The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

by Laurence Senelick, Sergei Ostrovsky

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Overview

In this monumental work, Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky offer a panoramic history of Soviet theater from the Bolshevik Revolution to the eventual collapse of the USSR. Making use of more than eighty years’ worth of archival documentation, the authors celebrate in words and pictures a vital, living art form that remained innovative and exciting, growing, adapting, and flourishing despite harsh, often illogical pressures inflicted upon its creators by a totalitarian government. It is the first comprehensive analysis of the subject ever to be published in the English language.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300211351
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 06/24/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 10 MB

About the Author


LaurenceSenelickis Fletcher Professor of Drama at Tufts University and a world-renownedscholar of Russian theater. SergeiOstrovskywasan adjunct at the Red Army Theatre,adramaturgeattheTabakovStudioTheaterin Moscow, and ajournalistin the Russian press.

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