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Playmaking

By: William Archer

...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ...many of my illustrations, was that they are the most generally accessible of playwrights. If the reader should feel that I have been over lavish in th... ...o subsequent enquiry and revision. The second is that several of my friends, dramatists and others, have been kind enough to read my manuscript, and t... ...matize as analyse, classify, and generalize from, the practices of the Attic dramatists. He said, “you had better” rather than “you must.” It was Hora... ... is far easier to tell a story on the stage than to paint a picture, and few playwrights can resist the temptation to foist a story upon their picture... ...on is in fact the hero, though he lies dead in his far−off island, under the Southern Cross. Another such figure is Abraham Lincoln. In James Herne's ... ...nster has a long−lost wife and a long−lost brother. He has been for years in South Africa; they have meanwhile lived in London, but they do not know e... ... a quadroon, and that consequently he has in him a much−attenuated strain of African blood. In the Southern States, attenuation matters nothing: if th...

...y. It is easy, indeed, to lay down negative recommendations?to instruct the beginner how not to do it. But most of these ?don?ts? are rather obvious; and those which are not obvious are apt to be questionable. It is certain, for instance, that if you want your play to be acted, anywhere else than in China, you must not plan it in sixteen acts of an hour apiece; but where i...

... Archer, 1 -- PREFATORY NOTE, 2 -- BOOK I. PROLOGUE, 2 -- Chapter I. INTRODUCTORY, 2 -- Chapter II. THE CHOICE OF A THEME, 6 -- Chapter III. DRAMATIC AND UNDRAMATIC, 11 -- Chapter IV. THE ROUTINE OF COMPOSITION, 19 -- Chapter V. DRAMATIS PERSONAE, 27 -- BOOK II. THE BEGINNING, 29 -- Chapter VI. THE POINT OF ATTACK: SHAKESPEARE AND IBSEN, 29 -- Chapter VII. EXPOSITION: ITS ...

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Lee Harris (South African artist)

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... Lee Harris in 2008 Lee Harris (born 1936 in Johannesburg), is a South African writer a... ... Lee Harris in 2008 Lee Harris (born 1936 in Johannesburg), is a South African writer and per... ... Lee Harris in 2008 Lee Harris (born 1936 in Johannesburg), is a South African writer and performer. ... ... 1936 in Johannesburg), is a South African writer and performer. He was one of the few white members of the African National Congr... ... He was one of the few white members of the African National Congress, where he helped with the Congress of the People and met Nelson Mandela... ... 6 External links Biography Harris was born in 1936 in Johannesburg, South Africa of Lithua... ... 1936 births Living people South African Jews South African dramatists and playwri... ... Living people South African Jews South African dramatists and playwrights ... ...dramatists and playwrights South African people of Lithuanian-Jewish descent Jewish dramatists and playwri...

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The Atlantic Monthly

By: Joshua Hutchinson

...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ...lass−feeling to the usual animosity of contention. Society in the Middle and Southern States had been composed of a few wealthy and influential famili... ...alliance with the proletaries of the North which has proved so profitable to Southern leaders. In New England, the land of industry, self−control, and... ...ress a memorial of their “rights,” in which they included the importation of African slaves. Paine was indignant at this perversion of his favorite sp... ... a letter within a letter, a play within a play, after the manner of the old dramatists; and I beg you to make a note that the foregoing admonitions a... ...nd passion, the rich, red wine of human life, poured generously forth by the dramatists of a better era. The excesses of fashion then prevailing, hoop... ...seen, availed himself only of a knowledge which other contemporary poets and playwrights possessed, how much more easily might we show that those comm... ...—and so do all those folks who will live on the blood and groans of the poor Africans, as the Doctor said; and I should think, by the way Newport peop...

...rry his obstinacy, that he absolutely invited a professed Anti?Diluvian from the Gallic Empire, who illuminated the whole country with his principles and his nose.??Salmagundi. We lukewarm moderns can hardly conceive the degree of violence and bitterness reached by party?feeling in the early years of the United States Constitution. A Mississippi member of Congress listenin...

...Table of Contents: The Atlantic Monthly, 1 -- Various, 1 -- THOMAS PAINE'S SECOND APPEARANCE IN THE UNITED STATES, 1 -- OF BOOKS AND THE READING THEREOF, 15 -- AFTER THE BALL, 24 -- ROCK, TREE, AND MAN, 26 -- PERCIVAL, 54 -- THE MINISTER'S WOOING, 101 -- RECENT AMERICAN PUBLICATIONS, 129...

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Jane Taylor (South Africa)

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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, And Instruction Series

By: Jonathan Ingram

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, VOL. 10 Title: THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT,... ...... ...he unique vestige of the middle ages, namely, a firepan, or pitchpot, on the south−west tower of the church, was blown down in January, 1779 and caref... ...the month in consequence of his being so near the sun. Herschel comes to the south on the 1st at 11h. 6m., and on the 31st at 9h. 43m. evening. Spica ... ...flocks, and on the young cattle and horses in the breeding season. The South African panther is a cowardly animal, and, like the hyena, flies from the... ... offices afford them an excellent variety of characters, which, like skilful dramatists, they work up until they become really humorous: many of the c... ...episodes, and adhere no closer to the deposed facts than many of our by−gone playwrights have done to the sacred page of history. We allude only to th...

...Excerpt: HADLEY CHURCH. [Illustration] Hadley, Mankin, or Monkton, Hadley, was formerly a hamlet to Edmonton. It lies north?west of Enfield, and comprises 580 acres, including 240 allotted in lieu of the common enclosure of Enfield Chase. Its name is compounded of two Saxon words?Head?leagh, or a high place; Mankin is probably derived from the connexion of the pla...

...Table of Contents: The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, 1 -- Vol. 10, Issue 267, August 4, 1827, 1 -- HADLEY CHURCH, 1 -- THE SKETCH BOOK, 2 -- ASTRONOMICAL OCCURRENCES FOR AUGUST, 1827, 6 -- THE NOVELIST, 7 -- THE MONTHS, 12 -- SPIRIT OF THE PUBLIC JOURNALS, 13 -...

