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Modern Drama in Theory & Practice (Vol 1)

J L Styan
Modern Drama in Theory & Practice (Vol 1)

Modern Drama in Theory & Practice (Vol 1)

J L Styan

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This volume begins with the naturalistic revolt in France against traditional styles of theatre. As realism becomes a European movement the account moves from Paris to the Meiningen company and Ibsen's work as producer and play-wright in Oslo, Chekhov's in Moscow, Shaw's in London, Synge's in Dublin. Among the producers are Antoine, Brahm, Grein, Granville-Baker, Nemirovich-Danchenko and Stanislavsky. The early days of the Irish Dramatic Movement and the chief realistic directors and critics in the USA after Belasco are considered; the tradition is shown to persist in the work of Williams and Miller in the USA and Osborne and Bond in England.

- Publisher A tri-volume, heavily illustrated history of drama from Ibsen to the present concentrates on different dramatic genres & includes photographs that illustrate first performances, theaters & stage designs.

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This volume begins with the naturalistic revolt in France against traditional styles of theatre. As realism becomes a European movement the account moves from Paris to the Meiningen company and Ibsen's work as producer and play-wright in Oslo, Chekhov's in Moscow, Shaw's in London, Synge's in Dublin. Among the producers are Antoine, Brahm, Grein, Granville-Baker, Nemirovich-Danchenko and Stanislavsky. The early days of the Irish Dramatic Movement and the chief realistic directors and critics in the USA after Belasco are considered; the tradition is shown to persist in the work of Williams and Miller in the USA and Osborne and Bond in England.
- Publisher

A tri-volume, heavily illustrated history of drama from Ibsen to the present concentrates on different dramatic genres & includes photographs that illustrate first performances, theaters & stage designs.
- Publisher

Table Of Contents

  • List Of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • 1. The Natural Revolt
  • 2. Early Theory
  • 3. A New Production Style
  • 4. Ibsen's Contribution To Realism
  • 5. Realism In France
  • 6. Strindberg' Contribution To Realism
  • 7. Realism In Germany
  • 8. Realism In Britain
  • 9. Shaw's Contribution To Realism
  • 10. Realism In Russia
  • 11. Chekhov's Contribution To Realism
  • 12. Conflicts In Dublin
  • 13. Realism In America: Belasco To 'the Method'
  • 14. Realism In America: Early Variations
  • 15. Realism In America: Williams And Miller
  • 16. New Realism In Britain
  • 17. Realistic Theatre
  • Table Of Events In The Theatre
  • Bibliography
  • Index.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 77269
  • Product Code 0521296285
  • EAN 9780521296281
  • Pages 224
  • Department Ministry
  • Category Ministry Resources
  • Sub-Category Drama/worship
  • Publisher Cambridge University Uk
  • Publication Date Jun 1983
  • Dimensions 216 x 138 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.331kg

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