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The “Well-Constructed Fable”

More on history and theater! Found this little bit from Lessing’s Hamburg Dramaturgy.  I am especially interested in the section in which he discusses the authenticity of the fictitious given that it is possible. (if something could have possibly happened, it is … Continue reading

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Theater & History (not to be confused with Theater History)

One of the relationships I’ve always been fascinated by is that between the work of the theater artist and the work of the historian. How do their tasks differ and overlap when dealing with historical subject matter? The writing of … Continue reading

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