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Eugène Drenthe

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... Eugène Constantijn Donders Drenthe (December 12, 1925 – March 30, 2009) was a prominent Surinamese poet and playwright.[1] ... ... People from Commewijne District Surinamese poets Surinamese people of African descent ... ... Surinamese poets Surinamese people of African descent Surinamese dramatists and playwrights ... ... Surinamese poets Surinamese people of African descent Surinamese dramatists and playwrights ... ...rinamese poets Surinamese people of African descent Surinamese dramatists and playwrights ... ...d playwrights All stub articles Surinamese people stubs South American writer stubs ...

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Halleck's New English Literature

By: Reuben P. Halleck

...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ...s (cathedral), to Bath (many literary associations), to Bristol (Chatterton, Southey), to Gloucester (fine cathedral, tomb of Edward II), and to Ross,... ...e heart of Edinburgh descry from the Castle walls.” If the traveler lands at Southampton, he is on the eastern edge of Thomas Hardy's Wessex, Dorchest... ... Grecian masterpieces, and to fall under the spell of Homer and the Athenian dramatists. The renewed study of Greek and Latin classics stimulated a lo... ...action. Hence, all their greatest poets, with the exception of Spenser, were dramatists. Even Spenser's Faerie Halleck's New English Literature CHAPTE... ... life and thought. The old religious plays helped to educate the public, the playwrights, and the actors for the later drama. Halleck's New English Li... ...velists of the next century. Her best story is Oroonoko (1658), a tale of an African slave, which has been called “the first humanitarian novel in Eng... ...al outcome of this desperate struggle was the further extension of her South African possessions. In the nineteenth century, England's most notable po...

...qualities that have caused his former History of English Literature to be so widely used; namely, suggestiveness, clearness, organic unity, interest, and the power to awaken thought and to stimulate the student to further reading. The book furnishes a concise account of the history and growth of English literature from the earliest times to the present day. It lays special...

...ISM, 1780?1837, 172 -- Chapter IX: THE VICTORIAN AGE, 1837?1900, 217 -- Chapter X: TWENTIETH?CENTURY LITERATURE, 281 -- SUPPLEMENTARY LIST OF AUTHORS AND THEIR CHIEF WORKS:, 299...

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Johannes Kerkorrel

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...Born 27 March 1960 Johannesburg, South Africa Died ... ...2002-11-12) (aged 42) Kleinmond, near Hermanus, South Africa Years active ... ...rel (27 March 1960 – 12 November 2002), born Ralph John Rabie, was a South African singer-songwriter, journalist and playwright.[1][2] ... ..., born Ralph John Rabie, was a South African singer-songwriter, journalist and playwright.[1][2] Contents ... ... Contents 1 Early life and career 2 Death ... ...al success despite its tracks being banned from radio airplay by the South African Broadcasting Corporation, which was the government mouthpiece. The ... ... LGBT writers from South Africa South African dramatists and playwrights South African journalists ... ...iters from South Africa South African dramatists and playwrights South African journalists ... ... Suicides by hanging in South Africa LGBT dramatists and playwrights Gay writers ...

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The Gutenberg Encyclopedia

...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ...seat of a bishop, and chief town of the amt (county) of its name, on the south bank of the Limfjord, which connects the North Sea and the Catteg... ...west is the Store Vildmose, a swamp where the mirage is seen in summer. South-east lies the similar Lille Vildmose. A railway connects Aalborg w... ... and often salted and smoked. AARD-WOLF (earth-wolf), a South and East African carnivorous mammal (Proteles cristatus), in general appearance li... ... Pliny, probably the Troglodytes of classical writers), a nomad tribe of African ``Arabs,, of Hamitic origin. They extend from the Nile at Assuan... ... On the revival of letters this rule was almost universally observed by dramatists, and that there is an inherent convenience and fitness in the ... ...largely increased the library by seizing on the original editions of the dramatists laid up in the Athenian archives, and by compelling all travel... ...aphael and Shakespeare, as well as in those of the meanest daubers and playwrights of earlier times. In particular, the artists, on the stage a...

...Encyclopedia. A. This letter of ours corresponds to the first symbol in the Phoenician alphabet and in almost all its descendants. In Phoenician, a, like the symbols for e and for o, did not represent a vowel, but a breathing; the vowels originally were not represented by any symbol. When the alphabet was adopted by the...

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Tanya Barfield

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...Tanya Barfield (raised in Portland, Oregon ) is an African-American playwright whose works have been presented both national... ...ican-American playwright whose works have been presented both nationally and internationally. Her plays include: The Call , 121° West , Blue D... ...Blue Door , Dent , The Houdini Act , Medallion , Of Girl & Wolf and Wanting North , Pecan Tan , The Quick and Without Skin or Brea... ...ng Program and a recipient of a Lilly Award and the Helen Merrill Emerging Playwrights Award. In the 2006-2007 season, her play, Blue Door , was pr... ...s Award. In the 2006-2007 season, her play, Blue Door , was produced at Playwrights Horizons, South Coast Repertory; Seattle Repertory, Berkeley Re... ...2007 season, her play, Blue Door , was produced at Playwrights Horizons, South Coast Repertory; Seattle Repertory, Berkeley Repertory, Harare Intern... ...ional Festival of the Arts, Zimbabwe ( HIFA ). Blue Door is published by Dramatists Play Service. Blue Door was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize . ...

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Shakespeare and Montaigne

By: Jacob Feis

...ssic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: SHAKSPERE AND MONTAIGNE Author: JACOB FEIS Language: English Subject: Fiction, Lit... ...... ...ttention, furnished the material for a new ballad, or a new drama. Among the dramatists of that time, there was a specially active group of malcontent... ...amations, and Acts of Parliament, this one also remained without effect. The dramatists and the disciples of the mimic art continued busying themselve... ...mlet says in act ii. sc. 2:—'I am but mad north−north−west. When the wind is southerly, I know a hawk from a handshaw (heronshaw!).' Now, the north−we... ...ding to Shakspere's view, he ought to have remained with his sham logic. The south wind, on the contrary, brings the able falconer to England. The lat... ...t represented in a picture as trying to change, with sponge and soap, the African colour of her nurse's face. 16: Jonson's Eulogy of Shakspere w... ...ow−minded fellow−dramatists—but no! not fellow−dramatists: mere contemporary playwrights, immeasurably far behind him in rank—eaten up, as they were, ...

