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The Cambridge history of American theatre

Auteur: Don B Wilmeth; C W E Bigsby
Uitgever: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998-2000.
Editie/Formaat:   Boek : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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The first multi-volume history of the American theatre to have been published, The Cambridge History of American Theatre is an authoritative and wide-ranging history of American theatre in all its dimensions from theatre buildings to playwriting, directors, and designers. Engaging the theatre as a performance art, a cultural institution, and a fact of American social and political life, the History, recognizes  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Genre: Internetbron
Soort document: Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Don B Wilmeth; C W E Bigsby
ISBN: 0521472040 9780521472043 0521651794 9780521651790 0521780926 9780521780926 9780521669597 0521669596
OCLC-nummer: 36549114
Onderscheidingen: Winner of American Society for Theatre Resarch Bernard Hewitt Award 1999.
Beschrijving: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm
Inhoud: v. 1. Beginnings to 1870 --
American theatre in context, from the beginnings to 1870 / Bruce McConachie --
Structure and management in the American theatre from the beginning to 1870 / Douglas McDermott --
The plays and playwrights --
Plays and playwrights to 1800 / Peter A. Davis --
Plays and playwrights: 1800-1865 / Gary A. Richardson --
The actors --
European actors and the star system in the American theatre, 1752-1870 / Simon Williams --
The emergence of the American actor / Joseph Roach --
Scenography, stagecraft, and architecture in the American theatre: beginnings to 1870 / Mary C. Henderson --
Paratheatricals and popular stage entertainment / Peter G. Buckley --
v. 2. 1870-1945 --
The hieroglyphic stage: American theatre and society, post-Civil War to 1945 / Thomas Postlewait --
A changing theatre: New York and beyond / John Frick --
Play and playwrights: Civil war to 1896 / Tice Miller --
Plays and playwrights: 1896-1915 / Ronald Wainscott --
Plays and playwrights: 1915-1945 / Brenda Murphy --
Theatre groups and their playwrights / Mark Fearnow --
Popular entertainment / Brooks McNamara --
Musical theatre / Thomas Riis --
Actors and acting / Daniel J. Watermeier --
Scenography, stagecraft, and architecture / Mary C. Henderson --
Directors and direction / Warren Kliewer --
v. 3. Post-World War II to the 1990s --
American theatre in context: 1945-present / Arnold Aronson --
A changing theatre: Broadway to the regions --
Broadway / Laurence Maslon --
Off-and-off-off Broadway / Mel Gussow --
Regional/resident theatre / Martha Lomonaco --
Alternative theatre / Marvin Carlson --
Plays and playwrights: 1945-1970 / June Schlueter --
Plays and playwrights since 1970 / Matthew Roudané --
Musical theatre since World War II / John Degen --
Directors and direction / Samuel L. Leiter --
Actors and acting / Foster Hirsch --
American theatre design since 1945 / Ronn Smith.
Verantwoordelijkheid: edited by Don B. Wilmeth, Christopher Bigsby.
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