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Theatre at war, 1914-18

Author: L J Collins
Publisher: Houndmills, Great Britain : Macmillan Press ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Theatre at War, 1914-18, is the only comprehensive study of theatre entertainment and the Great War. This is a fascinating social history of the theatre in Britain, her armed forces and of her allies, both at home and in the trenches.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L J Collins
ISBN: 0312175981 9780312175986 033368317X 9780333683170
OCLC Number: 36648991
Description: x, 253 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Recruitment and employment --
Effects of the war on theatrical production --
Performing for charity --
Forces entertainment in Britain --
Military provision abroad --
Civilian theatre provision in the war zones --
War plays.
Responsibility: L.J. Collins.

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A study of the function of theatre entertainment in World War I. The theatre's role as unofficial government aide in the form of recruiter, propagandist and fund raiser is included in this book.  Read more...

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