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GENESEOTHEA 100Boucher RaymondFall

THEA 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Cumorah, Mystery Play, Morality Play

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8 Apr 2016
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Theater has long been associated with ritual and religion. The earliest evidence we have of theater goes back to african ritual and storytelling. Noted
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GENESEOTHEA 100Boucher RaymondFall

THEA 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Philip Henslowe, Tamburlaine, Christopher Marlowe

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2 Mar 2018
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Author of 37 plays, generally designated as comedy (17), tragedy (10) or history. Problem plays (not really a comedy not really a tragedy wtf you doing
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THEA 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Glossary Of Video Game Terms, Dramatic Structure

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16 Sep 2016
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Lecture #4: what is a play? pt 2. Theme: what the point of the story is, no set answer, is in the realm of literary thesis. Tone: overall mood/feeling
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THEA 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Main Plot, Dramatic Structure, Fourth Wall

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9 Sep 2016
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Three types of literature: poetry, drama, prose. Each one has its own recognizable style: short story and novels are the most popular ways for narrativ
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GENESEOTHEA 100Boucher RaymondFall

THEA 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Dramatic Structure, Fourth Wall, Antihero

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8 Apr 2016
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Someimes character breaks the fourth wall and plays the role of the narrator (audience learns the story in real ime as the character experiences it) Pl
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GENESEOTHEA 100Boucher RaymondFall

THEA 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Columbina, Brighella, Pedrolino

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8 Apr 2016
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The renaissance was a movement of thought, technology and art that began around the early 14 century in italy and moved western culture out of dark age
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GENESEOTHEA 100Boucher RaymondFall

THEA 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Fallen Woman, John Wilkes Booth, Edwin Booth

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8 Apr 2016
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American theater: exodus to the cities, increase in the popularity of going to the theater, increase in smaller specialized theaters, increase in size
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THEA 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Passion Play, Noh, Hill Cumorah Pageant

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1 Sep 2016
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Theatre = british spelling, theater = american spelling. Theater has, for a long time, been associated with religion and ritual. African storytelling:
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GENESEOTHEA 100Boucher RaymondFall

THEA 100 Lecture 2: Greek Theater

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8 Apr 2016
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Greek theater is considered the oldest drama in western tradition. It is from greeks that we get the basic climatic structure of fiction narrative and
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GENESEOTHEA 100Boucher RaymondFall

THEA 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Silent Film, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Melodrama

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1 Mar 2018
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The most popular form of theater in the late 19th century. Most of the population worked 6-7 days a week, 12 hour days in horrible conditions. Drama in
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GENESEOTHEA 100Boucher RaymondFall

THEA 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Samuel Beckett, Albert Camus, Vaudeville

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1 Mar 2018
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Absurdism was coined by martin esslin and derived from an essay by albert camus entitled the myth of sisyphus who defined the human situation as basica
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THEA 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Epic Theatre, Noh

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1 Mar 2018
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Rejected realism and was meant to convey the inner sense of the theme. Presents itself from the frame of mind of characters. As a response to war torn
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