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Edward Gordon Craig : a vision of theatre

Author: Christopher Innes
Publisher: Amsterdam, The Netherlands : Harwood Academic Publishers, ©1998.
Series: Contemporary theatre studies, v. 28.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this new and updated edition of his well-known study, readers will gain insight into a key period of theatrical history and the life of one of its most fascinating individuals.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Edward Gordon Craig; Edward Gordon Craig
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Innes
ISBN: 9057021242 9789057021244 9057021250 9789057021251
OCLC Number: 40246390
Description: x, 340 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Prologue: The argument --
2. Scene changes: Victorian theater, an acting career, and points of departure --
3. A rising action: Design and movement --
4. Problem drama: Texts and performers --
5. A play of ideas: Principles, theory, and an Ubermarionette --
6. Toward a new theater: Masques, screens, and a Hamlet --
7. The theater of the future: Scene, puppets, and a religious festival --
8. Final bow: A school and the printed word --
9. Curtain call: Craig's vision and contemporary theater --
10. Programme notes: Craig on theater --
Edward Gordon Craig, 1872-1966: A theatrical chronology.
Series Title: Contemporary theatre studies, v. 28.
Other Titles: Vision of theatre
Responsibility: Christopher Innes.
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"The volume is rich in illustrations obtained from the collections of Craig's writings and sketches largely held outside Britain, which prove his meticulous eye for detail."-The Stage

 
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