Fantastic drama

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Fantastic drama is a kind of speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy and horror) that uses a dramatic form.

For the best podcast in the fantastic drama award is presented annually to Parsec Awards. in two categories: short fiction audio-play and a long fantastic audio piece.[1]

Michio Kaku in his book Physics of the Impossible, Referring to Vladimir Nabokov referred to Shakespeare's play "The Tempest" as the product is a lot like science fiction noting the science fiction movie "Forbidden Planet" in 1956, as the transfer of a plot of Shakespeare's plays In typical modern fiction entourage.[2]

Soviet tradition dates back to the fantastic drama Bryusov, A. Tolstoy, Vladimir Mayakovsky.[3] Approval is based on the fantastic story plays Bulgakov "Adam and Eve", "Bliss" and "Ivan". Currently fiction actively used in the theatrical arts.[4]

One of the pioneers of the science-fiction drama was Karel Capek, his play in 1921 «RUR» introduced into popular culture has Slavic roots of the word robot, popular and other fantastic pieces author such as "means Makropolusa" (1922, Czech composer Leoš Janáček wrote on the plot of the play title role,[5] it has also formed the basis of the Soviet film "Recipe of her youth") or "white disease" (1936, filmed in 1937).

Based on the novel by Robert L. Stevenson's "Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" was made the musical "Jekyll and Hyde» (Jekyll & Hyde), he also received many kinovoploscheny.

According to E. Viktorov, sci-fi drama is a virtually untapped genre in Russian literature.[6] According to him, plays Eugene Schwartz are both to the fairy tale, fantasy and satire.

Some fantastic plays:

  • Strugatsky brothers ("The Jews of Peter, or Sad conversation by candlelight")
  • Henry Lion Oldie ("second hand")
  • Stanislaw Lem (cycle "Four pieces of Professor Tarantoge").

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