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villain

Dennis Kennedy

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780198601746
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191727818
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A character who energizes dramatic action by desiring or performing what the play represents as culturally evil. Directly opposed to

Reference Entry.  448 words. 

Subjects: Theatre

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