By Amnon Kabatchnik
In Blood at the level, 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 below are many literary diversifications, together with theatrical types of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, East Lynne, Lady Audley's Secret, The girl in White, Frankenstein, and numerous that includes Sherlock Holmes appearances. the various era’s such a lot impressive playwrights are represented the following, together with Émile Zola, Honoré de Balzac, Wilkie Collins, Anna Katharine eco-friendly, and William Gillette, in addition to performs by way of authors greater 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 world wide, together with England, eire, Scotland, France, Germany, Russia, Norway, and the USA. each one access is gifted chronologically and comprises plot synopsis, creation information, reviews via 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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