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The theatre of war : the First World War in British and Irish Drama

Author: Heinz Kosok
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
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Heinz Kosok surveys over 200 plays about the First World War created in Britain and Ireland between 1909 and 1998. These plays are discussed from five major perspectives: subject matter, technique, attitude, reception and evaluation.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kosok, Heinz.
Theatre of war.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(OCoLC)608561536
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Heinz Kosok
ISBN: 9780230525580 023052558X
OCLC Number: 123374362
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: I. Theatres of war : aspects of subject matter --
1. Foreshadowing the war --
2. Front-line plays --
3. The home front --
4. The return of the soldier --
5. Departure --
combat --
return : a soldier's career --
6. A different kind of war : the Great War in Ireland --
7. The aftermath of the war --
8. Foreshadowing another war --
9. Fantastic locations --
10. Intellectual debates --
II. Staging the war : aspects of presentation --
1. Realism versus reality --
2. Realistic ghost plays --
3. Symbolic generalisation --
4. The allegorical war --
5. Parables --
6. Expressionism --
7. The documentary mode --
8. The war in verse --
9. The comic side of the war 147 10 an unconventional solution --
III. Engaging intellect or emotions : aspects of attitude --
1. 'Nothing but the truth' --
2. The patriotic appeal --
3. Hun-bashing --
4. Pacifism --
5. Disillusionment --
6. Another war to end all wars? --
7. Hope against hope --
IV. Popular failures and successes : aspects of reception --
1. The west end --
2. Professional theatre in the provinces --
3. The amateur-theatre movement --
V. 'Good' versus 'bad' war plays : aspects of evaluation --
1. Literary standards --
2. 'Literary' versus 'historical' evaluation --
VI. British and Irish plays about the First World War : two checklists --
1. Alphabetical listing by author --
2. Chronological listing.
Responsibility: Heinz Kosok.
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