Sources of Dramatic Theory: Volume 2, Voltaire to Hugo by Michael J. SidnellSources of Dramatic Theory: Volume 2, Voltaire to Hugo by Michael J. Sidnell

Sources of Dramatic Theory: Volume 2, Voltaire to Hugo

EditorMichael J. Sidnell

Hardcover | January 27, 1995

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This is the second volume in Sources of Dramatic Theory. This volume includes the major theoretical writing on drama and theater from the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Among the writers represented by their own essays or substantial extracts from longer works are: Voltaire, Diderot, Goldoni, Dr. Johnson, Lessing, Goethe, Schiller, Hegel, and Coleridge. Many of the texts have been freshly translated for this volume and all have been newly annotated and introduced. Recurrent topics and allusions are traced by a system of cross-references.
Title:Sources of Dramatic Theory: Volume 2, Voltaire to HugoFormat:HardcoverDimensions:292 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.83 inPublished:January 27, 1995Publisher:Cambridge University Press

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ISBN - 10:0521326958

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Note on the texts; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Sir Richard Steele; 3. Voltaire; 4. Pietro Metastasio; 5. Denis Diderot; 6. Carlo Goldoni; 7. Samuel Johnson; 8. David Hume; 9. Mlle Dumesnil from memoirs; 10. Carlo Gozzi; 11. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing; 12. Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais; 13. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; 14. Friedrich von Schiller; 15. Decrees and documents from the French Revolution; 16. Joanna Baillie; 17. Mme de Staël; 18. August Wilhelm von Schlegel; 19. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel; 20. Samuel Taylor Coleridge; 21. Heinrich von Kleist; 22. William Hazlitt; 23. Stendhal; 24. Victor-Marie Hugo; Bibliography; Index.

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"...Sidnell has drawn material together in an interesting and useful way." Douglas H. White, Letters In Canada