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British Realist Theatre [NOOK Book]

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An accessible introduction to the 'New Wave', providing the historical and cultural background necessary for a full understanding of this dynamic period in theatre. Includes material on Osborne, Pinter, Edward Bond and Shelagh Delaney.
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British Realist Theatre

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Overview

An accessible introduction to the 'New Wave', providing the historical and cultural background necessary for a full understanding of this dynamic period in theatre. Includes material on Osborne, Pinter, Edward Bond and Shelagh Delaney.
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Chronicles the British roots of the founder of Hartford, Connecticut, considering his early years, his university years at Cambridge, his first pastorate and marriage, and his conflicts with the powerful Bishop of London. The author leads a tour of the many remaining vestiges of Hooker's life in English villages and towns, describing homes, churches, and other landmarks. Includes b&w illustrations, and extensive notes. For historians and travelers. Distributed by Family Society Tours, 62 Weston Road, Weston, CT 06883. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203180624
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/7/1995
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 216
  • File size: 539 KB

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
1 Representing Contemporary Britain: Anger, Affluence and Hegemony 9
2 Institutions and Audiences 40
3 Realism, Class and Culture 63
4 'Beyond Naturalism Pure': Realism, Naturalism and the New Wave 98
5 Redefining Realism 124
6 The Two New Waves: Realism in Theatre and Film 163
In Conclusion: The 1960s - New Definitions of 'What Britain is Like' 190
Bibliography 192
Index 202
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