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The Soul of Pleasure
Sentiment and Sensation in Nineteenth-Century American Mass Entertainment
David Monod
Show business is today so essential to American culture it's hard to imagine a time when it was marginal. But as David Monod demonstrates, the appetite for amusements outside the home developed slowly over the course of the nineteenth century. The Soul of Pleasure offers a new interpretation of how the taste for entertainment was...



Staged Action
Six Plays from the American Workers' Theatre
With this anthology of six plays, Lee Papa reintroduces readers and performers to a largely forgotten American theatrical genre from the 1920s and 1930s, the workers' theatre movement.



Stagestruck
The Business of Theater in Eighteenth-Century France and Its Colonies
Lauren R. Clay
Stagestruck traces the making of a vibrant French theater industry between the reign of Louis XIV and the French Revolution.



Staging Harmony
Music and Religious Change in Late Medieval and Early Modern English Drama
Katherine Steele Brokaw
In Staging Harmony, Katherine Steele Brokaw reveals how the relationship between drama, music, and religious change across England's long sixteenth century moved religious discourse to more moderate...



Story and Discourse
Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film
Seymour Chatman
For the specialist in the study of narrative structure, this is a solid and very perceptive exploration of the issues salient to the telling of a story—whatever the medium.



Stranded Objects
Mourning, Memory, and Film in Postwar Germany
Eric L. Santner



A Study of Sophoclean Drama
G. M. Kirkwood
This book shows how Sophocles' method of presenting character, his unique handling of myth, his predilection for presenting ideas by comparison and contrast, and his principles of structure are so closely related that they serve to clarify each other.



Telling October
Memory and the Making of the Bolshevik Revolution
Frederick C. Corney, Frederick Corney
All revolutionary regimes seek to legitimize themselves through foundation narratives that, told and retold, become constituent parts of the social fabric, erasing or pushing aside alternative histories. Frederick C. Corney draws on a wide range...






The Theatre in the Middle Ages
The present volume offers a collection of studies intended to give an overall picture of the International Colloquium on Medieval Theatre organized by the Instituut voor Middeleeuwse Studies of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. The reader will...



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