Themes in Drama: Volume 12, Drama and Philosophy

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James Redmond
Cambridge University Press, Jul 5, 1990 - Drama - 227 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

Drama and Aristotle
21
Faith reason and the Prophets dialogue in the Coventry Pageant
37
the synthesizing imagination and
47
an Hegelian approach to genre
61
Selfundoing paradox scepticism and Lears abdication
73
His legs bestrid the ocean as a form of life
87
language and ideological transformation
107
Socrates in eighteenthcentury verse dramas
127
Theatre as temple in the New Movement in American theatre
143
plagues on the houses
161
modern perspectives on the Loudun
185
Professional Foul breaks the rules
199
Index
225
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