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dramatist

a writer of plays; playwright
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One of Britain's most prolific and distinctive dramatists, the Cheetham Hill-born writer - who began his career writing for Coronation Street during the 1960s - scripted over 250 television plays and series, as well as several stage productions and feature films.
In their different ways, the four essays below are products of a tendency that has been increasingly in evidence in early modern theatre studies over the last twenty years; namely, a willingness to approach plays in relation to the acting companies that staged them and the other works in those companies' repertories, rather than simply as part of the oeuvre of a particular dramatist.
The medal was presented in memory of dramatist Urien Wiliam by his family.
Susan Glaspell, on the other hand, although known and loved for her short play Trifles, is still, in spite of recent works of criticism and productions of her plays, not recognized as the significant modernist novelist and dramatist she undoubtedly was (see www.
The play that is directed by experienced dramatist Mariano Fernandes has already been well received by critics and audiences throughout Goa and India.
Burbery does not so much prove that Milton was a dramatist against those who maintain otherwise, as he shows to what degree and in what ways Milton can be described as a dramatist.
In her very thorough study Leticia McGrath sets out to demonstrate the 'great talent' and 'versatility' of Spain's first social dramatist by analysing the totality of this author's plays and their critical reception by his contemporaries.
A writer, comic radio dramatist, and environmental activist, Adams is best known for the classic The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which found its start as a radio program and was later developed into a book, television, and comic book series, several stage adaptations, a record album, a computer game, and a feature film.
Hart presents Friedrich Schiller: Crime, Aesthetics, and the Poetics of Punishment, a scholarly exploration of eighteenth-century writer, dramatist, and philosopher Friedrich Schiller's views upon punishment to crime, whether as state-sponsored retribution or simply as a means to prevent the criminal from repeating his offenses.
Logline: "American Experience" profile of the legendarily self-destructive and self-aware playwright - the only American dramatist to win the Nobel Prize for Literature (before he even finished his genuine masterpieces) - from Ric Burns, director of the epic "New York: A Documentary Film.
The result is an astute assessment of the greatest dramatist in a period of explosive interest in drama.
I ask "Why can't a dramatist be more like an historian?