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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Lord Strange's Men and Their Plays

Lawrence Manley and Sally-Beth MacLean.

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 488 pages.

For a brief period in the late Elizabethan Era an innovative company of players dominated the London stage. A fellowship of dedicated thespians, Lord Strange’s Men established their...

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Vinegar Tom (1976)

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 324 words.

In a small rural community, Alice, a loose woman, lives with her eccentric old mother Joan Noakes, whose main company

Man from Mukinupin, The (1979)

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 260 words.

In the town of Mukinupin, members of the community have Doppelgänger (performed by the same actors), who emerge at night

Skin of Our Teeth, The (1942)

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 359 words.

George Antrobus, a pillar of the suburban community, has invented the wheel and the alphabet. He lives with his wife,

Black Nativity

Macelle Mahala.

in Penumbra

September 2013; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 5678 words.

Chapter three examines three versions of Penumbra’s annual holiday production of the musical, Black Nativity, which serves as a specific example of local community engagement.

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Shaughraun, The (1874)

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 353 words.

Robert Ffolliott, sentenced to be deported to Australia for Fenian activities, returns secretly to the rural community of Suil-a-Beg, where

An Introduction to Shakespeare’s Othello

Lindsey R. Swindall.

in The Politics of Paul Robeson's Othello

October 2010; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 6363 words.

This chapter introduces Shakespeare’s play and offers an overview of important precedents—from Britain, the US, and the African American community—to Robeson’s portrayal of the Moor of...

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“I Give of My Talents to the People”

Lindsey R. Swindall.

in The Politics of Paul Robeson's Othello

October 2010; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 11547 words.

This chapter discusses the blurring line between Robeson the artist and Robeson the activist in the 1940s. During this time, his political activities added depth to his Othello...

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Translations

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Brian Friel Pf: 1980, Derry, Northern Ireland Pb: 1981 G: null...

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Blue/Orange

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Joe Penhall Pf: 2000, London Pb: 2000 G: Drama in 3 acts null...

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Brand

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Henrik Ibsen Pf: 1866, Christiania; full version 1885, Stockholm Pb: 1866 null...

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Blues for Mister Charlie

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: James Baldwin Pf: 1964, New York Pb: 1964 G: Drama in 3...

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Field

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: John B. Keane Pf: 1965, Dublin Pb: 1966 G: Trag. in 3...

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Pohutukawa Tree

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Bruce Mason Pf: 1957, Wellington, New Zealand Pb: 1960; rev. 1985 G:null...

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The Abbey Theatre, 1899-1999

Robert Welch.

October 1999; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 294 pages.

A century ago this year, productions of W. B. Yeats' The Countess Cathleen and Edward Martyn's The Heather Field inaugurated the Irish Literary Theatre, which was to take its name from its...

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Re-forming the stage

Don Randall.

in Treading the Bawds

July 2006; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 9285 words.

The season of 1697/8 marks a crucial period in theatre history and an extraordinary chapter in the history of theatre women. In no other season on the late Stuart stage were so many new...

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Old stories, new histories

Bush-Bailey Gilli.

in Treading the Bawds

July 2006; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 9940 words.

The personal and professional confidence that marks the work of the actress/managers and female playwrights in the closing years of the seventeenth century became increasingly strained as...

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Death and the King's Horsemen

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Wole Soyinka Pf: 1976, Ife, Nigeria Pb: 1975 G: Trag. in...

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Writing and Reading Royal Entertainments

Gabriel Heaton.

June 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 316 pages.

This major new study of royal entertainments from the reigns of Queen Elizabeth and King James I, including country house entertainments, tiltyard speeches, and court masques, is focused on...

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Man from Mukinupin

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Dorothy Hewett Pf: 1979, Perth, Australia Pb: 1980 G: Mus...

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