A Cultural History of Theatre / Edition 1

A Cultural History of Theatre / Edition 1

by Jack Watson, Grant McKernie
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0801306183

ISBN-13: 9780801306181

Pub. Date: 02/28/1993

Publisher: Longman

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

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801306181
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
02/28/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

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.

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