dramatist dramatist  /d ˈrɑ mə tɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who writes plays

Usage(s):

  1. Its cargo: the rapidly decomposing body of Friedrich Schiller poet, philosopher, historian, dramatist and rebel, who had died three days earlier.
  2. The producers are the Provincetown Players, headed by Eugene O'Neill, dramatist; Robert Edmund Jones, artist, and Kenneth Macgowan, author.
  3. Yojimbo: Kurosawa emerges as a bone-cracking satirist who with red-toothed glee chews out his century as no dramatist has done since Bertolt Brecht.

News

  1. Favorite Things, Colors Help You Cozy Up To Guests

    "A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil." Victor Hugo (1802 –1885) French poet, novelist and dramatist, "Saint Denis," "Les Miserables" (1862) When first-time visitors come into our homes they will often comment on our spaces, thinking
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  2. To Error Is Human: The Slapstick Shakespeare in the Park Is Irresistible

    'The Comedy of Errors.' (Photo by Joan Marcus) Your stalwart theater reviewer faces a great and ongoing occupational hazard, at which he has from time to time hinted in these pages: he doesn’t really care for Shakespeare. He ought to, he knows—history’s greatest English-language dramatist, timeless lessons and ongoing moral dilemmas, peerless poetry, yada yada—but instead, often, philistinically ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The New York Observer

Quotes

  1. "I'm a dramatist who is interested in people, and I have empathy for Bush as a human being, much the same as I did for Castro, Nixon, Jim Morrison, Jim Garrison and Alexander the Great," Stone said.
    on Jan 21, 2008 By: Oliver Stone Source: CNN Political Ticker

  2. Former Czech president Vaclav Havel , meanwhile, said Pinter had been an inspiration in the struggle against communist rule, describing him as an "outstanding dramatist whom I have admired since my youth."
    on Dec 25, 2008 By: Vaclav Havel Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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