...Excerpt: I. Introduction. It has always been a daring venture to attempt finding out Shakspere?s individuality, and the range of his philosophical and political ideas, from his poetical productions. We come nearest to his feelings in his ?sonnets;? but only a few heavy sighs, as it were, from a time of languish in his life can be heard...

...Table of Contents: Shakspere And Montaigne, 1 -- Jacob Feis, 1 -- I. Introduction, 1 -- II. THE BEGINNINGS OF THE ENGLISH DRAMA, 3 -- III. MONTAIGNE, 16 -- IV. HAMLET, 24 -- V. THE CONTROVERSY BETWEEN BEN JONSON AND DEKKER, 57 -- VI. 'VOLPONE, ' by Ben J...

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Ronnie Govender

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... Ronnie Govender (born 1934 Cato Manor, Durban) is a South African playwright of Tamil descent. His book, At the E... ... Ronnie Govender (born 1934 Cato Manor, Durban) is a South African playwright of Tamil descent. His book, At the Edge an... ...ato Manor, Durban) is a South African playwright of Tamil descent. His book, At the Edge and other Cato Manor Stories, won the 1997 Commonwealth Write... ... theatre company called the Shah Theatre Academy. He wrote The Lahnee’s Pleasure, one of South Africa’s longest-running plays.[1][2][3] His daughter, ... ...longest-running plays.[1][2][3] His daughter, Pregs Govender, is a human rights activist and former South African member of parliament.[4] ... ...lays.[1][2][3] His daughter, Pregs Govender, is a human rights activist and former South African member of parliament.[4] Works ... ... Theatre managers and producers South African dramatists and playwrights South Africa... ... Theatre managers and producers South African dramatists and playwrights South African theatre direc...

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Shakespeare and Montaigne

By: Jacob Feis

...ure Collection World Public Library.org MONTAIGNE Title: SHAKSPERE AND MONTAIGNE Author: JACOB FEIS Language: English Subject: Fiction, Liter... ...... ...ion, furnished the material for a new ballad, or a new drama. Among the dramatists of that time, there was a specially active group of malcontents... ...tions, and Acts of Parliament, this one also remained without effect. The dramatists and the disciples of the mimic art continued busying themselves... ... says in act ii. sc. 2:--'I am but mad north-north-west. When the wind is southerly, I know a hawk from a handshaw (heronshaw!).' Now, the north-wes... ... to Shakspere's view, he ought to have remained with his sham logic. The south wind, on the contrary, brings the able falconer to England. The latt... ...epresented in a picture as trying to change, with sponge and soap, the African colour of her nurse's face. 16: Jonson's _Eulogy of Shaksper... ...inded fellow-dramatists--but no! not fellow-dramatists: mere contemporary playwrights, immeasurably far behind him in rank--eaten up, as they were, ...

...This document contains chapters such as The Beginnings of the English Drama The Stage A Medium For Political And Religious Controversies Shakspere?s Political Creed Florio?s Translation Of Montaigne?s Essays, Montaigne, and Hamlet V....

...CONTENTS. I. INTRODUCTION II. THE BEGINNINGS OF THE ENGLISH DRAMA THE STAGE A MEDIUM FOR POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS CONTROVERSIES SHAKSPERE'S POLITICAL CREED FLORIO'S TRANSLATION OF MONTAIGNE'S ESSAYS III. MONTAIGNE IV. HAMLET V. THE CONTROVERSY BETWEEN BEN JONSON AND DEKKER MENTION OF A DISPUTE BETWEEN BEN JONSON AND SHAKSPE...

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Fiona Coyne (presenter)

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... Fiona Coyne (22 June 1965 – 18 August 2010) was a South African actress, author, playwright and television pres... ... Fiona Coyne (22 June 1965 – 18 August 2010) was a South African actress, author, playwright and television presenter ... ...na Coyne (22 June 1965 – 18 August 2010) was a South African actress, author, playwright and television presenter who hosted the South African version... ... was a South African actress, author, playwright and television presenter who hosted the South African version of The Weakest Link.[1] ... ... South African actress, author, playwright and television presenter who hosted the South African version of The Weakest Link.[1] C... ...ama group for seven years after training as an actor.[1] She also worked at a rhinoceros and elephant sanctuary in Kenya for four years.[1] ... ... South African television presenters South African dramatists and playwrights South Africa... ... South African television presenters South African dramatists and playwrights South African game show hos...

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Shakespeare and Montaigne

By: Jacob Feis

...ic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: SHAKSPERE AND MONTAIGNE Author: JACOB FEIS Language: English Subject: Fiction, Liter... ...... ...ion, furnished the material for a new ballad, or a new drama. Among the dramatists of that time, there was a specially active group of malcontents... ...tions, and Acts of Parliament, this one also remained without effect. The dramatists and the disciples of the mimic art continued busying themselves... ... says in act ii. sc. 2:--'I am but mad north-north-west. When the wind is southerly, I know a hawk from a handshaw (heronshaw!).' Now, the north-wes... ... to Shakspere's view, he ought to have remained with his sham logic. The south wind, on the contrary, brings the able falconer to England. The latt... ...epresented in a picture as trying to change, with sponge and soap, the African colour of her nurse's face. 16: Jonson's _Eulogy of Shaksper... ...inded fellow-dramatists--but no! not fellow-dramatists: mere contemporary playwrights, immeasurably far behind him in rank--eaten up, as they were, ...

...Introduction: It has always been a daring venture to attempt finding out Shakspere?s individuality, and the range of his philosophical and political ideas, from his poetical productions. We come nearest to his feelings in his ?Sonnets;? but only a few heavy sighs, as it were, from a time of languish in his life can be heard...

