Roman Laughter: The Comedy of Plautus (Study in Comparative

Erich Segal

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Yeats felt caught between his father’s skepticism and the need for belief—between reason and the imagination—with no way to bridge the gap. poetic expression Yeats expanded dramatic possibilities and restored drama’s lyrical capacity.” His search for a compensating imaginative realm led him first to romantic poets such as William Blake and Percy Bysshe Shelley. from Celtic folklore. GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS 461 finest Dionysian swirls in twentieth-century American drama.

Pages: 238

Publisher: Harvard University Press (March 1969)

ISBN: 0674778200

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