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The End of the Photographed Stage Play: Television Drama, 1936–39

Jason Jacobs

in The Intimate Screen: Early British Television Drama

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742340
eISBN:
9780191695018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742340.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The chapter presents an account of photographed stage play as a form of television drama during the period 1936–39. The idea of the ‘photographed stage play’ seemed static, boring, and relayed, with ... More


FROM THE PLATFORM TO THE STAGE: CLINGING TO FAME

J. Matthew Gallman

in America's Joan of Arc: The Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161458
eISBN:
9780199788798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161458.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After the Panic of 1873 the lyceum circuit fell into decline. Anna Elizabeth Dickinson still enjoyed tremendous popularity and could fill the occasional hall, but she would need new strategies to ... More


Post-war films 2 – adaptation and the theatre

Tom Ryall

in Anthony Asquith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064524
eISBN:
9781781703007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064524.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the directorial image of Anthony Asquith that was built upon ‘filmed theatre’ during the late 1940s and through the 1950s. For him the theatre played a major role, with eight of ... More


Music

P. M. Gouk

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume IV Seventeenth-Century Oxford

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510146
eISBN:
9780191700958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510146.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Music in Oxford flourished throughout the 17th century, revolving about both the university and the city. The degree of Bachelor of Arts in Music was granted from the end of the 15th century at the ... More


Imagined Border Crossers on Stage

Suk-Young Kim

in DMZ Crossing: Performing Emotional Citizenship Along the Korean Border

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164825
eISBN:
9780231537261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164825.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter showcases a comparative analysis of stage plays by influential dramatists from both Koreas. Sin Go-song's Ten Years and Yu Chi-jin's Thus Flows the Han River were published in 1958, in ... More


Dark Night of the Soul

Marilynn Richtarik

in Stewart Parker: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199695034
eISBN:
9780191803765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199695034.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter conveys that Jamie Stewart Parker’s mother-in-law’s illness would cast a shadow over the next few years of his life. Caring for her mother exhausted Parker’s wife, and his frequent ... More


Fruition

Marilynn Richtarik

in Stewart Parker: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199695034
eISBN:
9780191803765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199695034.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter states that the mid-1980s were productive for Jamie Stewart Parker. Living in London, socializing with friends in the business, seeing films and plays, and being part of the metropolitan ... More


Real Characters

Michael Morris

in Real Likenesses: Representation in Paintings, Photographs, and Novels

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198861751
eISBN:
9780191894367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861751.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter attempts to develop for the case of characters in novels the kind of Real-Likeness view developed for painted things in Chapter Two. It does this by developing a new view in the ... More


James I’s ‘dancing book’ and the politicisation of ‘Saint Sabbath’

Alistair Dougall

in The Devil’s Book: Charles I, The Book of Sports and Puritanism in Tudor and Early Stuart England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898560
eISBN:
9781781385067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898560.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter looks at the importance of puritan sabbatarianism in terms of the cultural divisions within Jacobean England. It analyses the reasons behind James I’s decision to enter the debate by ... More


Manners, Mores and Musicality: An Interview with Willy Russell

John Bennett

in Writing Liverpool: Essays and Interviews

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310737
eISBN:
9781846314476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314476.017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter presents an interview with playwright Willy Russell, conducted at Liverpool Hope University in May 2006. Russell wrote some of the most successful and much-performed stage plays of ... More


Parsifal as Art and Ideology

William Kinderman

in Wagner's Parsifal

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195366921
eISBN:
9780199344864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366921.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

Wagner’s lifelong preoccupation with the legends of the Holy Grail culminated in his controversial last work Parsifal, a “stage dedication festival play” which during the fifty years after his death ... More


‘We Are a City That Just Likes to Talk’: An Interview with Alan Bleasdale

Julia Hallam

in Writing Liverpool: Essays and Interviews

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310737
eISBN:
9781846314476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314476.014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter presents an interview with writer Alan Bleasdale, in which he talks about his life and work. With a career spanning over thirty years, Bleasdale has written fifteen stage plays, fourteen ... More


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