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Century of innovation: a history of European and American theatre and drama since 1870,

Author: Oscar G Brockett; Robert R Findlay
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1973]
Series: Prentice-Hall series in theatre and drama.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Drama
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar G Brockett; Robert R Findlay
ISBN: 0131227475 9780131227477
OCLC Number: 1029425627
Description: xiv, 826 pages illustrations 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
The first stirrings: 1850-1870 --
Wagner and Saxe-Meiningen: unified production and the Regisseur --
The new drama, 1870-1890 --
The independent theatre movement --
Antirealist alternatives --
Innovation and consolidation in drama, 1900-1915 --
Forging a new art of the theatre --
The Russian renaissance --
New modes of perception: expressionism, futurism, dadaism, and surrealism --
The Soviet experiment --
The interwar years in Italy, France, and Belgium --
Theatre and drama in central and eastern Europe between the wars --
Theatre and drama in the British Isles between the war --
American theatre and drama between the wars --
War and recovery --
Absurdity and anger --
Continental theatre and drama since 1960 --
The theatre in England and America since 1960 --
Reassessment and revolution: reshaping the theatre for the future.
Series Title: Prentice-Hall series in theatre and drama.
Responsibility: [by] Oscar G. Brockett [and] Robert R. Findlay.

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