Themes in Drama: Volume 3, Drama, Dance and Music

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Cambridge University Press, Mar 19, 1981 - Drama - 254 pages
This collection surveys madness in drama. It includes articles on "The Duchess of Malfi"; virginity and hysteria in "The Changeling"; the confined spectacle of madness in Beys's "The Illustrious Madmen"; The male gaze in "Woyzeck" - representing Marie and madness; and other drama examples.
 

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Contents

On directing Mahagonny I
1
Dance and Greek drama
25
The hellenism of early Italian opera
31
Cole Porter in the American musical theatre
47
their
71
a personal view from Los Angeles
85
Music dance and text in no drama
103
romantic opera
123
adaptation or creation?
143
vi
146
baroque drama under control
155
revisions and orthodoxies
191
W B Yeatss dramatic imagination
203
a reply to Michael Anderson
225
Stanislavskis and Brechts street scenes
235
Index
248

Music in the theatre propos of Aida act 111
129

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