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opera

Opera

Opera is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text (called a libretto) and musical score, usually in a theatrical setting. Opera incorporates many of the elements of...

comedie-ballet

Comedie-Ballet

Comédie-ballet is a genre of French drama which mixes a spoken play with interludes containing music and dance. Dictionary Very good discussion about Moliere and his comedies-ballets (translated from French). The Literary Encyclopedia Outstanding...

allegory

Allegory

Allegory in the Middle Ages was a vital element in the synthesis of biblical and classical traditions into what would become recognizable as medieval culture. People of the Middle Ages consciously drew from the...

Theatre of Cruelty

The Theatre of Cruelty is a form of theatre developed by avant-garde playwright, actor, essayist, and theorist, Antonin Artaud, in The Theatre and its Double. Originally a member of the surrealist movement, Artaud eventually...