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The performing century : nineteenth-century theatre's history

Author: Tracy C Davis; Peter Holland
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Series: Redefining British theatre history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy C Davis; Peter Holland
ISBN: 0230572561 9780230572560
OCLC Number: 1008269036
Description: xiv, 271 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Contents: Boxing day / Jim Davis --
What are fairies for? / Tracy C. Davis --
Communal performances : royal ritual, revolution and national acts / Emily Allen --
George Edwardes and musical comedy : the transformation of London theatre and society, 1878-1914 / Thomas Postlewait --
Nation and neighbourhood, Jews and Englishmen : location and theatrical ideology in Victorian London / Heidi J. Holder --
Theatre history and capital on the Victorian stage / Jane Moody --
Modernity, geography and historiography : (re)-mapping Irish theatre history in the nineteenth century / Mark Phelan --
The death of tragedy, or, the birth of melodrama / Jeffrey N. Cox --
Fitting the bill : acting out the season of 1813/14 at the Sans Pareil / Gilli Bush-Bailey --
Charles Mathews, low comedian, and the intersections of romantic ideology / Edward Ziter --
The persistence of closet drama : theory, history, form / Catherine Burroughs --
Shakespeare and the music hall / Richard Schoch --
What is a play? : drama and the Victorian circus / Jacky Bratton.
Series Title: Redefining British theatre history.
Responsibility: edited by Tracy C. Davis and Peter Holland.
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