The Theory of the Theatre, and Other Principles of Dramatic Criticism
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The Theory of the Theatre, and Other Principles of Dramatic Criticism

By Clayton Meeker Hamilton
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  • THE THEORY OF THE THEATRE
  • AND OTHER PRINCIPLES OF DRAMATIC CRITICISM
  • CLAYTON HAMILTON
    • Uniform with This Volume
    • Studies in Stagecraft
    • TO
    • BRANDER MATTHEWS
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • THE THEORY OF THE THEATRE
  • I
    • WHAT IS A PLAY?
  • II
    • THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THEATRE AUDIENCES
  • III
    • THE ACTOR AND THE DRAMATIST
  • IV
    • STAGE CONVENTIONS IN MODERN TIMES
  • V
    • ECONOMY OF ATTENTION IN THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES
  • VI
    • EMPHASIS IN THE DRAMA
  • VII
    • THE FOUR LEADING TYPES OF DRAMA
  • VIII
    • THE MODERN SOCIAL DRAMA
  • OTHER PRINCIPLES OF DRAMATIC CRITICISM
  • I
    • THE PUBLIC AND THE DRAMATIST
  • II
    • DRAMATIC ART AND THE THEATRE BUSINESS
  • III
    • THE HAPPY ENDING IN THE THEATRE
  • IV
    • THE BOUNDARIES OF APPROBATION
  • V
    • IMITATION AND SUGGESTION IN THE DRAMA
  • VI
    • HOLDING THE MIRROR UP TO NATURE
  • VII
    • BLANK VERSE ON THE CONTEMPORARY STAGE
  • VIII
    • DRAMATIC LITERATURE AND THEATRIC JOURNALISM
  • IX
    • THE INTENTION OF PERMANENCE
  • X
    • THE QUALITY OF NEW ENDEAVOR
  • XI
    • THE EFFECT OF PLAYS UPON THE PUBLIC
  • XII
    • PLEASANT AND UNPLEASANT PLAYS
  • XIII
    • THEMES IN THE THEATRE
  • XIV
    • THE FUNCTION OF IMAGINATION
  • INDEX
    • BEULAH MARIE DIX'S
  • ALLISON'S LAD AND OTHER MARTIAL INTERLUDES
    • THE CONTINENTAL DRAMA OF TO-DAY
    • BRITISH & AMERICAN DRAMA OF TO-DAY
    • THREE MODERN PLAYS FROM THE FRENCH
    • THE ROAD TOGETHER
    • POSSESSION
    • EMBERS
    • TRADITION
    • NOWADAYS
  • NOTEWORTHY RECENT DRAMA BOOKS
    • Arthur Edwin Krows' PLAY PRODUCTION IN AMERICA
    • Richard Burton's BERNARD SHAW: THE MAN AND THE MASK
    • Constance D'Arcy Mackay's THE FOREST PRINCESS, etc.
    • Louise Burleigh and Edward Hale Bierstadt's PUNISHMENT
    • Percival Wilde's CONFESSIONAL and Other American Plays
    • SIXTH EDITION, ENLARGED AND WITH PORTRAITS
  • HALE'S DRAMATISTS OF TO-DAY
    • NEW POPULAR EDITION, WITH APPENDIX
    • Containing tables, etc., of the Opera Season 1908-11.
  • CHAPTERS OF OPERA
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