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Jesuit Drama

Jesuit Drama

Jesuit drama was a form of theatre practised in the colleges of the Society of Jesus between the 16th and 18th centuries, as a way of instructing students in rhetoric, assimilating Christian values and...

domestic-comedy

Domestic Comedy

The Museum of Broadcast Communications Excellent article on the television genre domestic comedy, its origins, characteristics and examples of shows. Similarities can easily be drawn from this information for understanding the domestic comedy genre...

bunraku

Bunraku

Bunraku is a form of traditional Japanese puppet theatre, founded in Osaka in 1684. The Puppetry Home Page Introduction to the history of Bunraku. Towson University Bunraku and Kabuki theatre overview. This page uses Creative...

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...