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  • Martin recollected his blank-verse tragedy, and sent it instead.

    Chapter 43

  • Toby Barlow's blank-verse modern-day epic of love and werewolves, Sharp Teeth, was one of the more original fictions (in terms of style and presentation) that I have read in years.

    MIND MELD: The Best Genre Related Books/Films/Shows/Games Consumed In 2008 (Part III)

  • A capsule version of the Aeneid ( "with quotations from Dr. J.W. Duff's blank-verse version") rests next to an article titled "How a Lock Is Made."

    Papa

  • First performed in London in 1955, Orson Welles's blank-verse adaptation of Herman Melville's novel is a product of his wilderness years, the period when the creator of "Citizen Kane" had become a pariah in Hollywood.

    Welles and the White Whale

  • In 1772, Mercy anonymously published anonymously The Adulateur, a blank-verse satire in which she criticizes the administration of Thomas Hutchinson, who was royal governor of Massachusetts in 1771-1774.

    History of American Women

  • In some of its forms the development was unpleasing and discouraging to Ibsen; the success of the blank-verse tragedies of Andreas

    Henrik Ibsen

  • Their lack of money to fund the project decided Fanny to resurrect one of the several blank-verse dramas which she had worked on while at Court.

    Frances Burney (1752-1840)

  • It's a pity Mr. Frayn didn't pay more than cursory attention to Reinhardt's life in exile, but the playwright has made a fatal decision to use, as a vehicle for the exposition of "Afterlife," his own blank-verse translation of the Salzburg pageant play "Everyman," on which Reinhardt collaborated with Hofmannsthal.

    Miró's Mediterranean vision

  • In some of its forms the development was unpleasing and discouraging to Ibsen; the success of the blank-verse tragedies of Andreas

    Henrik Ibsen

  • She spoke, and her speech was still song, or rather measured chant; but, as if now more familiar, it flowed occasionally in modulated blank-verse, and at other times in the lyrical measure which she had used at their former meeting.

    The Monastery

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