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British theatre and the Great War, 1914-1919 : new perspectives

Author: Andrew Maunder
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines how theatre in its various forms adapted itself to the new conditions of 1914-1918. Contributors draw on a range of source materials to show the different kinds of theatrical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Maunder
ISBN: 9781137402004 1137402008
OCLC Number: 1004655393
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xvi, 303 pages)
Contents: 1. Introduction: Rediscovering the Theatre of the First World War; Andrew Maunder --
PART I: MOBILISATION AND PROPAGANDA --
2. 'This Unhappy Nation': War on the Stage in 1914; Steve Nicholson --
3. Reclaiming Shakespeare. 1914-1918; Anselm Heinrich --
4. On the edge of town: Melodrama and Suburban Theatre in Brixton, 1915; Andrew Maunder --
PART II: WOMEN AND WAR --
5. 'From sex-war to factory floor': Theatrical Depictions of Women's Work during the First World War; Sos Eltis --
6. Edith Craig and The Pioneer Players: London's International Art Theatre in a Khaki-clad and Khaki-minded World'; Katharine Cockin --
7. A Sweet Tribute to Her Memory': War-time Edith Cavell Plays and Films; Veronica Kelly --
PART III: POPULAR THEATRE --
8. ''The Theatre of the Flappers?: Gender, Spectatorship and the 'womanisation' of Theatre 1914-1918'; Viv Gardner --
9. [N]o more jokes'?: Metropolitan Music Hall and Variety Theatre; Simon Featherstone --
10. British Cinema, Regulation and the War Effort ; Emma Hanna --
PART IV: ALTERNATIVE SPACES --
11. A City's Toys: Theatre in Birmingham 1914-1918; Claire Cochrane --
12. Entertaining the Anzacs: Performance for and by Australian and New Zealand troops on leave in London, 1916-1919; Ailsa Grant-Ferguson --
13. Lena Ashwell: Touring Concert Parties and Arts Advocacy, 1914-1919; Margaret Leask. --
14. Palliative Pantomimes: Entertainment in Prisoner-of-war Camps; Victor Emeljanow.
Other Titles: Palgrave Theatre & Performance.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Maunder.

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