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Tragedy

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This introduction to Greek tragedy, the origin of much of our modern drama, is the work of a remarkable scholar who is also a practical man of theater. The author of magisterial studies of Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov and Shaw, and of symbolism in the theater from the nineteenth century to our times, Maurice Valency has written for the stage and for television, and he translated, adapted and collaborated in producing two great Broadway successes–Giraudoux's the Mad Woman of ...
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Overview

This introduction to Greek tragedy, the origin of much of our modern drama, is the work of a remarkable scholar who is also a practical man of theater. The author of magisterial studies of Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov and Shaw, and of symbolism in the theater from the nineteenth century to our times, Maurice Valency has written for the stage and for television, and he translated, adapted and collaborated in producing two great Broadway successes–Giraudoux's the Mad Woman of Chaillot and Durrenmatt's The Visit.
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A simple and lucid introduction to Greek tragedy for those who know little about it. Valency is the author of studies of Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov, and Shaw, and of a magnum opus, The end of the world, an account of symbolism in the theater from the 19th century to the present. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781561310098
  • Publisher: Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
  • Publication date: 3/1/1991
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.62 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.68 (d)

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