...CONTENTS. I. INTRODUCTION II. THE BEGINNINGS OF THE ENGLISH DRAMA THE STAGE A MEDIUM FOR POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS CONTROVERSIES SHAKSPERE'S POLITICAL CREED FLORIO'S TRANSLATION OF MONTAIGNE'S ESSAYS III. MONTAIGNE IV. HAMLET V. THE CONTROVERSY BETWEEN BEN JONSON AND DEKKER MENTION OF A DISPUTE BETWEEN BEN JONSON AND SHAKSPE...

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Stacy Hardy

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... Nationality South African ... ... Nationality South African ... ...gital Art Competition Stacy M. Hardy is a writer, journalist, multimedia artist and theatre practitioner. She is ... ...ber of the Venus Fly Trapeze Theatre Company, which has produced 8 original productions since 1995. She has lectured and tutored in the Drama Departme... ... Grahamstown Foundation's National Schools Festival (1996–2003). She is currently scripting a new play for acclaimed South African director Jaco Bouwe... ...mstown Foundation's National Schools Festival (1996–2003). She is currently scripting a new play for acclaimed South African director Jaco Bouwer. ... ... Living people South African journalists South African dramatists and playwrights ... ... Living people South African journalists South African dramatists and playwrights ...

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The Gutenberg Encyclopedia

...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ...\ and chief town of the \i amt \i0 (county) of its name, on the south \ bank of the Limfjord, which connects the North Sea and the \ ... ...t is the Store Vildmose, a swamp where the \ mirage is seen in summer. South-east lies the similar Lille \ Vildmose. A railway connects Aalbor... ...smoked. \ \ \b AARD-WOLF \b0 (earth-wolf), a South and East African carnivorous \ mammal ( \i Proteles cristatus \i0 ), in gen... ...iny, probably the Troglodytes of \ classical writers), a nomad tribe of African ``Arabs,, of Hamitic \ origin. They extend from the Nile at Ass... ...n the revival of letters this rule was almost universally \ observed by dramatists, and that there is an inherent convenience \ and fitness in t... ...gely increased the library \ by seizing on the original editions of the dramatists laid up \ in the Athenian archives, and by compelling all tra... ...and \ Shakespeare, as well as in those of the meanest daubers and \ playwrights of earlier times. In particular, the artists, on \ the stag...

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Alice Childress

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... (1916-10-12)12 October 1916 Charleston, South Carolina Died ... ...(October 12, 1916[1] – August 14, 1994) was an American playwright, actor, and author. Contents ... ... Early life Childress was born in Charleston, South Carolina, but at the age of nine, after her parents separated, she mo... ...where she lived with her grandmother on 118th Street, between Lenox Avenue and Fifth Avenue.[2] Though her grandmother had no formal education, she en... ...rough the Trees (1952), gave her the distinction of being one of the first African-American women to have work professionally produced on the New York... ... 20th-century American novelists African-American dramatists and playwrights African-A... ... 20th-century American novelists African-American dramatists and playwrights African-American women wri... ...y American novelists African-American dramatists and playwrights African-American women writers ... ... African-American women writers American women dramatists and playwrights American women novelists ...

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A History of English Literature

By: Robert Huntington Fletcher

...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ... Peele, Greene, Marlowe. Shakspere, 1564-1616. Ben Jonson and other dramatists. V. The Seventeenth Century, 1603-1660. The First Stuart K... ...mph, 1798 to about 1830. Coleridge, 1772-1834. Wordsworth, 1770-1850. Southey, 1774-1843. Scott, 1771-1832. Byron, 1788-1824. Shelley... ...the fourth century A. D. the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes began to harry the southern and eastern shores of Britain, where the Romans were obliged to m... ...els) and forthwith, in 597, sent to Britain St. Augustine (not the famous African saint of that name), who landed in Kent and converted that kingdom... ...ome of the better hack-writers of the time, who were also among the minor dramatists and poets, especially Robert Greene and Thomas Lodge. Lodge's '... ...comedies show him nearly as preeminent among the lyric poets as among the playwrights. Some of the finest of the lyrics are anonymous. Among the b... ...ites), and was Secretary of the company which conducted Sierra Leone (the African state for enfranchised negroes); he had also made a private fortun...

...This book aims to provide a general manual of English Literature for students in colleges and universities and others beyond the high-school age. The first purposes of every such book must be to outline the development of the literature with due regard to national life, and to give appreciative interpretation of t...

...CONTENTS PRELIMINARY. HOW TO STUDY AND JUDGE LITERATURE 3 A TABULAR VIEW OF ENGLISH LITERATURE REFERENCE BOOKS I. PERIOD I. THE BRITONS AND THE ANGLO-SAXONS. TO A.D. 1066 II. PERIOD II. THE NORMAN-FRENCH PERIOD. A.D. 1066 TO ABOUT 1350 III. PERIOD III. THE END...

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Wayne Lemon

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A History of English Literature

By: Robert Huntington Fletcher

...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ... Peele, Greene, Marlowe. Shakspere, 1564-1616. Ben Jonson and other dramatists. V. The Seventeenth Century, 1603-1660. The First Stuart K... ...mph, 1798 to about 1830. Coleridge, 1772-1834. Wordsworth, 1770-1850. Southey, 1774-1843. Scott, 1771-1832. Byron, 1788-1824. Shelley... ...the fourth century A. D. the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes began to harry the southern and eastern shores of Britain, where the Romans were obliged to m... ...els) and forthwith, in 597, sent to Britain St. Augustine (not the famous African saint of that name), who landed in Kent and converted that kingdom... ...ome of the better hack-writers of the time, who were also among the minor dramatists and poets, especially Robert Greene and Thomas Lodge. Lodge's '... ...comedies show him nearly as preëminent among the lyric poets as among the playwrights. Some of the finest of the lyrics are anonymous. Among the b... ...ites), and was Secretary of the company which conducted Sierra Leone (the African state for enfranchised negroes); he had also made a private fortun...

