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Appomattox

Written by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 2013

Faber Drama

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 27, Roles: Total (51), Female (11), Male (40), Unassigned (0)

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... in support of voter registration in Perry County. In this play, Christopher Hampton traces a line which runs from the last days of a brutal Civil War to the high-water mark of the Civil Rights movement and on, all the way...

Night

Written by

Christopher Morris

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Morris

Playwrights Canada Press, 2013

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Scenes: 25, Roles: Total (3), Female (2), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Life is different when you live in 24-hour darkness. But for Piuyuq, a teenager in Pond Inlet, Nunavut, the pressing darkness and bone-chilling winter winds are the least of her worries. Daniella, a stranger from Toronto, has arrived...

‘Let Me the Curtains Draw’: Othello in Performance

Othello : A Critical Reader

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2015

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... of any real ethical sensibility. Female approval of Salvini could also be tinged with a racially erotic overtone. As Clara Morris exclaimed, ‘his gloating eyes burned with the mere lust of the “sooty Moor” for that white creature of Venice....

wild

Christopher Ivic

Christopher Ivic is Senior Lecturer in English, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and National Identity : A Dictionary

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2017

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... is revealing: The simile ‘like a wild Morisco’ likely alludes to Morris dancing, so the adjective comments on the style of the dance. However, Morisco’s association with Moors and the fact...

Introduction

Christopher Innes

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Christopher Innes is a Professor of English at York University, Canada, and holds the Canada Research Chair in Performance and Culture. He is the author of many books on modern drama and theatre history. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Martin Middeke

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Middeke Martin (born 24 April 1963 in Paderborn) is a German literary scholar and Chair of English Literature at the University of Augsburg, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Matthew C. Roudané

Dr Matthew Roudané is Professor of English and Chair at Georgia State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Peter Paul Schnierer

Dr Peter Paul Schnierer is the Chair of English Literature at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary American Playwrights

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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... Broadway production, Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone, its creators, decided to stage it at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre in the heart of Broadway. In Viewing America: Twenty-First Century Television Drama, Christopher Bigsby suggests...

morris dance

Christopher R. Wilson

Christopher R.Wilson is Professor in the Department of Music at the University of Hull, UK. He has published on English music/words topics from the late medieval period to the 20th century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michela Calore

Michela Calore is an independent scholar who specializes in the staging conditions of the Elizabethan theatre. She has a particular interest in the Rose theatre and the repertoire of the Admiral's Men, and has published articles on the language and staging of plays written in the 1580s and the 1590s. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Music in Shakespeare : A Dictionary

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2005

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...(A) The morris dance, a ceremonial display dance, possibly of Moorish origins (hence its name), was imported into Europe through Spain in Medieval times. It came to England in the fourteenth century and during the fifteenth century seems...

‘Gamut I am, the ground of all accord’: Music theory and pedagogy

Christopher R. Wilson

Christopher R.Wilson is Professor in the Department of Music at the University of Hull, UK. He has published on English music/words topics from the late medieval period to the 20th century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare’s Musical Imagery

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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... Lucentio/Cambio’s Latin; ‘small’ and misguided. R. Warwick Bond (Arden Shakespeare, 1904), for example, comments ‘it seems vain to trace any relation between the notes of the scale and the remainder of the lines’. Brian Morris (Arden Shakespeare,...

clef

Christopher R. Wilson

Christopher R.Wilson is Professor in the Department of Music at the University of Hull, UK. He has published on English music/words topics from the late medieval period to the 20th century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michela Calore

Michela Calore is an independent scholar who specializes in the staging conditions of the Elizabethan theatre. She has a particular interest in the Rose theatre and the repertoire of the Admiral's Men, and has published articles on the language and staging of plays written in the 1580s and the 1590s. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Music in Shakespeare : A Dictionary

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2005

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... is uncertain, but for a musical explanation see discussion under ‘ut’ or ‘gamut’. It has been suggested that his ‘clef’ is his love and the ‘notes’ his real and assumed personalities (Morris, p. 222) On a strictly musical level, what can...

‘A thousand twangling instruments’: Art and country instruments

Christopher R. Wilson

Christopher R.Wilson is Professor in the Department of Music at the University of Hull, UK. He has published on English music/words topics from the late medieval period to the 20th century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare’s Musical Imagery

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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... Christopher R. Wilson (ed.) A New Way of Making Fowre Parts in Counterpoint by Thomas Campion and Rules How to Compose by Giovanni Coprario ( Aldershot :...

tabor

Christopher R. Wilson

Christopher R.Wilson is Professor in the Department of Music at the University of Hull, UK. He has published on English music/words topics from the late medieval period to the 20th century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michela Calore

Michela Calore is an independent scholar who specializes in the staging conditions of the Elizabethan theatre. She has a particular interest in the Rose theatre and the repertoire of the Admiral's Men, and has published articles on the language and staging of plays written in the 1580s and the 1590s. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Music in Shakespeare : A Dictionary

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2005

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... A well-known reference occurs in William Kemp’s Nine Daies Wonder (1600), in which the famous Shakespearean comic actor records how he morris danced to Norwich accompanied by his ‘taborer’ Thomas Slye, as depicted on the title page. Kemp’s...