Free Shipping Worldwide | Members get 10% extra.


Close

Shipping & Delivery

Shipping Rates

Bagchee.com can ship to virtually any address in the world. Please check on this page for more information on costs and delivery times. Interested in free shipping? Learn about our FREE Shipping .

Shipping Method Delivery Estimate First Item Charge Each Aditional Item
Free! Standard 6-16 Days Free for order above $30 Free for order above $30
Standard 6-16 Days $ 7.00 $ 5.00
Trackable Expedited 4-6 Days $ 12.00 $ 8.00
Trackable Express 2-3 Days $ 30.00 $ 25.00
Close

When my order will arrive?

It really depends on the item -- you can see the relevant info on its page. You'll get a email when your item has been shipped.

Bagchee.com can ship to virtually any address in the world. Once your order has been shipped, we offer the following times for delivery in business days (Mon-Fri):

Australia and New Zealand 7-12 business days
Middle East and Gulf 7-12 business days
Singapore & Hong Kong 7-10 business days
United Kingdom 7-10 business days
Europe 7-12 business days
USA and Canada 7-15 business days
South America 7-18 business days
All other countries 7-15 business days

The Modern Drama (In 2 Volumes)

Authors (s): Maeterlinck Maurice (Author)
Format: Hardcover
ISBN-13: 97881890615150
Pages: viii+297p., 22cm.
Pub. date: 18.07.2009, 1st ed.
Publisher: Paradise Publishers
Language (s): English
Bagchee ID: BB55643
List price: US $ 156,00
Bagchee price: US $ 140,40
You save: (10.00%)
Member price: US $ 126,36 info

Overview for The Modern Drama (In 2 Volumes)

When I speak of the modern drama, it must be well understood that I refer only to what is actually happening in those regions of dramatic literature which truly are new, for all that they may be, as yet, but sparsely inhabited. Lower down, in the ordinary theatre, it may well be that the ordinary and traditional drama is in its turn undergoing, be it ever so slowly, the influence of the theatre of the advance-guard; but it were useless to wait for the laggards when it lies in our power to question those in the van.

The first glance that we throw on the drama of the day would seem to reveal, as its chief characteristic, the weakening, the progressive paralysis, so to speak, of exterior action; further, a most ardent tendency to penetrate ever more deeply into human consciousness, and attribute still greater importance to moral problems; and last of all we are struck by the search, so far still very timid, for a kind of new beauty that shall be more spiritual, more abstract, than was the old. It cannot be denied that adventures on the stage of to-day have become far less, extraordinary and far less violent. Bloodshed has grown less frequent, passions less turbulent; heroism has become less rigid, courage less material and ferocious. People still die on the stage, it is true as in reality they still must  die; but death has ceased-or will cease, let us hope, very soon-to be the indispensable setting, the inevitable, of every dramatic poem. It is rarely, indeed, in our own life-which, though it is cruel perhaps, is cruel only in hidden and silent ways-it is rarely indeed in our life that death puts an end to the more violent of our crises; and for le but inevitable de tout poeme dramatique. Il est peu frequent, en effet, dans notre vie, quiest cruelle peut-etre, mais qui ne I' est que d' une maniere cache et silencieuse, it y eat peu frequent que les plus violentes de nos crises se terminent par la mort; et le theatre, encore qu' il soit plus lent que toua les autres arts a suivrel l' evolution de la conscience humaine, doit finir cependentr par en tenir compte, lui aussi, dans une certaine mesure.
Write your own review
  • There are no reviews yet. Be the first to write one

Similar items