...Preface: This book aims to provide a general manual of English Literature for students in colleges and universities and others beyond the high-school age. The first purposes of every such book must be to outline the development of the literature with due regard to national life, and to give appreciative interpretation of t...

...CONTENTS PRELIMINARY. HOW TO STUDY AND JUDGE LITERATURE A TABULAR VIEW OF ENGLISH LITERATURE REFERENCE BOOKS I. PERIOD I. THE BRITONS AND THE ANGLO-SAXONS. TO A.D. 1066 II. PERIOD II. THE NORMAN-FRENCH PERIOD. A.D. 1066 TO ABOUT 1350 III. PERIOD III. THE END O...

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Young Jean Lee

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... Born (1974-05-30) May 30, 1974 Daegu, South Korea ... ... Yi Yǒngjin Young Jean Lee is a Brooklyn-based playwright, director, and filmmaker. She is the A... ...tor of Young Jean Lee's Theater Company, a not-for-profit theater company dedicated to producing her work. She has written and directed ten shows for ... ...us downtown playwright of her generation" by Charles Isherwood in The New York Times [1] and "one of the best experimental playwrights in America" by ... ... 7 External links Background Lee was born in South Korea in 1974 and mov... ...adiohole and the National Theater of the United States of America. She is on the board of Yaddo, is a former member of New Dramatists and 13P, and has... ...eal,” Time Out New York, April 22–29, 2004. ^ Charles Isherwood, “Off-Center Refractions of African-American Worlds,” T... ... VIAF not on Wikidata American theatre directors American dramatists and playwrights ... ... VIAF not on Wikidata American theatre directors American dramatists and playwrights ...

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A History of English Literature

By: Robert Huntington Fletcher

...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ... Peele, Greene, Marlowe. Shakspere, 1564−1616. Ben Jonson and other dramatists. V. The Seventeenth Century, 1603−1660. The First Stuart K... ...riumph, 1798 to about 1830. Coleridge, 1772−1834. Wordsworth, 1770−1850. Southey, 1774−1843. Scott, 1771−1832. Byron, 1788−1824. Shelley... ...e REFERENCE BOOKS 11 A. D. the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes began to harry the southern and eastern shores of Britain, where the Romans were obliged to ... ...angels) and forthwith, in 597, sent to Britain St. Augustine (not the famous African saint of that name), who landed in Kent and converted that kingdo... ...e some of the better hack−writers of the time, who were also among the minor dramatists and poets, especially Robert Greene and Thomas Lodge. Lodge's ... ...'s comedies show him nearly as preeminent among the lyric poets as among the playwrights. Some of the finest of the lyrics are anonymous. Among the be... ...hamites), and was Secretary of the company which conducted Sierra Leone (the African state for enfranchised negroes); he had also made a private fortu...

...Preface: This book aims to provide a general manual of English Literature for students in colleges and universities and others beyond the high?school age. The first purposes of every such book must be to outline the development of the literature with due regard to national life, and to give appreciative interpretation of t...

...Table of Contents: A History of English Literature, 1 -- Robert Huntington Fletcher, 1 -- Preface, 1 -- PRELIMINARY. HOW TO STUDY AND JUDGE LITERATURE, 2 -- A TABULAR VIEW OF ENGLISH LITERATURE, 6 -- REFERENCE BOOKS, 10 -- Chapter I. PERIOD I. THE BRITONS AND THE ANGLO?SAXONS. TO A. D. 1066, 10 -- Chapter II. PERIOD II. THE NORMAN?FRENCH PERIOD. A.D. 10...

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Georgia Douglas Johnson

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...tember 10, 1880 – May 14, 1966), was an American poet, one of the earliest African-American female playwrights,[1] and a member of the Harlem Renaissa... ..., 1966), was an American poet, one of the earliest African-American female playwrights,[1] and a member of the Harlem Renaissance. ... ...American poet, one of the earliest African-American female playwrights,[1] and a member of the Harlem Renaissance. ... ... Contents Early life and education 1 Marriage and family 2 ... ... education Johnson was born in [3][4] Her mother was of African and Native American descent, and her father was of African-American... ... Writers from Washington, D.C. African-American dramatists and playwrights American women poets ... ...rom Washington, D.C. African-American dramatists and playwrights American women poets ... ... American women poets American women dramatists and playwrights Harlem Renaissance ... ... Starting Point (1930s) A Sunday Morning in the South (1925) And Yet They Paused (1938) ...

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Complete Prose Works

By: Walt Whitman

...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ............................................................39 UNION PRISONERS SOUTH ...................................................................... .............................................................................44 SOUTHERN ESCAPEES .......................................................... ...act in their range to−day. European adventures? the most antique? Asiatic or African? old history—miracles—romances? Rather our own unquestion'd facts... ...emocracy, can be really written and illustrated,) the leading historians and dramatists seek for some personage, some special event, incisive enough t... ...e black thunder−storms, and in great normal, crashing passions, of the Greek dramatists—clearing the air, refreshing afterward, bracing with power; bu... ...uman feet, no machinery answering, and I watch'd the picturesque bare−legged Africans treading it)—saw the molten stuff (a great mass of a glowing pal... ...ld be found in itself as subtle a drama as any that poets have ever sung, or playwrights fabled. Often, too, in size and weight, that life suppos'd ob...

...Excerpt: SPECIMEN DAYS A HAPPY HOUR?S COMMAND. Down in the Woods, July 2d, 1882.?If I do it at all I must delay no longer. Incongruous and full of skips and jumps as is that huddle of diary?jottings, war?memoranda of 1862?'65, Nature?notes of 1877?'81, with Western and Canadian observations afterwards, all bundled up and tied by a big string, the resolution ...

