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An introduction to modern one-act plays
by National Textbook Company in Lincolnwood, Illinois
|Statement||compiled by Marshall Cassady.|
|Contributions||Cassady, Marshall, 1936-|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||343|
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One-act plays may consist of one or more scenes. In recent years the minute play known as "flash drama" has emerged as a popular sub-genre of the one- act play, especially in writing competitions. The origin of the one-act play may be traced to the very beginning of drama: in ancient Greece, Cyclops, a satyr play by Euripides, is an early. OCLC Number: Description: xii pages, 2 leaves, pages: portrait ; 19 cm: Contents: The shadow of the glen, by J.M. SyngeThe storm, by John DrinkwaterA parting, by Gordon BottomleySmoke-screens, by Harold BrighouseSomething to talk about, by Eden PhilpottsLove and how to cure it, by Thornton WilderThe rose and the cross, by Clifford BaxPunch and go, by John.
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An Introduction to Modern One Act Plays (Theatre) by Mcgraw-Hill ()4/5(1). The one-act play occupies a special niche in the history of modern theatre, attracting major talents like Eugene O'Neill and Susan Glaspell, Terence Rattigan, James M.
Barrie, and J. Synge, Dorothy Parker and George S. Kaufman. In this collection, 'An Introduction to Modern One-Act Plays, '. Genre/Form: Drama Scripts (Documents) Plays (Performed works) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Introduction to modern one-act plays.
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It was published inseven years after Shakespeare’s death, and is now known as the First Folio. [PDF] The Atlantic Book of Modern Plays Edited with Introduction Comment and Annotated Bibliography. These eleven one-act plays present the major figures of the modern theatre in an art form that demands from the dramatist the best in vigor, intensity, and precision.
They conduct the reader on a historical tour of the modern play, from the naturalism of Strindberg to /5(2). Introduction to the One Act Play Class The goal of this course, The One Act Play, is to lead a writer through the process of writing one. The first time is always the most difficult. A play is a unique form of expression which includes other literary forms like poetry, exposition, monologues that convey thoughts, and dialogues that show action.
It may be said to mark the beginning of the modern one-act play. The origin of the one-act play may be traced to the very beginning of drama —- in ancient Greece, Cyclops, a play on the forest God, by Euripides, is an early example.
The famous One-Act Play “Monkey’s Paw” was first staged as a “Curtain Raiser” and it proved to be more entertaining than the main drama. It may be said to mark the beginning of the modern One-Act Play. It was great Norwegian dramatist Ibsen that gave to the One-Act Play its modern touch.
A One Act Play, or more commonly "one act", is a short play that takes place in one act or scene, as opposed to plays that take place over a number of scenes in one or more tend to be simpler and have fewer props, scenery and cast members (sometimes only one).
Such plays are often showcased in a series. Unlike other plays which usually are published one play per book, one acts. Modern One Act Plays. book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Modern One Act Plays. book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.
Be the first to ask a question about Modern One Act Plays. Lists with This Book. Best of Tom Stoppard. 67 books — 2 voters More lists with this book Community Reviews/5. The repertory of the Irish Players, for example, is composed largely of one-act plays, and American Little Theatres are given over almost exclusively to the one-act play.
The one-act play is in reality so new a phenomenon, in spite of the use that has been made of the form by playwrights like Pinero, Hauptmann, Chekov, Shaw, and others of the.
Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for An Introduction to Modern One Act Plays at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5. Written as a vehicle for Coward's own acting talents alongside his frequent stage partner Gertrude Lawrence, Tonight at is Coward's ambitious series of ten one-act plays which saw him breathe new life into the one-act form.
From vaudeville to satire, from farce to intricate comedy of manners, from melodrama to romance, these plays span the full, glorious range of Coward's writing/5(5).
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In these social comedies Holberg pricks the vanity of snobbery and the worship of riches, deals with the world of the philosophers, and has fun with the theme of common sense.
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The present anthology of one-act plays, in defiance of a keen reluctance on the part of the editors, is condemned at birth to the heritage of a title; for this practice, as is well known, has been the unchallenged punctilio of book-making and book-editing from time immemorial.This collection of ten one-act plays was written by Noel Coward as a vehicle for his own acting talents as well as an ambitious attempt to revive the one-act play form.
First performed inthe plays perfectly showcase Coward’s talents as a playwright and his trademark panache for .