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Definition of the noun Unity of Time
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- [literature] The classical unity that states that the action of a play should take place over no more than 24 hours
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Dictionary of the Theatre (1998)
Terms, Concepts, and Analysis by Patrice Pavis, Christine Shantz
The unity of time proceeds from the unity of action, as time can only be full and ...
by Elmar Waibl
< Einheitswissenschaft Einheit der Zeit f ' unity of time (Aristotle etc) (aes, ont) Einhei)t der Zwecke f ' unity of ends (Kant) ...
An International Reference Work in 5 Volumes by Stanley Hochman, McGraw-Hill, inc
Unity of time meant that the dramatic time of the action could not exceed one day, though a day was variously understood to mean anything between twelve and twenty-four hours. Unity of place confined the dramatic action to one locale, ...
Containing Full Definitions of the Principal Terms of the Common and Civil Law : Together with Translations and Explanations of the Various Technical Phrases in Different Languages, Occurring in the Ancient and Modern Reports, and Standard Treatises, Embracing Also All the Principal Common and Civil Law Maxims : Compiled on the Basis of Spelman's Glossary, and Adapted to the Jurisprudence of the United States : with Copious Illustrations, Critical and Historical by Alexander Mansfield Burrill
UNITY OF TIME. One of the essential properties of a joint estate ; the estates of the tenants being vested at one and the same period. 2 Bl. Corn. 181. UNITY OF POSSESSION. One of the essential properties of a joint estate, each of the tenants ...
A unity of time, a second for instance, is chosen, and in like manner a unity of space, as a foot. Thus, if one body move over 20 feet in one second, and another only 10, then the velocity of the first is double that of the second ; for the ratio ...
Including Many of the Principal Conceptions of Ethics, Logic ... by James Mark Baldwin
Unity of time is mentioned by him. That is, the action of a tragedy should, when convenient, be compressed into one day (Poetics, chap. v). The unity of place was remarked by French critics to have been observed by the Greek tragedians.
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