...ete Prose Works, 1 -- Walt Whitman, 1 -- SPECIMEN DAYS, 10 -- A HAPPY HOUR'S COMMAND, 10 -- ANSWER TO AN INSISTING FRIEND, 11 -- GENEALOGY?VAN VELSOR AND WHITMAN, 11 -- Note:, 12 -- THE OLD WHITMAN AND VAN VELSOR CEMETERIES, 12 -- THE MATERNAL HOMESTEAD, 12 -- TWO OLD FAMILY INTERIORS, 13 -- PAUMANOK, AND MY LIFE ON IT AS CHILD AND YOUNG MAN, 14 -- Note:, 15 -- MY FIRST RE...

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David Kramer (singer)

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... Born 27 June 1951 Worcester, South Africa Nationality ... ... Nationality South African Alma mate... ... Nationality South African Alma mater ... ... Awards 11 gold and 1 platinum record David Kramer (bo... ... David Kramer (born 27 June 1951) is a South African singer, songwriter, playwright and director, most notable for his m... ...amer (born 27 June 1951) is a South African singer, songwriter, playwright and director, most notable for his musicals about the Cape Coloured communi... ... South African male singers South African dramatists and playwrights South African singer-songw... ...th African male singers South African dramatists and playwrights South African singer-songwriters ... ... South African male singers South African dramatists and playwrights South African singer-songw...

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Complete Prose Works Specimen Days and Collect, November Boughs and Goodbye My Fancy

By: Walt Whitman

...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ... Hero Hospital Scenes--Incidents A Yankee Soldier Union Prisoners South Deserters A Glimpse of War's Hell-Scenes Gifts--Money--Discr... ...oys in the Army Burial of a Lady Nurse Female Nurses for Soldiers Southern Escapees The Capitol by Gas-Light The Inauguration Attitu... ...in their range to-day. European adventures? the most antique? Asiatic or African? old history--miracles--romances? Rather our own unquestion'd fact... ...cracy, can be really written and illustrated,) the leading historians and dramatists seek for some personage, some special event, incisive enough to... ...lack thunder-storms, and in great normal, crashing passions, of the Greek dramatists--clearing the air, refreshing afterward, bracing with power; bu... ... feet, no machinery answering, and I watch'd the picturesque bare-legged Africans treading it)--saw the molten stuff (a great mass of a glowing pal... ...be found in itself as subtle a drama as any that poets have ever sung, or playwrights fabled. Often, too, in size and weight, that life suppos'd obs...

...Down in the Woods, July 2d, 1882. If I do it at all I must delay no longer. Incongruous and full of skips and jumps as is that huddle of diary-jottings, war-memoranda of 1862-65, Nature-notes of 1877-81, with Western and Canadian observations afterwards, all bundled up and tied by a big string, the resolution an...

...CONTENTS SPECIMEN DAYS A Happy Hour's Command Answer to an Insisting Friend Genealogy--Van Velsor and Whitman The Old Whitman and Van Velsor Cemeteries The Maternal Homestead Two Old Family Interiors Paumanok, and my Life on it as Child and Young Man My First Reading--Lafayette Printing Office--Old Brooklyn Growth--Health...

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Timothy Daly (playwright)

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By: Walt Whitman

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org SPECIMEN DAYS AND COLLECT Title: COMPLET PROSE WORKS SPECIMEN DAYS AND COLLECT Autho... ...... ... Hero Hospital Scenes--Incidents A Yankee Soldier Union Prisoners South Deserters A Glimpse of War's Hell-Scenes Gifts--Money--Discr... ...oys in the Army Burial of a Lady Nurse Female Nurses for Soldiers Southern Escapees The Capitol by Gas-Light The Inauguration Attitu... ...in their range to-day. European adventures? the most antique? Asiatic or African? old history--miracles--romances? Rather our own unquestion'd fact... ...cracy, can be really written and illustrated,) the leading historians and dramatists seek for some personage, some special event, incisive enough to... ...lack thunder-storms, and in great normal, crashing passions, of the Greek dramatists--clearing the air, refreshing afterward, bracing with power; bu... ... feet, no machinery answering, and I watch'd the picturesque bare-legged Africans treading it)--saw the molten stuff (a great mass of a glowing pal... ...be found in itself as subtle a drama as any that poets have ever sung, or playwrights fabled. Often, too, in size and weight, that life suppos'd obs...

...Down in the Woods, July 2d, 1882. If I do it at all I must delay no longer. Incongruous and full of skips and jumps as is that huddle of diary-jottings, war-memoranda of 1862-65, Nature-notes of 1877-81, with Western and Canadian observations afterwards, all bundled up and tied by a big string, the resolution an...

...CONTENTS SPECIMEN DAYS A Happy Hour's Command Answer to an Insisting Friend Genealogy--Van Velsor and Whitman The Old Whitman and Van Velsor Cemeteries The Maternal Homestead Two Old Family Interiors Paumanok, and my Life on it as Child and Young Man My First Reading--Lafayette Printing Office--Old Brooklyn Growth--Health...

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Theater of the United States

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...he first English colony was established in 1607, there were Spanish dramas and Native Americans tribes performed theatrical events. The birth of prof... ...iamsburg, Virginia, in 1752. A theater was built in Williamsburg in 1716, and, in January 1736, the original Dock Street Theatre was opened in Charle... ...January 1736, the original Dock Street Theatre was opened in Charles Town, South Carolina. In any case, The Hallams were the first to organize a comp... ...rge in the winter of 1777-1778. The Revolutionary period was a boost for dramatists, for whom the political debates were fertile ground for both sat... ... "Yankee" character, here named "Jonathan". But there were no professional dramatists until William Dunlap, whose work as playwright, translator, mana... ...me by Harriet Beecher Stowe. In 1821, William Henry Brown established the African Grove Theatre in New York City. It was the third attempt to have an... ...frican Grove Theatre in New York City. It was the third attempt to have an African-American theatre, but this was the most successful of them all. The... ...onalism by dramatizing current events and portraying American heroism. But playwrights were limited by a set of factors, including the need for plays ... ...n theatre-goers, and the lack of copyright protection and compensation for playwrights. During this time, the best strategy for a dramatist was to bec...

