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Woman's Club Work and Programs

First Aid to Club Women

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Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,072 / 175 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.9
LoC Category: HS
Downloads: 463
Added to site: 2010.07.27
mnybks.net#: 28543
Origin: gutenberg.org
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miracle-plays. Influence of the Renaissance. Change in the form of the drama through foreign influences.

2. Ben Jonson--Story of his life; character of his plays; his devotion to the classics.

3. Beaumont and Fletcher, Massinger, Ford, and Webster.

4. Shakespeare--Story of his life; how his plays were made; his imagination, wit, and tenderness; his supremacy.

5. The Theater in the Time of Elizabeth--Scenery, seating arrangements, costumes, absence of women actors; famous theaters.

READINGS FROM--Jonson's Every Man in His Humour. Beaumont and Fletcher's Knight of the Burning Pestle. Shakespeare--History: Henry V. Comedy: As You Like It. Tragedy: Macbeth. Fancy: Midsummer Night's Dream. Sentiment: Romeo and Juliet.

BOOKS TO CONSULT--Taine: History of English Literature: Book II.,

Chapter II.

Hamilton Mabie: Shakespeare. The Mermaid Series of Dramatists.

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