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The Rarer action

essays in honor of Francis Fergusson.

Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Tribute by Allen Tate.
Memoir by R. W. B. Lewis.
Ibsen, Shaw, Brecht: three stages, by E. Bentley.
"This mist, my friend, is mystical": place and time in Elizabethan plays, by M. Charney.
The political theater, by N. Chiaromonte.
Untuning the Othello music: Iago as stage villain, by S. E. Hyman.
Euripidean comedy, by B. Knox.
Actuals: a look into performance theory, by R. Schechner.
Leaves from an Asian diary, by S. Barr.
Dante's Purgatorio as elegy, by E. D. Blodgett.
Unamuno's romantic tragedy, by P. Pastras.
Fairfax versus Wiffen: Tasso's Clorinda in Elizabethan and in romantic garb, by G. Cambon.
Eyesight and vision: forms of the imagination in Coleridge and Novalis, by R. Freedman.
Writing as imitation: observations on the literary process, by P. Fussell, Jr.
Bilingualism and the problems of translation, by E. Kahler.
The poetry of Zbigniew Herbert, by S. Miller.
"That sweet man, John Clare," by R. Pinsky.
Paradiso, Canto XXXIII, by J. Ciardi.
The place of forms, by R. Fitzgerald.
Dostoevsky and Russian populism, by J. Frank.
Emerson, Vico, and history, by J. O. McCormick.
On the resemblances between science and religion, by H. Nemerov.
Myth and discovery, by J. Wright.
A list of the writings of Francis Fergusson, by R. Ellenwood (p. 353-364)


Dewey Decimal Class 809
Library of Congress PN36 .F4

The Physical Object

Pagination xviii, 384 p.
Number of pages 384

ID Numbers

Open Library OL5701376M
Internet Archive rareraction00ismn
ISBN 10 0813506700
LC Control Number 70127050
OCLC/WorldCat 124245
Goodreads 4930524

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