An Analysis and Production Book for a Contemporary Staging of Irwin Shaw's Bury the Dead

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The problem of this thesis is concerned with the directing and producing of a 1936 peace play, Bury the Dead, by Irwin Shaw. The production attempts to heighten the relevancy of the play to modern audiences. The project experiments with applying contemporary machines and techniques to a dated script containing realistic dialogue, a dualistic point of view, and a surrealistic idea of dead soldiers rising from their graves. The task generates a particular responsibility and challenge in that the use of contemporary machinery must be carefully chosen in such a way that it does not interfere with the message of ... continued below

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iv, 176 leaves : ill.

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Holland, Charles Austin August 1973.

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The problem of this thesis is concerned with the directing and producing of a 1936 peace play, Bury the Dead, by Irwin Shaw. The production attempts to heighten the relevancy of the play to modern audiences. The project experiments with applying contemporary machines and techniques to a dated script containing realistic dialogue, a dualistic point of view, and a surrealistic idea of dead soldiers rising from their graves. The task generates a particular responsibility and challenge in that the use of contemporary machinery must be carefully chosen in such a way that it does not interfere with the message of the play.

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Holland, Charles Austin. An Analysis and Production Book for a Contemporary Staging of Irwin Shaw's Bury the Dead, thesis, August 1973; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164627/: accessed September 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .