Sad stories: A look at regicide and assasination in theatre

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dc.contributor.committeeChair Gelber , Bill en_US
dc.contributor.committeeMember Donahue , Linda en_US
dc.degree.department Theatre Arts en_US
dc.degree.discipline Theatre Arts en_US
dc.degree.grantor Texas Tech University en_US
dc.degree.level Masters en_US
dc.degree.name M .A . en_US
dc.rights.availability unrestricted en_US
dc.creator Scott , Russell Allen en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014 -06 -06T20 :45 :31Z
dc.date.available 2011 -02 -18T21 :09 :55Z en_US
dc.date.available 2014 -06 -06T20 :45 :31Z
dc.date.issued 2005 -12 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /15596 en_US
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 . en_US
dc.language.iso en _US en_US
dc.publisher Texas Tech University en_US
dc.subject shakespeare en_US
dc.subject assassination en_US
dc.subject regicide en_US
dc.subject theatre en_US
dc.title Sad stories : A look at regicide and assasination in theatre en_US
dc.type Electronic Thesis en_US

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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 /15596 .

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