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Required Reading

General Resources

Additional Resources: Aristotle and the Poetics/Greek Tragedy

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Additional Resources: Elizabeth Theatrical Conventions

Additional Resources: Theatre of the Absurd

Additional Resources: Henrik Ibsen

  • Nora: A short film in response to Ibsen’s A Doll’s House (You Tube)
    Hattie Morahan, who recently played Nora in a Young Vic production of Ibsen's powerful classic about a woman taking control of her own destiny, stars in writer Nick Payne and director Carrie Cracknell's short film imagining what a modern-day Nora might look like, 130 years on from the original.
    Nora: a short film is written by Nick Payne; directed by Carrie Cracknell; and commissioned by the Guardian, the Young Vic and The Space.
  • Ibsen Resources
    originally via Merlot at

Additional Resources: Devised Theatre

Additional Resources: Brechtian Theatre


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