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Theatre at war, 1914-18

Author: L J Collins
Publisher: Houndmills, Great Britain : Macmillan Press ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Theatre at War, 1914-18, is the only comprehensive study of theatre entertainment and the Great War. This is a fascinating social history of the theatre in Britain, her armed forces and of her allies, both at home and in the trenches.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L J Collins
ISBN: 0312175981 9780312175986 033368317X 9780333683170
OCLC Number: 36648991
Description: x, 253 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Recruitment and employment --
Effects of the war on theatrical production --
Performing for charity --
Forces entertainment in Britain --
Military provision abroad --
Civilian theatre provision in the war zones --
War plays.
Responsibility: L.J. Collins.


A lively study of the function of theatre entertainment in the First World War, 1914-18. The theatre's role as unofficial government aide in the form of recruiter, propagandist and fund raiser is  Read more...


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