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A Cultural History of Theatre

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This comprehensive, multicultural text presents the history of theater within a framework of cultural and social ideas.

Table of Contents

 1. Introduction.

 2. Classical Athens.

 3. Rome.

 4. The Medieval Era.

 5. Visual Spectacle in the Italian Renaissance.

 6. Elizabethan Theatre in the English Renaissance.

 7. The Golden Age of Renaissance Spain.

 8. Classicism in the French Renaissance.

 9. The Traditional Theatre of Japan.

10. English Theatre, 1660-1800.

11. The 18th Century in Europe.

12. Romanticism, 1780-1830.

13. The 19th Century: The Growth of Popular Theatre.

14. The Traditional Theatres of China.

15. In Search of a New Theatre, 1880-1920.

16. Theatre in Transition, 1920-1945.

17. Reaction and Recovery, 1945-1968.

18. In Search of a Future, Post-1968.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801306181
Author:
Watson, Jack
Author:
McKernie, Grant
Author:
Watson, Jack
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Theater - General
Subject:
Theater
Subject:
Theater - History & Criticism
Subject:
Misc. theatrical forms
Subject:
Theater and society
Subject:
General Performing Arts
Subject:
Theater -- History.
Subject:
Drama -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 3
Publication Date:
February 1993
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
9.2 x 7.5 x 1.2 in 885 gr

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