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Aristotle
* defined genres and created standards for each.
* only tragedy surrvived
* six components to a tragedy - plot, character, theme, diction, music, and spectacle.
* developed a "science" of dramatic structure, fifth century Greek tragedy.
Euridipes
* Medea, The Trojan Women, and The Bacchae
* The Bacchae is the last Greek tragedy, human bodies torn assunder,
* youngest of the three great Greek tragedians.
* realism and political activism (style).
Moliere
* Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, changed his name to protect his family from his early debts).
* influenced by the commedia actors and puppet theatre (direct descendants of the commedia actors).
* personifies wit, the charm, the ebulience and more
* Tartuuffe, The Misanthrope, The Miser, The Doctor in Spite of Himself
Terence
* 190 - 159 BCE
* freed African slave whose six comedies, all based from the Greek, are less coarse and more elegantly and refined.
Ibsen
* revolutionized drama that dealt with respectively with the issues of women's rights and other controversial issues.
* 27 years of exile from his homeland, while exiled he wrote his two poetic dramas.
George Bernard Shaw
define
Theatre of Images
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External Techinique
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Paula Vogel
* 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Drama