Living Theatre: A History / Edition 6by Edwin Wilson, Alvin Goldfarb
Pub. Date: 01/14/2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
This edition opens with, “Theatre: Its Origins and Its History”, which establishes a contemporary context for the study of/i>
Living Theatre: History of Theatre conveys the excitement and variety of theatre throughout time, as well as the dynamic ways in which our interpretation of theatre history is informed by contemporary scholarship.
This edition opens with, “Theatre: Its Origins and Its History”, which establishes a contemporary context for the study of theatre. Biographical sketches in each chapter bring theatre history to life through the stories of the people who lived that history. Developments in theatre are examined through the debates between scholars and historians, emphasizing the living nature of this vibrant history.
A full-color illustration program includes over 100 new photos and revised timelines. New sections on postmodern theatre and non-text-based theatre expand coverage of global theatre throughout the book.
Living Theatre sets each period in context through an exploration of the social, political and economic conditions of the day, creating a vivid study of the developments in theatre during that time.
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Table of Contents
PART ONE: EARLY THEATRE1 Greek Theatre2 Roman Theatre 3 Early Asian Theatre4 Medieval Theatre in Europe
PART TWO: THEATRES OF THE RENAISSANCE5 The Theatre of the Italian Renaissance6 The Theatre of the English Renaissance7 The Theatre of the Spanish Golden Age8 French Neoclassical Theatre
PART THREE: THEATRE FROM 1660 TO 18759 The Theatre of the English Restoration10 Theatre in the Eighteenth Century11 Theatre from 1800 to 1875
PART FOUR: MODERN THEATRE12 Theatre from 1875 to 191513 Theatre from 1915 to 194514 Theatre from 1945 to 197515 Contemporary American Theatre: 1975 to the Present16 Global Theatres
Glossary: Theatrical Terms
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