New Readings in Theatre History

New Readings in Theatre History

by Jacky Bratton, J. S. Bratton
     
 

The history of the British stage retold from a different perspective.See more details below

Overview

The history of the British stage retold from a different perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521791212
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
Theatre and Performance Theory Series
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.83(d)

Meet the Author

Jacky Bratton is Professor of Theatre and Cultural History at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Acknowledgements
Pt. IBackground
1Theatre history today3
2British theatre history: 1708-183217
3Theatre in London in 1832: a new overview36
4Theatre history and Reform67
Pt. IICase studies
5Anecdote and mimicry as history95
6Theatre history and the discourse of the popular133
7Claiming kin: an experiment in genealogical research171
Notes200
Index231

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