They Watch Me as They Watch This

In Byron , a play she wrote just before embarking on her lecture tour , she writes : “ They watch me as they watch this . There we are as they watch this . ” As the play is performed the original player will be present — so Stein ...

They Watch Me as They Watch This

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They Watch Me as They Watch This
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Jane Palatini Bowers
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-11 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title.
Stage Fright
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Martin Puchner
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-04-01 - Publisher: JHU Press

While offering an alternative history of modernist theater and literature, Puchner provides a new account of the contradictory forces within modernism.
Modern American Drama: Playwriting in the 1930s
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Anne Fletcher
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-14 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Decades of Modern American Drama series provides a comprehensive survey and study of the theatre produced in each decade from the 1930s to 2009 in eight volumes. Each volume equips readers with a detailed understanding of the context from which work emerged: an introduction considers life in the decade
The Queer Composition of America’s Sound
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Nadine Hubbs
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-10-18 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

"In this remarkable book, Nadine Hubbs demonstrates that our understanding of modernist American culture will remain impoverished so long as we ignore the gay social networks and patronage and distinctly queer sensibilities and idioms that influenced (to varying degrees) the work of the great modernist composers Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson,
Last Operas and Plays
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Gertrude Stein
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-05-22 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In the more than 75 plays Gertrude Stein wrote between 1913 and 1946, she envisioned a new dramaturgy, beginning with the pictorial conception of a play as a landscape. She drew into her plays the daily flow of life around her - including the natural world - and turned cities,