Four Plays for Dancers

Four Plays for Dancers #2020

Four Plays for Dancers This book collects four plays At the Hawk s well The only jealousy of Emer The dreaming of the bonesCalvary
  • Title: Four Plays for Dancers
  • Author: W.B. Yeats
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 274
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This book collects four plays At the Hawk s well The only jealousy of Emer The dreaming of the bonesCalvary
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    A strange collection of short plays Yeats suggests that these plays are too high brow to have mass appeal and I d have to agree The plays were interesting to read, but I can t quite imagine seeing them as a performance At least in reading, I could slow down to take in the poetry and the stage directions provide some context for what is meant by the masks and the scenes described I don t know that I d be able to understand the context if I just saw performances, unless fairly extensive notes were [...]

    Having recently finished Pound s book on the Noh plays, I thought I d go back and re read the plays Yeats says were influenced by this Japanese dramatic form There are certainly similarities such as the flat characters, the cryptic language and the strange plots involving spirits The Hawk s Well is the best of the four plays which include The Dreaming of the Bones, The Only Jealousy of Emer and Calvary But even that is bit of a trope the man who wastes his life trying to live forever Calvary has [...]

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