By Amnon Kabatchnik
In Blood at the degree, 1800 to 1900: Milestone performs of homicide, secret, and Mayhem, Amnon Kabatchnik completes his seven-volume exploration of theater’s darkest works with an summary of greater than fifty blood-splattered performs of the 19th century. one of the performs mentioned listed here are many literary variations, together with theatrical types of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, East Lynne, Lady Audley's Secret, The girl in White, Frankenstein, and a number of that includes Sherlock Holmes appearances. a number of the era’s so much impressive playwrights are represented right here, together with Émile Zola, Honoré de Balzac, Wilkie Collins, Anna Katharine eco-friendly, and William Gillette, in addition to performs by means of authors larger identified for his or her different works, together with Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas, Père, Charles Dickens, Leo Tolstoy, and Robert Louis Stevenson.
This quantity cites works through writers from around the globe, together with England, eire, Scotland, France, Germany, Russia, Norway, and the U.S.. each one access is gifted chronologically and comprises plot synopsis, construction info, evaluations by way of critics and students, and biographical sketches of playwrights and key actors. Blood at the level, 1800 to 1900 will be of curiosity to theater students, researchers, and theater fans alike.
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Blood on the Stage, 1800 to 1900: Milestone Plays of Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem by Amnon Kabatchnik