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Russian Theatre after Stalinby Anatoly Smeliansky
Synopses & Reviews
This is the first book to explore theater in Russia after Stalin. Through his work at the Moscow Art Theatre, Anatoly Smeliansky is in a key position to analyze contemporary events on the Russian stage and he combines this first-hand knowledge with valuable archival material. Smeliansky chronicles developments from 1953 and the rise of a new Soviet theater, highlighting the social and political events that shaped Russian drama and performance. The book also focuses on major directors and practitioners and contains a chronology, glossary of names, and informative illustrations.
This is the first book to explore theatre in Russia after Stalin.
Table of Contents
Translator's note; Glossary; Chronology; Introduction; 1. The thaw (1953-1968); 2. The frosts (1968-1985); 3. The black box (1985-1997); Conclusion; Notes; Index.
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