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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Phyllis Hartnoll; Enoch Brater
|Description:||304 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.|
|Contents:||The Greek and Roman theatre --
The Medieval theatre --
The theatre of the Italian Renaissance --
The Elizabethan theatre --
The golden age of Spain and France --
The English Restoration theatre --
The theatre in eighteenth-century Germany --
France before the revolution --
The early nineteenth-century theatre --
The later nineteenth-century theatre --
Ibsen, Chekhov and the theatre of ideas --
The Modern theatre --
The Contemporary theatre.
|Series Title:||World of art.|
|Other Titles:||Concise history of the theatre|
For this updated edition, Enoch Brater, Professor of English and Theatre at the University of Michigan and a specialist on modern and contemporary drama, brings the discussion up to the present day. He surveys new trends in theatre, including performance art, mixed-media stagings, multi-cultural theatre, feminism and theatre, dance theatre and ethnic drama, with a wealth of new illustrations and up-to-date reference material.