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Modern Czech theatre : reflector and conscience of a nation

Author: Jarka Burian
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2000.
Series: Studies in theatre history and culture.
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The story of Czech theatre in the twentieth century involves generations of mesmerizing players and memorable productions. Beyond these artistic considerations, however, lies a larger story: a theatre that has resonated with the intense concerns of its audiences acquires a significance and a force beyond anything created by striking individual talents or random stage hits. Amid the variety of performances during the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Burian, Jarka, 1927-2005.
Modern Czech theatre.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99058328
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jarka Burian
ISBN: 1587293358 9781587293351
OCLC Number: 50322350
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 265 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1780-1900: Some Exposition before the Main Action --
1900-1938: From the Turn of the Century to Munich --
Theatre during the Occupation and War Years --
The Postwar Years and the 1950s --
The Dynamic 1960s, Part One: Significant New Plays --
The Dynamic 1960s, Part Two: Key Productions in New Studio Theatres and Elsewhere --
August 1968: The Trauma and Its Aftermath --
A Gradual Thawing in the 1980s --
1989 Annus Mirabilis for the Czechs and Their Theatre --
Liberation and Its Pains: The First Year after the November Revolution --
Czech Theatre of the 1990s.
Series Title: Studies in theatre history and culture.
Other Titles: Modern Czech theater
Responsibility: Jarka M. Burian.

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Following a brief historical background, this book provides a chronological series of perspectives and observations on the evolving nature of Czech theatre production during the 20th century, in  Read more...

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