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History of the Theatre,9780205511860

History of the Theatre

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Edition: 10th
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 10/1/2007
Publisher(s): Pearson

Summary

Known as the "bible" of theatre history,Brockett and Hildyrs"sHistory of the Theatreis the most comprehensive and widely used survey of theatre history in the market. This40 th Anniversary Editionretains all of the traditional features that have madeHistory of the Theatrethe most successful text of its kind, including worldwide coverage, more than 530 photos and illustrations, useful maps, and the expertise of Oscar G. Brockett and Franklin J. Hildy, two of the most widely respected theatre historians in the field. As with every edition, the text reflects the current state of knowledge and brings the history of theatre up to the present. Thistenth editioncontinues to provide the most thorough and accurate assessment of theatre history available.

Table of Contents

The Origins of Theatre
Theatre and Drama in Ancient Greece
Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine Theatre
European Theatre in the Middle Ages
English Theatre to 1642
The Theatre to Spain and New Spain to 1700
Italian Theatre to 1700
French Theatre to 1700
English Theatre to 1800
Italyand France to 1800
Northern European Theatre to 1800
Continental European Theatre in the Early Nineteenth Century
English-Language Theatre in the Early Nineteenth Century
English-Language Theatre in the Late Nineteenth Century
Continental European and Latin American Theatre in the Late Nineteenth Century
The Beginnings of Modern Realism
Early Alternatives to Realism
Continental European and Latin American Theatre in the Early Twentieth Century
English-Language Theatre in the Early Twentieth Century
Continental European and Latin American Theatre in the Mid-Twentieth Century
English-Language Theatre in the Mid-Twentieth Century
Continental European and Latin American Theatre in the Late Twentieth Century
English-Language Theatre in the Late Twentieth Century
Contemporary Theatre
The Theatre of Africa
The Theatre of Asia
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