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If melodrama is the quintessence of drama, farce is the quintessence of theatre. Melodrama is written. A moving image of the world ...
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
No one attaches a transcendent meaning to the "errors" of comedy, much less of farce. Mistaken identities, misunderstandings about ...
How damned ridiculous it all is! The long generations toiling--skimping, lashing themselves screwing higher and higher the tension ...
But Shakspeare has no peculiarity, no importunate topic; but all is duly given; no veins, no curiosities: no cow-painter, no bird- ...
A popular Government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy.
"O human creature, ... you are the investigator without knowledge, the magistrate without jurisdiction, and all in all, the fool o ...
Farce is tragedy played at a thousand revolutions per minute.
The difference between farce and humour in literature is, I suppose, that farce strums louder and louder on one string, while humo ...
Life is the farce which everyone has to perform.
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