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Balzac

By: Frederick Lawton

...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ...the latter undoubtedly caught some of his grosser manner. The novelists and dramatists whom Balzac made earliest acquaintance with were probably tho... ... Tarn Department and province of Languedoc. He was, therefore, a man of the south. On the registers he was inscribed as a son of Bernard−Thomas Bals... ...s imagination, which she has bequeathed me, bandies her ever from north to south and from south to north." Exceedingly pious, with a bias to mysti... ...ss on the stage, which explains why pieces adapted from his novels by other playwrights invariably caught the public fancy. But, in order to develop... ...een willing to stage it in its original form. Ultimately two professional playwrights, Bayard and Jaime, who had already dramatized, the one, Euge... ...ecame calm again and submissive as the lion who, bounding on his prey in an African plain, receives, on the wing of the winds, a message of love, an... ... by making love the unique preoccupation of life. And he seems to include dramatists in his accusation, declaring that love as a passion, the lov...

...fully to admit that acquaintance with a celebrated man?s biography has necessarily any value. ?What do we know of the life of Shakespeare?? he says, ?and of the circumstances in which Hamlet/ or Othello was produced? If these circumstances were better known to us, is it to be believed and will it be seriously asserted that our admiration for one or the other play would be ...

...nts: Balzac, 1 -- Frederick Lawton, 1 -- Preface, 1 -- Chapter I. Introduction, 2 -- Chapter II. BOYHOOD, 8 -- Chapter III. EXPERIMENTS IN LITERATURE AND BUSINESS, 15 -- Chapter IV. FIRST SUCCESSES AND FAME, 24 -- Chapter V. LETTERS TO THE STRANGER, 1831, 1832, 33 -- Chapter VI. LETTERS TO THE STRANGER, 1833, 1834, 44 -- Chapter VII. LETTERS TO THE STRANGER, 1835, 1836,...

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Deborah Levy

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Balzac

By: Frederick Lawton

...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ...e latter undoubtedly caught some of his grosser manner. The novelists and dramatists whom Balzac made earliest acquaintance with were probably tho... ... Tarn Department and province of Languedoc. He was, therefore, a man of the south. On the registers he was inscribed as a son of Bernard-Thomas Bals... ...is imagination, which she has bequeathed me, bandies her ever from north to south and from south to north." Exceedingly pious, with a bias to mystic... ...ss on the stage, which explains why pieces adapted from his novels by other playwrights invariably caught the public fancy. But, in order to develop... ...been willing to stage it in its original form. Ultimately two professional playwrights, Bayard and Jaime, who had already dramatized, the one, /Eug... ...ecame calm again and submissive as the lion who, bounding on his prey in an African plain, receives, on the wing of the winds, a message of love, an... ...es by making love the unique preoccupation of life. And he seems to include dramatists in his accusation, declaring that love as a passion, the love...

...ms, traditions, castes. Nothing had withstood the shock. When the upheaval finally ceased, there were timid attempts to find out what had been spared and was susceptible of being raised from the ruins. Gradually the process of selection went on, portions of the ancient system of things being joined to the larger modern creation. The two did not work in very well together, ...

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Ari Sitas

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... Ari Sitas (born 1952 in Limassol, Cyprus) is a South African sociologist, writer, dramatist and civic activi... ... Ari Sitas (born 1952 in Limassol, Cyprus) is a South African sociologist, writer, dramatist and civic activist.[1]... ... Sitas (born 1952 in Limassol, Cyprus) is a South African sociologist, writer, dramatist and civic activist.[1] ... ... Background Sitas studied sociology and political philosophy at the University of the Witwatersra... ...eople: a source of creativity, dissonance and resistance.[3] As a president-elect of the South African Sociological Association and a past executive o... ... a source of creativity, dissonance and resistance.[3] As a president-elect of the South African Sociological Association and a past executive of the ... ...952 births South African poets South African dramatists and playwrights Anti-aparthe... ... South African poets South African dramatists and playwrights Anti-apartheid activists ...

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Balzac

By: Frederick Lawton

...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ...e latter undoubtedly caught some of his grosser manner. The novelists and dramatists whom Balzac made earliest acquaintance with were probably those ... ...Tarn Department and province of Languedoc. He was, therefore, a man of the south. On the registers he was inscribed as a son of Bernard-Thomas Balssa,... ...s imagination, which she has bequeathed me, bandies her ever from north to south and from south to north." Exceedingly pious, with a bias to mysticism... ...s on the stage, which explains why pieces adapted from his novels by other playwrights invariably caught the public fancy. But, in order to develop ch... ...been willing to stage it in its original form. Ultimately two professional playwrights, Bayard and Jaime, who had already dramatized, the one, Eugenie... ...came calm again and submissive as the lion who, bounding on his prey in an African plain, receives, on the wing of the winds, a message of love, and s... ...s by making love the unique preoccupation of life. And he seems to include dramatists in his accusation, declaring that love as a passion, the love wh...

...· PREFACE · CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTION · CHAPTER II. BOYHOOD · CHAPTER III. EXPERIMENTS IN LITERATURE AND BUSINESS · CHAPTER IV. FIRST SUCCESSES AND FAME · CHAPTER V. LETTERS TO THE STRANGER, 1831, 1832 · CHAPTER VI. LETTERS TO THE STRANGER, 1833, 1834 · CHAPTER VII. LETTERS TO THE STRANGER, 1835, 1836 · CHAPTER VIII. LETTERS...

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Tone Brulin

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... Tone Brulin (born 11 May 1926 as Antoon Maria Albert van den Eynde) is a Flemish playwright and stage director; drama teacher... ...1948 Brulin studied theatre at the Studio of the National Theatre in Antwerp. He also attended a BBC training course and became the first TV director ... ... Belgian Copyright Association, the Hustinckx Prize, the Arkprijs van het Vrije Woord,the Belgian National Prize for Playwrights; the Medal of Honour ... ...ije Woord,the Belgian National Prize for Playwrights; the Medal of Honour of the City of Brussels and a Prize of the African Press in Belgium. An oper... ...ed his play Nu het Dorp niet meer bestaat was the beginning of a contract in Africa. He staged several plays for the South African National Theatre Or... ... play Nu het Dorp niet meer bestaat was the beginning of a contract in Africa. He staged several plays for the South African National Theatre Organisa... ...ois Swart, acted the title role of "Germanicus", a cry for freedom. From the apartheid regime in South Africa Brulin travelled dre... ...entifiers VIAF not on Wikidata 1926 births Belgian dramatists and playwrights ... ... VIAF not on Wikidata 1926 births Belgian dramatists and playwrights ...

