The Theatre in Nineteenth-Century Spain

The Theatre in Nineteenth-Century Spain

by David Thatcher Gies, Gies David Thatcher
     
 

This is the first comprehensive study of the theatre of nineteenth-century Spain, which produced more than 10,000 plays.See more details below

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This is the first comprehensive study of the theatre of nineteenth-century Spain, which produced more than 10,000 plays.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521380461
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

1. Spanish theatre in the nineteenth century (an overview); 2. Theatre and dictatorship: from Napoleon to Fernando VII; 3. Romanticism and beyond (1834–1849); 4. The theatre at mid-century; 5. 'This woman is quite a man!': women and the theatre (1838–1900); 6. High comedy, and low; 7. Conflicting visions: neo-Romanticism, ridicule and realism; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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