A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatre / Edition 1

A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatre / Edition 1

by Christopher Innes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415152291

ISBN-13: 9780415152297

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatre provides essential primary sources which document one of the key movements in modern theatre. Christopher Innes has selected three writers to exemplify the movement, and six plays in particular:

• Henrik Ibsen - A Dolls House and Hedda Gabler

• Anton Chekhov - The Seagull and

Overview

A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatre provides essential primary sources which document one of the key movements in modern theatre. Christopher Innes has selected three writers to exemplify the movement, and six plays in particular:

• Henrik Ibsen - A Dolls House and Hedda Gabler

• Anton Chekhov - The Seagull and The Cherry
Orchard

• George Bernard Shaw - Mrs Warren's Profession and Heartbreak House.
Innes' introduction provides an overview of naturalist theatre. Key themes include: the representation of women, significant contemporary issues and the links between theory, play writing and stage practice. The primary sources explore many aspects of naturalism, giving information on:
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the playwrights' intentions when writing plays

• contemporary reviews

• literary criticism

• political and social background

• production notes from early performances of the plays.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415152297
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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