Sad stories: A look at regicide and assasination in theatre

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dc.contributor.committeeChair Gelber , Bill
dc.contributor.committeeMember Donahue , Linda
dc.degree.department Theatre Arts
dc.degree.discipline Theatre Arts
dc.degree.grantor Texas Tech University
dc.degree.level Masters
dc.degree.name Master of Arts
dc.rights.availability Unrestricted .
dc.creator Scott , Russell A .
dc.date.accessioned 2014 -06 -06T20 :20 :58Z
dc.date.available 2012 -06 -01T15 :58 :55Z
dc.date.available 2014 -06 -06T20 :20 :58Z
dc.date.issued 2005 -12
dc.identifier.uri http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /1214
dc.description.abstract This thesis centers on the depiction of violence onstage , specifically the violent acts of regicide and assassination . The first chapter briefly reviews the depiction of violence in theatre from the Ancient Greeks through the Middle Ages . The second chapter focuses on Shakespeare's two tragedies , Hamlet and Macbeth , and briefly discusses the sources for the theme of regicide within the plays and how that regicide is depicted . The third chapter examines the theme of assassination and its depiction within two modern plays , Keith Reddin’s Frame 312 and Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s musical Assassins .
dc.format.mimetype application /pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject Shakespeare
dc.subject Assassination
dc.subject Theatre
dc.subject Regicide
dc.title Sad stories : A look at regicide and assasination in theatre
dc.type Thesis

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Sad stories: A look at regicide and assasination in theatre. Master's thesis, Texas Tech University. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /1214 .

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