one ... More


The Intimate Screen: Early British Television Drama

Jason Jacobs

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742340
eISBN:
9780191695018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742340.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book explores the formative period of British television drama, concentrating on the years 1936–55. It examines the continuities and changes of early television drama, and the impact this had ... More


Decolonizing the Stage: Theatrical Syncretism and Post-Colonial Drama

Christopher B. Balme

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184447
eISBN:
9780191674266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184447.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book is a major study devoted to post-colonial drama and theatre. It examines the way dramatists and directors from various countries and societies have attempted to fuse the performance idioms ... More


Revising Wilde: Society and Subversion in the Plays of Oscar Wilde

Sos Eltis

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121831
eISBN:
9780191671340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121831.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Drama

This book challenges long-established views of Oscar Wilde as a dilettante and dandy, revealing him instead as a serious philosopher and social critic who used his plays to subvert the traditional ... More


Euripides and the Politics of Form

Victoria Wohl

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166506
eISBN:
9781400866403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166506.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

How can we make sense of the innovative structure of Euripidean drama? And what political role did tragedy play in the democracy of classical Athens? These questions are usually considered to be ... More


People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture

Terryl C. Givens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167115
eISBN:
9780199785599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167115.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book is an exploration of the Mormon cultural identity that Joseph Smith and, to a lesser extent, Brigham Young founded. At the heart of their thinking were a number of dynamic tensions, or ... More


Venture Funambulists: Composing Kings in Old and New Rajasthan

Jeffrey G. Snodgrass

in Casting Kings: Bards and Indian Modernity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195304343
eISBN:
9780199785063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195304349.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter presents Bhat ballads featuring linguistically talented bards who dominate and control their lords and benefactors. Bhat praise of kings and patrons in their practice as well as in their ... More


East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Beng Huat Chua and Koichi Iwabuchi (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this book, an international group of contributors provide a multi-layered analysis of the emerging East Asian media culture, using the Korean TV drama as its analytic vehicle. This collection of ... More


Afterword

SWAPAN CHAKRAVORTY

in Society and Politics in the Plays of Thomas Middleton

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182665
eISBN:
9780191673856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182665.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

A recent survey of drama and society in the English Renaissance ends with applauding Thomas Middleton as ‘a master’ who ‘will take no contemporary ... More


Conclusion: A God Who Is Love

Francesca Aran Murphy

in God Is Not a Story: Realism Revisited

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199219285
eISBN:
9780191711664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219285.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Because of their descriptive cast, narrative theologies are oriented to considering the future as the most significant tense; they thus recoup the ancient Christian millennarian tradition, as it ... More


Shakespeare and the Idea of the Book

Charlotte Scott

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199212101
eISBN:
9780191705878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212101.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The ‘book’ — both material and metaphoric — is a recurring theme in William Shakespeare’s plays: it is held by Hamlet as he turns through revenge to madness; buried deep in the mudded ooze by ... More


Conclusion

Hilda Meldrum Brown

in Heinrich von Kleist: The Ambiguity of Art and the Necessity of Form

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158950
eISBN:
9780191673436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158950.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This concluding chapter summarizes the discussions in the preceding chapters. Prinz Friedrich von Homburg is indubitably the culmination of Kleist's art, and it provides complete justification for ... More


The Drama of Democratic Transitions

Laurence Whitehead

in Democratization: Theory and Experience

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253289
eISBN:
9780191600326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253285.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Proposes an interpretative framework for the comparison of democratic transitions. It argues that the complex dynamics, shifting agendas, and multiple interactions that characterize all such ... More


 “The Time of Araby Has Come at Last” (1600–1800)

Frederick Quinn

in The Sum of All Heresies: The Image of Islam in Western Thought

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195325638
eISBN:
9780199869336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325638.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses changes in European attitudes towards Islam from 1600 to 1800. Islam in France is discussed, translations of the Koran are examined and the chapter also gives a more detailed ... More


God and Mystery in Words: Experience through Metaphor and Drama

David Brown

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231836
eISBN:
9780191716201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231836.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book uses the way in which poetry and drama have in the past opened people to the possibility of religious experience as a launching pad for advocating less wooden approaches to Christian ... More


To Broadway, To Life!: The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick

Philip Lambert

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390070
eISBN:
9780199863570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390070.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

In fourteen years of collaboration beginning in 1957, composer Jerry Bock and lyricist Sheldon Harnick wrote seven Broadway musicals together: The Body Beautiful (opened in 1958), Fiorello! (1959), ... More


Conclusion

REGINE MAY

in Apuleius and Drama: The Ass on Stage

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199202928
eISBN:
9780191707957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202928.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This concluding chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the preceding chapters. This book sets out to trace the use of tragedy, comedy, and mime in the different works of Apuleius. In using ... More


Huju: Traditional Opera in Modern Shanghai

Jonathan P. J. Stock

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262733
eISBN:
9780191734502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262733.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

China has over three hundred distinct styles of music drama, from exorcism theatre to farce, historical romance, and shadow puppetry. This study considers one of the newer operatic forms. Established ... More


 Locating Difference: Theological Imagination, Narrative Expression, and Critical Discourse

Michael Patrick Murphy

in A Theology of Criticism: Balthasar, Postmodernism, and the Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195333527
eISBN:
9780199868896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333527.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In addition to laying out a general groundwork for the Catholic imagination as a critical lens—and suggesting a variety of ways that the work of Hans Urs von Balthasar aids critics in articulating ... More


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