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Author Clark, Barrett H. (Barrett Harper), 1890-1953.

Title European theories of the drama : with a supplement on the American drama : an anthology of dramatic theory and criticism from Aristotle to the present day, in a series of selected texts, with commentaries, biographies, and bibliographies
Edition Newly rev / by Henry Popkin
Published New York : Crown Publishers, [1965]

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Description xiv, 628 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Greek dramatic criticism -- The poetic / Aristotle -- Latin dramatic criticism -- The art of poetry / Horace -- Dramatic criticism of the Middle Ages -- On comedy and tragedy / Ælius Donatus -- Epistle to Can Grande / Dante Alighieri -- Italian dramatic criticism of the Renaissance -- Poetics / Bernardino Daniello -- The art of poetry / Antonio Sebastiano (Minturno) -- Poetics / Julius Cæsar Scaliger -- Poetics / Lodovico Castelvetro -- French dramatic criticism of the Renaissance -- The art of poetry / Thomas Sebillet -- The art of tragedy / Jean de la Taille -- Spanish dramatic criticism of the golden age -- Spanish dramatic criticism of the eighteenth century -- Spanish dramatic criticism of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries -- Don Quixote / Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra -- The new art of writing plays / Felix Lope de Vega Carpio -- The orchards of Toledo / Tirso de Molina -- The authority of the theatre / Federico García Lorca -- Elizabethan dramatic criticism -- An apologie for poetry / Sir Philip Sidney -- Timber; or, Discoveries, etc.; To the readers (dedication of Sejanus); Dedication to Volpone / Ben Jonson -- French dramatic criticism of the seventeenth century -- Preface to Tyre and Sidon / François Ogier -- Opinions of the French Academy; Summary of a poetic of the drama / Jean Chapelain -- The whole art of the stage / François Hédelin, Abbé d'Aubignac -- Discourse on the uses and elements of dramatic poetry / Pierre Corneille -- School for wives criticized; Preface to Tartuffe / Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Molière -- Preface to La Thébaïde; First preface to Andromaque; First preface to Britannicus; Preface to Bérénice; Preface to Phèdre / Jean Racine -- The art of poetry / Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux -- Of ancient and modern tragedy / Saint-Evremond -- Restoration and eighteenth century English dramatic criticism -- An essay of dramatick poesie; Preface to Troilus and Cressida / John Dryden -- Preface to Samson Agonistes / John Milton -- A short view of tragedy / Thomas Rymer -- Concerning humour in comedy / William Congreve -- A discourse upon comedy / George Farquhar -- The Spectator / Joseph Addison
Preface to Shakespeare / Samuel Johnson -- An essay on the theatre / Oliver Goldsmith -- Of tragedy / David Hume -- Italian dramatic criticism of the seventeenth century -- Italian dramatic criticism of the eighteenth century -- Italian dramatic criticism of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries -- The comic theater; Memoirs / Carlo Goldoni -- Useless memoirs / Carlo Gozzi -- Preface to Six Characters in Search of an Author / Luigi Pirandello -- German dramatic criticism from the beginning to Lessing -- Hamburg dramaturgy / Gotthold Ephraim Lessing -- French dramatic criticism of the eighteenth century -- Preface to Herod and Marianne; Letter to Father Porée (preface to Œdipus); A discourse on tragedy (preface to Brutus) / Voltaire -- On dramatic poetry / Denis Diderot -- Essay on the serious drama; Dedicatory letter to The Barber of Seville / Beaumarchais -- Modern German dramatic criticism -- Preface to The Robbers; On tragic art / Friedrich von Schiller -- Conversations; Epic and dramatic poetry / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Lectures on dramatic art and literature / August Wilhelm Schlegel -- The purpose of the opera / Richard Wagner -- The birth of tragedy from the spirit of music / Friedrich Nietzsche -- Oedipus and Hamlet / Sigmund Freud -- Theatre for learning / Bertolt Brecht -- Problems of the theatre / Friedrich Duerrenmatt -- Scandinavian dramatic criticism -- On the poet's vision; To the Norwegian Women's Rights League; Ibsen and socialism / Henrik Ibsen -- Author's foreword to Miss Julie / August Strindberg -- Russian dramatic criticism -- Letters on the drama / Anton Chekhov -- The magic ifs / Konstantin Stanislavsky -- French drama of the eighteenth century / Georgi V. Plekhanov -- The author and society: the Soviet point of view / Alexander Korneichuk -- French dramatic criticism of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries -- Racine or Shakespeare? / Stendhal -- Preface to Cromwell / Victor Hugo -- Preface to A prodigal father / Alexandre Dumas fils -- Preface to Thérèse Raquin / Emile Zola -- The law of the drama / Ferdinand Brunetière -- The comic element / Henri Bergson -- The tragical in daily life; Preface to the plays / Maurice Maeterlinck
The theatre and cruelty / Antonin Artaud -- Forgers of myths / Jean-Paul Sartre -- There is no avant-garde theatre / Eugène Ionesco -- English dramatic criticism of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries -- Greek drama; The progress of drama; The drama generally, and public taste; Notes on The Tempest; Shakespeare's English historical plays; Notes on Othello / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- On the artificial comedy of the last century / Charles Lamb -- On the comic writers of the last century / William Hazlitt -- An essay on comedy / George Meredith -- The author's apology; The problem play / George Bernard Shaw -- Playmaking / William Archer -- Emotion of multitude; The reform of the theatre / William Butler Yeats -- Preface to The playboy of the western world; Preface to The tinker's wedding / John Millington Synge -- Green goddess of realism / Sean O'Casey -- Poetry and drama / T.S. Eliot -- American supplement -- American dramatic criticism -- The art of the dramatist / Brander Matthews -- The essentials of drama / George Pierce Baker -- The drama as an art / George Jean Nathan -- Speaking of the theater / Ludwig Lewisohn -- The tragic fallacy / Joseph Wood Krutch -- O'Neill talks about his plays; Memoranda on masks; Neglected poet / Eugene O'Neill -- The law of conflict / John Howard Lawson -- The essence of tragedy / Maxwell Anderson -- Catharsis and the modern theater / John Gassner -- The tragic blueprint / John Mason Brown -- Oedipus Rex / Francis Fergusson -- The timeless world of a play / Tennessee Williams -- Specific forms of drama / Northrop Frye -- Tragedy and the common man / Arthur Miller -- What is theatre? a point of view / Eric Bentley
Notes Bibliography: p. 543-613
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 543-613
Notes Also issued online
Subject Drama -- Bibliography.
Drama -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Drama -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Bibliographies.
Author Popkin, Henry.
LC no. 63012071
ISBN 0517505398