Theatre and Wars, 1933-1945: Performance in Extremis

Theatre and Wars, 1933-1945: Performance in Extremis

by Michael Balfour (Editor)

Hardcover

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781571814975
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/2001
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 57.50(w) x 85.00(h) x 5.00(d)

About the Author

Michael Balfour is currently head of BA in Drama, Theatre and Television at King Alfred's, Winchester and an award winning writer of theatre, film and radio scripts.

Table of Contents

Introduction

PART I: THE AESTHETICS OF FASCISM

Chapter 1. The Adventures of Mother Cartridge-Pouch

Jeffrey T. Schnapp

Chapter 2. Theatre and Politics of the Mussolini Regime

Pietro Cavallo

Chapter 3. Towards an Aesthetic of Fascist Opera

Erik Levi

Chapter 4. Hitler's Theatre

Bruce Zortman

PART II: THEATRE, OCCUPATION AND CURFEW

Chapter 5. The War Years

Andrew Davies

Chapter 6. The Role of Joan of Arc on the Stage of Occupied Paris 65

Gabriel Jacobs

PART III: THEATRE BEHIND BARBED WIRE

Chapter 7. German Refugee Theatre in British Internment 83

Alan Clarke

Chapter 8. Thespis Behind the Wire – A Personal Recollection

George Brandt

Chapter 9. The Muses in Gulag

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Chapter 10. Cabaret in Concentration Camps

Peter Jelavich

PART IV: THEATRE AT THE FRONT

Chapter 11. Brigades at the Front

Joseph Macleod

Index

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