Hamburgische Dramaturgie I (Cambridge Plain Texts)
Cambridge University Press, 2/7/2013
EAN 9781107653030, ISBN10: 1107653037
Paperback, 90 pages, 20.3 x 12.7 x 0.6 cm
First published in 1926, as part of the Cambridge Plain Texts series, this volume contains a selection of essays from Die Hamburgische Dramaturgie by key German Enlightenment figure Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729Ã¢â‚¬â€œ81). The essays were originally written as part of Lessing's role as advisor at the Hamburg National Theatre. Texts are presented in German with a short editorial introduction in English. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Lessing and the development of German drama.
Olint und Sophromia. The martyr as hero. The art of acting
SÃƒÂ©miramis. Ghosts on the stage
Miss Sara Sampson. 'Das bÃƒÂ¼rgerliche Trauerspiel'
ZaÃƒÂ¯re. French and English tragedy
5. Du Belloy
Zelmire. The historical drama
6. T. Corneille
Le comte d'Essex. The historical drama
7. J. Banks
The Unhappy Favourite. The historical drama
Le distrait. The nature of comedy.