Moscow Theatres for Young People: A Cultural History of Ideological Coercion and Artistic Innovation, 1917-2000

Moscow Theatres for Young People: A Cultural History of Ideological Coercion and Artistic Innovation, 1917-2000

by Manon van de Water, Manon Van Water
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403972982

ISBN-13: 9781403972989

Pub. Date: 05/24/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

This book shows how the totalitarian ideology of the Soviet period shaped the practices of Soviet theatre for youth. It weaves together politics, pedagogy and aesthetics to reveal the complex intersections between theatre and its socio-historical conditions. It paints a picture of the theatrical developments from 1917 through to the new millennium.  See more details below

Overview

This book shows how the totalitarian ideology of the Soviet period shaped the practices of Soviet theatre for youth. It weaves together politics, pedagogy and aesthetics to reveal the complex intersections between theatre and its socio-historical conditions. It paints a picture of the theatrical developments from 1917 through to the new millennium.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403972989
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
05/24/2006
Series:
Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History Series
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction PART I: THE SOVIET PERIOD From Marxism-Leninism to Perestroika and Glasnost The Historical Role and Cultural Function of Russian Theatre for Young Audiences Thaw and Freeze PART II: PERESTROIKA AND GLASNOST The Change in Cultural Function with Glasnost and Perestroika The Central Children's Theatre The Moscow Theatre of the Young Spectator PART III: A NEW MILLENNIUM Cultural Shifts and Theatrical Innovation Shaking the Past: The Russian Academic Youth Theatre Provoking Assumptions: Kama Ginkas at the Mtiuz Afterword

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