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- Shakespeare and the Comedy beyond Comedy. Patrides, C.A. // Kenyon Review;Spring88, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p38
Discusses the convergence of the comic and tragic in William Shakespeare's works. Real estate of sublunary nature that merges joy and sorrow into single vision; Concept of tragicomedy; Problem plays; History of tetralogy; Classification of various Shakespearian plays; Inexplicable mystery of...
- GET THE popcorn. // Today's Christian Woman;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p6
A review of the DVD release of the motion picture "The Last Sin Eater" is presented.
- Scope and sequence for teaching this issue. // Writing;Nov/Dec99 Teacher's Edition, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p1
Introduces a series of articles which deals with teaching the two faces of drama, comedy and tragedy. Chronology of articles to be discussed with students; Contents of each of the articles.
- The Greater the Evil, The More It Disarms. Krauthammer, Charles // Time International (South Pacific Edition);9/24/2001, Issue 38, p72
Ponders the problem in facing terrorism, which is said to be the failure of the imagination. Question of why passengers on three of the four hijacked jets in the United States on September 11, 2001 did not overpower the terrorists; Comparison of the passengers' seeming passivity with the...
- LA RESPUESTA EMOCIONAL EN LA COMEDIA ANTIGUA: RISA E INDIGNACIÃ“N. Morales T., David // OnomÃ¡zein;2005, Vol. 12, p179
This work attempts to reconstruct tentatively the emotional spirit of the comedy, by analyzing Aristophane' comedy Clouds. The interpretation considers internal and external elements in the light of the concept of sense of humour and also of ancient comedy. Taking Aristotle's Poetics, a parallel...
- Comedy Versus Tragedy. // Scholastic Scope;9/7/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p13
The article presents a comparison between comedies and tragedies in William Shakespeare's play, wherein the main characters in comedies are normally a young couple that must get over an obstacle, while in tragedies are an admirable hero.
- Job as Comedy, Revisited. PELHAM, ABIGAIL // Journal for the Study of the Old Testament;Sep2010, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p89
Inspired by William Whedbee's 1977 claim that the Book of Job is a comedy, this article interprets Job as such, contrasting tragedy's portrayal of humankind as noble with comedy's portrayal of humans as fools. When Elihu, an obvious buffoon, enters the story, his foolishness reflects back on Job...
- The Primitive and the Sophisticated. Bentley, Eric // New Republic;7/30/56, Vol. 135 Issue 5, p22
This article discusses literary aspects of theater. Histories of the drama customarily trace a development from what are called primitive beginnings to the great periods of flowering. The origins of comedy also call to mind the highest claims that the drama can make for itself. Yet, though the...
- Send in The Clowns. Nurse, Donna Bailey // Publishers Weekly;11/24/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 47, p37
Features author Ann-Marie MacDonald. Elements of comedy and tragedy in her novel "The Way the Crow Flies"; Family background of MacDonald; Status of MacDonald as a lesbian in Canada.