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A Source Book in Theatrical Historyby Alois Maria Nagler
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"An indispensable complement to the study of the drama." — Educational Theatre Journal. A rich resource for students of theater and theater historians, this volume features an annotated collection of more than 300 unusually interesting and detailed articles. Passages by contemporary observers from ancient Greece to modern times include notes on acting, directing, make-up, costuming, stage props, machinery, scene design, and much more. "Most valuable. An inspiring guide." — Theatre Notebook.
An annotated collection of more than 300 unusually interesting and detailed passages includes views by observers from ancient Greece to modern times on acting, directing, make-up, costuming, props, much more.
Contemporary observers on acting, directing, make-up, costuming, stage props, machinery, scene design, from Ancient Greece to Chekov.
Table of Contents
I. Antiquity — II. The Middle Ages — III. The Golden Age of Spain — IV. Italian Renaissance — V. Tudor and Stuart Periods — VI. The Age of Louis XIV. — The Restoration Theater — VIII. Venetian Comedy — X. Eighteenth-Century England — XI. Weimar Classicism — XII. Nineteenth-Century England — XIII. The American Theater — XIV. European Naturalism.
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