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Chaucer

By: Adolphus William Ward

...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ... the actual Master Harry Bailly, vintner and landlord of the Tabard Inn in Southwark, was likewise a member of Parliament, and very probably felt ... ...mptied its travellers on their errands, sacred or profane, into the great Southern road, the Via Appia of England. The house afterwards descended... ...d; for it cannot be without meaning that in his dream the poet is told by "African," thou of love hast lost thy taste, I guess, As sick men have ... ...ssion of the nation's favourites among the characters created by our great dramatists and novelists, the eternal types of human nature which nothi... ...le the husband's proceedings with the promptings of common sense, yet the playwrights, with the instinct of their craft, contrived to introduce so... ...a time, yet it was in a large measure recovered by Shakspere and the later dramatists of our great age, and has since been never altogether abandon... ...ere de Notre Dame"). "Adam" (Chaucer's Scrivener). Chaucer GLOSSARY. 78 "African." Albert of Brescia. "Alcestis." "Alchemist" (Ben Jonson). Al...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. CHAUCER?S TIMES. The biography of Geoffrey Chaucer is no longer a mixture of unsifted facts, and of more or less hazardous conjectures. Many and wide as are the gaps in our knowledge concerning the course of his outer life, and doubtful as many important passages of it remain in vexatious contrast with the certainty ...

...Table of Contents: Chaucer, 1 -- Adolphus William Ward, 1 -- NOTE, 1 -- Chapter 1. CHAUCER'S TIMES, 1 -- Chapter 2. CHAUCER'S LIFE AND WORKS, 19 -- Chapter 3. CHARACTERISTICS OF CHAUCER AND OF HIS POETRY, 56 -- Chapter 4. EPILOGUE, 74 -- GLOSSARY, 78 -- INDEX, 78...

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Ntozake Shange

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...er Barnard College University of Southern California Occupati... ...y n-to-zaki shan-gay;[1] born October 18, 1948) is an American playwright, and poet.[2] As a self-proclaimed black feminist, she addresses issues rela... ...As a self-proclaimed black feminist, she addresses issues relating to race and feminism in much of her work. Shange is best known ... ...safrass, Cypress & Indigo, Liliane, and Betsey Brown, a novel about an African-American girl who runs away from home. Among her honors and awards ... ...sister. These poetry readings fostered an early interest for Shange in the South in particular, and the loss it represented to young Black children wh... ... a “separate symbolism, mythology, critique, and iconology” as well as the African American’s desire for “self-determination and nationhood.” [15] BAM... ...o at the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre; first produced in New York at the New Dramatists. Daddy Says (1989). ... ... 21st-century American novelists African-American dramatists and playwrights African-American novelists... ...y American novelists African-American dramatists and playwrights African-American novelists ...

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Chaucer

By: Adolphus William Ward

...sion of this document become a member of the World eBook Library Consortia and gain unlimited access to the enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membership ... ... helps to support a variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 languages have been optimized for text to speak. ... ...—the actual Master Harry Bailly, vintner and landlord of the Tabard Inn in Southwark, was likewise a member of Parliament, and very probably felt as s... ...emptied its travellers on their errands, sacred or profane, into the great Southern road, the Via Appia of England. The house afterwards descended to ... ...d; for it cannot be without meaning that in his dream the poet is told by "African,"— —thou of love hast lost thy taste, I guess, As sick men have of... ...ssion of the nation's favourites among the characters created by our great dramatists and novelists, the eternal types of human nature which nothing c... ...ile the husband's proceedings with the promptings of common sense, yet the playwrights, with the instinct of their craft, contrived to introduce some ... ...a time, yet it was in a large measure recovered by Shakspere and the later dramatists of our great age, and has since been never altogether abandoned ... ...EX. "A.B.C." ("La Priere de Notre Dame"). "Adam" (Chaucer's Scrivener). "African." Albert of Brescia. "Alcestis." "Alchemist" (Ben Jonson). Aldg...

...s of this essay must be left to explain themselves. It could not have been written at all without the aid of the Publications of the Chaucer Society, and more especially of the labours of the Society's Director, Mr. Furnivall. To other recent writers on Chaucer— including Mr Fleay, from whom I never differ but with hesitation—I have referred, in so far as it was in my powe...

...· NOTE. · CHAPTER 1. CHAUCER'S TIMES. · CHAPTER 2. CHAUCER'S LIFE AND WORKS. · CHAPTER 3. CHARACTERISTICS OF CHAUCER AND OF HIS POETRY. · CHAPTER 4. EPILOGUE. · GLOSSARY. · INDEX....

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Peterson Toscano

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... in Stamford, Connecticut) is a playwright, actor, Bible scholar, blogger, and gay activist. Toscano spent nearly two decades undergoing ex-gay treatm... ...gay activist. Toscano spent nearly two decades undergoing ex-gay treatment and conversion therapy[2] before accepting his homosexuality and coming out... ...throughout North America, in Sweden,[9][10] Denmark, the UK, Cameroon, and South Africa. Doin' Time in the Homo No Mo Halfway House is now available o... ...rsity of Bradford, Bishop Grosseteste University College and University of Southampton. He has been featured at many conferences including Society of ... ...hs American comedians American dramatists and playwrights American Quakers ... ... American comedians American dramatists and playwrights American Quakers Am... ...ited States Living people LGBT dramatists and playwrights LGBT people from Connectic... ... Peterson Toscano lives in Sunbury, Pennsylvania with his husband, South African writer Glen Retief. Personal ... ...e potential dangers in receiving conversion therapy.[23] He made his South African premiere on January 7, 2009 in Cape Town. ...

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