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History of theatre

Author: Neil Grant
Publisher: London : Hamlyn ; New York, NY : Distributed in the United States and Canada by Sterling Pub., 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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All the world's a stage--and this all-encompassing history of theatre presents stages throughout the world, placed in their historical and geographical contexts. The key dramatists and their works, major actors, and critical writers take their bows, backed up by memorable quotations and more than 150 illustrations. Go back to the Ancient World, to dance drama, comic and tragic Greek theatre, and Roman  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Grant
ISBN: 060059632X 9780600596325
OCLC Number: 49600903
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 192 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Ancient world --
Oriental theatre --
Early European theatre --
Renaissance theatre --
17th-century theatre --
18th-century theatre --
19th-century theatre --
The modern era --
Since 1945.
Responsibility: Neil Grant.
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The history of theatre throughout the world is presented in this work. From Kabuki theatre in Japan, to multi-million dollar spectaculars, each theatrical tradition is analyzed and placed into a  Read more...

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