Acts of War: The Representation of Military Conflict on the British Stage and Television since 1945

Acts of War: The Representation of Military Conflict on the British Stage and Television since 1945

by Tony Howard
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859282472
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
05/28/1996
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Notes on the Contributors
1Introduction1
2The Green Table: Ballet, Beauty and the Representation of Battle27
3From the Back Parlour to the Front Line: Representations of Women in War Plays by Women, 1935-195145
4Aftermath: Rodney Ackland's The Pink Room61
5Remembrance Play: Oh What a Lovely War and History82
6Rampant Pacifism: The Work of the Bradford College of Art Group, 1967-197398
7The Atomic Drama110
8'No One Outside These Arms': Edward Bond's The War Plays127
9The Poet and the Geldshark: War and the Theatre of Tony Harrison145
10Military Empires and Military Republics: Howard Barker's The Bite of the Night164
11Stereotypes and Other Types: The Portrayal of the Army in British Television Drama179
12The Falklands: National Identity and the Experience of War192

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