A PIPE DREAM IS STILL A DREAM. ILLUSION AND REALITY IN THE ICEMAN COMETH AND OTHER PLAYS BY EUGENE O’NEILL

Posted On Dec 11 2017 by

Hickey, the Iceman, has gained a legendary status in the history of modern American drama and has been portrayed on stage by some of the finest actors of their generation (Jason Robards, Lee Marvin, Kevin Spacey, Nathan Lane). O’Neill has given his charismatic, flamboyant protagonist a task of great magnitude: to disenchant dreams and illusions, for they distort reality causing an ultimate “fragmentation of personalities”. However, the line between a dream and reality, the real and the ideal self, reason and desire, is a fine and delicate one. Thus, Hickey – the self-appointed Savior, by openly spelling out the facts, …


DREAM, REALITY AND ILLUSION AS DISCURSIVE CONCEPTS IN AMERICAN DRAMA: O’NEILL, WILLIAMS, MILLER, ALBEE

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The roots of such concepts as dream, reality, and illusion are as old as human history. The human being has dreamt of his/her existence, supernatural events, natural environment, society, and family since primitive ages. Dream might roughly stem from, or, be described as intuition, longing and in this context it is a vivid and enthusiastic emotion and/or sensation. Reality, however, reflects whatever independent from human subconscious, and expresses concrete and objective things in general. A person, mostly, takes refuge in the dreams when he/she makes a choice between reality and sensation, emotion and intuition in his/her memory. Thus, dream in …


LIMBAJUL IMAGINII ÎN AUTOBIOGRAFIA LEIRISIANĂ

Posted On Oct 18 2011 by

Ne propunem să analizăm modul în care autobiograful Michel Leiris, mare amator de artă, înţelege să valorizeze vizualul în scrierile sale personale. Străduindu-de deseori să pună în evidenţă similitudinile şi diferenţele între imagine şi cuvînt, scriitorul găseşte în pictura cubistă o sursă de inspiraţie, o estetică nouă fondată pe gustul pentru concret, pe fragmentarea realului şi pe căutarea misterului în detaliile nesmnificative ale cotidianului.  


(English) ANDRE GIDE ET LES ILLUSIONS DU JEU ANTIFASCISTE

Posted On Oct 17 2011 by

Din păcate acest articol este disponibil doar în Engleză Americană.