Sources of Dramatic Theory: Volume 2, Voltaire to Hugo
Cambridge University Press, 1991 - 292 páginas
This is the second volume in the series Sources of Dramatic Theory. This volume includes the major theoretical writing on drama and theatre from the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, focusing on issues that are still relevant to our understanding of drama and theatre. 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 newly translated for this volume and all have been newly annotated and introduced.Recurrent topics and allusions are traced by a system of cross-references.
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Mlle Dumesnil MarieFrançoise Marchand
PierreAugustin Caron de Beaumarchais
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Mme de Staël AnneLouiseGermaine Necker
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Heinrich von Kleist
Stendhal Henri Beyle
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