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Federico García Lorca: A Study of His Plays and Poetry as They Reflect the Struggle between the Traditional and the contemporary in Early Twentieth Century Andalusian Culture
My interest in García Lorca began with an appreciation of his poetry which grew as I visited and learned about his Andalusia and further heightened as I read his dramas. This paper has afforded me many trying moments, ...
An Examination of the Five Major Literary Periods of Shakespeare
The author presents an overview of Shakespeare’s evolution as a playwright and personal maturation concerning his attitude toward the situation of man emphasizing the definitive, the ambiguous, the paradoxical, the grotesque, ...
The Grand Illusion: Opers; Its Form and Musico-Theatrical Conventions and Their Relationship with Examples from Three Faustion Operas
The central thrust of my study has been to understand how music serves the theatrical event. In doing so I have been able to expand my opinion of theatre. I have learned to appreciate Theodore Shank's study The Art of ...
Structures for the Support of the Arts in the Public Sector : Past and Present with Recommendations for the Future
The author reviews the history of government support for the arts in the United States and describes his experience as an intern with the Michigan Council for the Arts, managing the Touring Attractions Program.
The Development of Yoruba Opera
This paper is about the development of an indigenous theatrical form in West Africa. Although we know from anthropologists of a long tradition of dramatic activity, it has only been examined in this light and through its ...
A Study of Shakespearean Production in Theatre History
The author uses Macbeth to trace how each historical period viewed Shakespeare, reflected the play itself within specific production accounts, and the people who were the forces that created these various approaches. ...
They Called Me Rocko
The author was inspired by her experience in New York City with the Bread and Puppet large rod puppet theater. She then spent three months at Locust Junior High in Wilmette, IL teaching two classes in theater where they ...
A Study of Selected Plays and the Script of "Masada": A Three Act Historic Tragedy
The plays which I have studied in preparation for writing "Masada" each have important points to explore in their relationship to my thoughts concerning "Masada." The purpose for writing each play, as shown in its content, ...