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The Cambridge Guide To Theatre

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Author: Martin Banham
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521434379
Size: 25.82 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Drama
Languages : en
Pages : 1233
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Book Description: Includes information about playwrights, important actors and directors, theaters, companies, movements, events, technology, and other aspects of theater.


The Cambridge Guide To Asian Theatre

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Author: James R. Brandon
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521588225
Size: 76.20 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Drama
Languages : en
Pages : 253
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Book Description: A comprehensive and authoritative single-volume reference work on the theatre arts of Asia-Oceania. Nine expert scholars provide entries on performance in twenty countries from Pakistan in the west, through India and Southeast Asia to China, Japan and Korea in the east. An introductory pan-Asian essay explores basic themes - they include ritual, dance, puppetry, training, performance and masks. The national entries concentrate on the historical development of theatre in each country, followed by entries on the major theatre forms, and articles on playwrights, actors and directors. The entries are accompanied by rare photographs and helpful reading lists.


The Cambridge Guide To American Theatre

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Author: Don B. Wilmeth
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521835380
Size: 42.38 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Drama
Languages : en
Pages : 757
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Book Description: Collects over twenty-five hundred entries on American theater, from its beginning through the modern day.


The Cambridge Guide To Theatre

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Author: Martin Banham
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Size: 33.89 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Theater
Languages : en
Pages : 1233
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Book Description: Substantially revised and updated, this is the most comprehensive guide to the history and current practice of worldwide theatre available today. It covers all major playwrights, works, traditions, theories, companies, venues and events; details the origins of popular theatre tradition; discusses the work of actors, directors and designers; and explains theatre architecture and design. The book is written by over 100 expert contributors and is illustrated throughout.


The Cambridge Companion To Medieval English Theatre

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Author: Richard Beadle
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521459167
Size: 69.80 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 372
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Book Description: The mystery plays and other drama of the English Middle Ages are perennially popular with students and theater audiences alike. This book gives an up-to-date account of the field, aimed at students of English literature and theater, as well as showing how the plays can be appreciated by the theater-going public in modern productions. It introduces new readers to famous mystery cycles such as those of Chester and York, and to great morality plays such as Everyman. There is a strong emphasis on theatricality, with numerous illustrations and valuable reference material.


The Cambridge Companion To The Musical

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Author: Katherine K. Preston
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521796392
Size: 66.76 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Music
Languages : en
Pages : 310
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Book Description: The Cambridge Companion to the Musical provides an accessible introduction to one of the liveliest and most popular forms of musical performance. Written by a team of specialists in the field of musical theatre especially for students and theatregoers, it offers a guide to the history and development of the musical in England and America (including coverage of New York s Broadway and London s West End traditions). Starting with the early history of the musical, the volume comes right up to date and examines the latest works and innovations, and includes information on the singers, audience and critical reception, and traditions. There is fresh coverage of the American musical theatre in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the British musical theatre in the middle of the twentieth century, and the rock musical. The Companion contains an extensive bibliography and photos from key productions.


The Cambridge Companion To Modern British Women Playwrights

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Author: Elaine Aston
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521595339
Size: 27.58 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Drama
Languages : en
Pages : 276
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Book Description: This Companion addresses the work of women playwrights in Britain throughout the twentieth century. Chapters explore the historical and theatrical contexts in which women have written for the theatre and examine the work of individual playwrights. The volume brings together a transatlantic team of feminist theatre scholars and practitioners. A chronological section on playwriting from the 1920s to the 1970s is followed by chapters which raise issues of nationality and identity. Later sections question accepted notions of the canon and include chapters on non-mainstream writing, including black and lesbian performance.


The Cambridge Companion To Shakespeare On Stage

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Author: Stanley Wells
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521797115
Size: 30.84 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Drama
Languages : en
Pages : 322
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Book Description: A Companion addressing all aspects of Shakespeare in performance, first published in 1992.


The Cambridge Introduction To Theatre Historiography

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Author: Thomas Postlewait
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521495709
Size: 26.58 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Drama
Languages : en
Pages : 346
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Book Description: A 'how to' guide for students and teachers of theatre history, covering archival research, developing historical descriptions and writing reports.


The Cambridge Companion To Voltaire

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Author: Nicholas Cronk
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 052184973X
Size: 42.49 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 235
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Book Description: An accessible overview of the life, times and work of the eighteenth-century philosopher and writer.


The Cambridge Companion To David Mamet

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Author: Christopher Bigsby
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521894685
Size: 66.45 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Drama
Languages : en
Pages : 252
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