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Amphitryon 38, a comedy in prologue and three acts.

Jean Giraudoux

Amphitryon 38, a comedy in prologue and three acts.

Adapted from the French by S.N. Behrman.

by Jean Giraudoux

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Published by Dramatists Play Service in [New York] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBehrman, S. N. 1893-1973.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2613 I74 A713
The Physical Object
Pagination72p.
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18449081M

Dramatists Play Service, one of the premier play-licensing and theatrical publishing agencies in the world, was formed in to foster national opportunities for playwrights by publishing affordable editions of their plays and handling the performance rights to these works. DPS offers an extensive list of titles that includes many of the most significant plays of the past century. Comedy: Length: 5 minutes. SOSIA: Who [He puts his lantern on the ground.] "Madam, Amphitryon my master and your consort," (good! a fine beginning!) "whose mind is always dwelling on your charms, has selected me from amongst all others, to inform you of the success of our arms, and of the longing he has to be near you." -- "Ah! truly, my.

Buy People in a diary; a memoir by S. N. Behrman online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ He knows a hundred ingenious tricks to entrap the most obdurate. He has felt the darts of Alcmene's eyes; and, whilst Amphitryon, her husband, commands the Theban troops on the plains of Boeotia, Jupiter has taken his form, and assuaged his pains, in the possession of the sweetest of pleasures.

Robert J. Andreach, ‘Overmyer’s Amphitryon: Adapting Kleist for a Contemporary Audience’, Papers on Language and Literature 36 (), Susan E. Gustafson, ‘“Die allmähliche Verfertigung der Gedanken beim Reden”: The Linguistic Question in Kleist's Amphitryon’, Seminar (), Jeffrey L. Sammons, ‘Jupiterists and Alkmenists: Amphitryon as an Example of How. More than Laughter in Plautus’s Amphitryon Plautus’s Amphitryon is an anomaly among extant Roman comedies, because it is the one surviving example of a play in which gods appear alongside mortal characters. In Amphitryon the term tragicomoedia (tragicomedy) appears for the first time in Latin literature to describe this blending of comedy and tragedy, and it is the god Mercury who coins.


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Amphitr a comedy in prologue and three acts. [Jean Giraudoux; S N Behrman] -- Follows the outlines of the legend of Amphitryon, Alkmena and Jupiter, in which Jupiter descends to Earth, impersonates the General Amphitryon--Alkmena's husband. Amphitryon 38 by Giroudoux Jean and a great selection of related books, Volume 2 [Siegfried, Amphitr Electra] (A Mermaid Drama Book ) Jean Giraudoux.

Published by Hill & Wang, A division of Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Amphitryon A Comedy in Prologue and Three Acts. Behrman, Jean Giraudoux. Amphitryon (/ æ m ˈ f ɪ t r i ən /; Ancient Greek: Ἀμφιτρύων, gen.:Ἀμφιτρύωνος; usually interpreted as "harassing either side", Latin: Amphitruo), in Greek mythology, was a son of Alcaeus, king of Tiryns in mother was named either Astydameia, the daughter of Pelops and Hippodamia, or Laonome, daughter of Guneus, or else Hipponome, daughter of Menoeceus.

Amphitryon or Amphitruo is a Latin play for the early Roman theatre by playwright Titus Maccius is Plautus’ only play on a mythological subject; he refers to it as a tragicomoedia (tragic comedy) in the play is mostly extant, but includes several Characters: Mercury, Jupiter, Sosia.

Amphitryon 38 is a play written in by the French dramatist Jean Giraudoux, the a comedy in prologue and three acts. book in the title being Giraudoux's whimsical approximation of how many times the story had been told on stage previously.

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Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Amphitryon A Comedy in Prologue and Three Acts. Behrman, Jean Giraudoux. Untouchable, heady, lyrical and dreamlike AMPHITRYON music varies from stunning beauty to harsh metal.

~ Matthieu SCARPA: guitar & vocals () ~ ~ L. Amphitryon and his slave Sosia are returning to their native city of Thebes following a long period fighting a war abroad. While he was away, the god Jupiter, struck by the beauty of Amphitryon's. Amphitryon;: A comedy Hardcover – January 1, by Heinrich von Kleist (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections,Format: Paperback. This volume contains [1]: The Duke of Guise: a tragedy -- [2]: The vindication, or, The parallel of the French Holy-League and the English League and Covenant -- [3]: Albion and Albanius: an opera -- [4]: Don Sebastian, king of Portugal: a tragedy -- [5]: Amphitryon, or, The two Sosia's: a comedy -- [6] The songs in Amphitryon, with the musick Pages: Wilbur is at the peak of his form in this stellar translation of an unusual Molière play-populated with Greeks and Greco-Roman gods and flavored with the essences of vaudeville, fan-tasy, high comedy, farce, and even opera.

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Many of these were modern treatments of ancient Greek stories. Continuing a tradition started by the Roman playwright Plautus, the 20th century French dramatist Jean Giraudoux actually wrote a version entitled Amphitr counting his rendition as the 38th.

1 Merck indize: "Mercimoniis."Mercury was the God of trading and merchandize, and was said to have received his name from the Latin word "merx."See the tradesman's prayer to him in the Fasti of Ovid, B.

v., l. 2 With joyous news: Mercury was the messenger of the Gods, and, therefore, the patron of messengers; and, if we may so say, the God of News. Amphitryon: WITH The Comedy of Asses AND The Pot of Gold AND The Two Bacchises AND The Captives v. 1 by Titus Maccius Plautus,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(21).Literature Network» John Dryden» Amphitryon» Introduction and Prologue Introduction and Prologue Plautus, the venerable father of Roman comedy, who flourished during the second Punic war, left us a play on the subject of Amphitryon, which has had the honour to .Amphitryon A Comedy in a Prologue and Three Acts Adapted from the French of Jean Giraudoux by S.

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