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  • nonrealistic — (|) ̷ ̷+ adjective : not realistic: as a. : not viewing matters in their true light : not practical : impractical, visionary a nonrealistic point of view b. : not characterized by realism in conception and portrayal …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonrealistic — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonrealistic — adjective deliberately unrealistic …   Wiktionary

  • nonrealistic — adj. not realistic, not based on reality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonrealistic — non·realistic …   English syllables

  • nonrealistic — non re•al•is′tic adj …   From formal English to slang

  • theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …   Universalium

  • Shaw, George Bernard — born July 26, 1856, Dublin, Ire. died Nov. 2, 1950, Ayot St. Lawrence, Hertfordshire, Eng. Irish playwright and critic. After moving to London in 1876, he worked for years as a music and art critic, wrote book and theatre reviews, and was an… …   Universalium

  • dramatic literature — Introduction       the texts of plays that can be read, as distinct from being seen and heard in performance.       The term dramatic literature implies a contradiction in that literature originally meant something written and drama meant… …   Universalium

  • theatre, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of the Western theatre from its origins in pre Classical antiquity to the present.       For a discussion of drama as a literary form, see dramatic literature and the articles on individual national literatures.… …   Universalium