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The Ghost Light

Author : Fritz Leiber
ISBN : UOM:39015008808423
Genre : Fiction
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An autobiographical essay accompanies stories about a night light that attracts ghosts, a psychologist who investigates a murder plot, a super-intelligent cat, and a man who throws dice with the devil

Ghost Light

Author : Michael Mark Chemers
ISBN : 9780809385713
Genre : Performing Arts
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Ghost Light: An Introductory Handbook for Dramaturgy offers useful and entertaining answers to the confounding questions: “What, exactly, is dramaturgy, and what does a dramaturg do?” According to Michael Mark Chemers, dramaturgs are the scientists of the theater world—their primary responsibility is to query the creative possibilities in every step of the production process, from play selection to costume design, and then research the various options and find ways to transform that knowledge into useful ideas. To say that dramaturgs are well-rounded is an understatement: those who choose this profession must possess an acute aesthetic sensibility in combination with an extensive knowledge of theater history and practice, world history, and critical theory, and they must be able to collaborate with every member of the creative team and theater administration. Ghost Light is divided into three sections. Part 1, “Philosophy,” describes what dramturgs do, presents a detailed history of dramaturgy, and summarizes many of the critical theories needed to analyze and understand dramatic texts. “Analysis” teaches the two essential skills of a dramaturg: reading and writing. It includes a “12-step program for script analysis” along with suggestions about how to approach various genres and play structures. “Practice,” the third part, delves into the relationships that dramaturgs forge and offers useful advice about collaborating with other artists. It also includes ideas for audience outreach initiatives such as marketing and publicity plans, educational programs, talkbacks, blogs, and program notes and lobby displays, all of which are often the responsibility of the dramaturg. Ghost Light was written with undergraduate students in mind and is perfectly suited for the classroom (each chapter concludes with a series of practical exercises that can be used as course assignments). However, dramaturgy is a skill that is essential to all theater practitioners, not just professional or aspiring dramaturgs, making Ghost Light a valuable addition to all theater libraries.

Ghost Light World Of The Ghosts Short Story

Author : Jonathan Moeller
Genre : Fiction
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Caina Amalas is a nightfighter of the Ghosts, one of the Emperor's elite spies and assassins. Summoned to the aid of a desperate merchant, Caina finds herself facing an assassin more deadly than any she has ever fought. An assassin who harvests the souls of his victims. And unless Caina is clever, she will become his latest victim…

Alice Jones The Ghost Light

Author : Sarah Rubin
ISBN : 9781911077213
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Five days before opening night at refurbished old theatre the Beryl, ghostly activity unnerves the cast. Alice's detective skills are secretly enlisted. But as she digs into the Beryl's past, she discovers an unexpected mystery with a stolen diamond at its heart ...

Ghost Light

Author : Joseph O'Connor
ISBN : 9781429992282
Genre : Fiction
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1907 Edwardian Dublin, a city of whispers and rumors. At the Abbey Theatre W. B. Yeats is working with the talented John Synge, his resident playwright. It is here that Synge, the author of The Playboy of the Western World and The Tinker's Wedding, will meet an actress still in her teens named Molly Allgood. Rebellious, irreverent, beautiful, flirtatious, Molly is a girl of the inner-city tenements, dreaming of stardom in America. Witty and watchful, she has dozens of admirers, but it is the damaged older playwright who is her secret passion despite the barriers of age, class, education, and religion. Synge is a troubled, reticent genius, the son of a once prosperous landowning family, a poet of fiery language and tempestuous passions. Yet his life is hampered by conventions and by the austere and God-fearing mother with whom he lives. Scarred by a childhood of immense loneliness and severity, he has long been ill, but he loves to walk the wild places of Ireland. The affair, sternly opposed by friends and family, is turbulent, sometimes cruel, and often tender. 1950s postwar London, an old woman walks across the city in the wake of a hurricane. As she wanders past bomb sites and through the forlorn beauty of wrecked terraces and wintry parks, her mind drifts in and out of the present as she remembers her life's great love, her once dazzling career, and her travels in America. Vivid and beautifully written, Molly's swirling, fractured narrative moves from Dublin to London via New York with luminous language and raw feeling. Ghost Light is a story of great sadness and joy—a tour de force from the widely acclaimed and bestselling author of Star of the Sea.


Author : Marion Zimmer Bradley
ISBN : 9780575113992
Genre : Fiction
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A young woman, Truth Blackburn, searches for the truth about her past as she returns, after many years, to her parents' estate to find out what really happened the night her mother died and her father disappeared. Perhaps the love that united them will allow Truth to freely give and receive love herself. But Truth is stunned to learn that the estate is haunted by the ghost of her father, and to make matters worse, she also learns that she has magickal powers and the Gods that are being summoned by others are not beneficial but evil.

Ghost Lights And Other Encounters With The Unknown

Author : E. Randall Floyd
ISBN : 0874833116
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A collection of supposedly true stories describes James O'Barry's banshees, Mark Twain's dream, the Mad Hermits of Harlem, mysterious airships, and a demon ax murderer

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