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Troy Kennedy Martin

Lez Cooke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067020
eISBN:
9781781702055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067020.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book provides a full-length study of the screenwriter Troy Kennedy Martin, whose work for film and television includes Z Cars, The Italian Job, Kelly's Heroes, The Sweeney, Reilly—Ace of Spies ... More


Mothers and Meaning on the Early Modern English Stage

Felicity Dunworth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076329
eISBN:
9781781702161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076329.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book studies the mother figure in English drama from the mid-sixteenth to the early seventeenth centuries. It explores a range of genres from popular mystery and moral plays to drama written for ... More


Epilogue

Ellen Rosand

in Monteverdi's Last Operas: A Venetian Trilogy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249349
eISBN:
9780520933279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249349.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter places Monteverdi, the dramatist, within the context of the history of opera, as initiator of and participant in the grand tradition that links him with such figures as Handel and ... More


English Drama 1660–1700

Derek Hughes

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119746
eISBN:
9780191671203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119746.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This magisterial work forms a close critical study of all the surviving plays first written and professionally premiered in England between 1660 and 1700. The author's readable volume analyses many ... More


Theatre of the Book 1480–1880: Print, Text, and Performance in Europe

Julie Stone Peters

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199262168
eISBN:
9780191698811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262168.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This is an account of the entangled histories of print and the theatre in Europe between the Renaissance and the late 19th century: a history of European dramatic publication (providing comparative ... More


Shakespeare's Early History Plays: From Chronicle to Stage

Dominique Goy-Blanquet

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198119876
eISBN:
9780191705601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119876.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Like many of his fellow playwrights, Shakespeare turned to national history for inspiration. This study provides a close comparison of the Henry VI plays and Richard III with their historical and ... More


Subjectivities and Institutions

Tejumola Olaniyan

in Scars of Conquest/Masks of Resistance: The Invention of Cultural Identities in African, African-American and Caribbean Drama

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195094053
eISBN:
9780199855278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195094053.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama

African dramatists' discourses have empowered post-Afrocentric thoughts and territories (quoted in this chapter as space), which generally offset the imperialist and discriminative ideas of European ... More


The Dramatist and the Novelist

Jane Spencer

in Aphra Behn's Afterlife

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184942
eISBN:
9780191674402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184942.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter traces the different trajectories of Aphra Behn's 18th-century life as a dramatist and as a writer of fiction. Behn's fiction remained current in the later 18th century, with editions of ... More


A Brief History of the Socrates Play

Martin Puchner

in The Drama of Ideas: Platonic Provocations in Theater and Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199730322
eISBN:
9780199852796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730322.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

To trace the development of dramatic Platonism, this chapter highlights the Socrates play and how it follows Plato's presentation of Socrates' thoughts and actions in dramatic form. It also tells the ... More


Dramatic Philosophy

Martin Puchner

in The Drama of Ideas: Platonic Provocations in Theater and Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199730322
eISBN:
9780199852796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730322.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter provides an illustration of the history of modern philosophy from the point of view of theater. During the 19th and 20th centuries, the premise that Plato should be considered an enemy ... More


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