A Cultural History of Theatre : Volumes 1-6, Multiple copy pack Book

A Cultural History of Theatre : Volumes 1-6 Multiple copy pack

Edited by Christopher B. Balme, Tracy C. Davis

Part of the The Cultural Histories Series series

Description

A Cultural History of Theatre presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present. The set of six volumes covers a span of 2,500 years, tracing the complexity of the interactions between theatre and culture. 1. A Cultural History of Theatre in Antiquity (500 BCE-1000CE)2.

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Middle Ages (1000-1400)3.

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Early Modern Age (1400-1650)4.

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Age of Enlightenment (1650-1800)5.

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Age of Empire (1800-1920)6.

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Modern Age (1920-2000+)Each volume discusses the same themes in its chapters:1.

Institutional Frameworks2. Social Functions3. Sexuality and Gender4. The Environment of Theatre5. Circulation6. Interpretations7. Communities of Production 8. Repertoire and Genres9. Technologies of Performance10. Knowledge Transmission: Media and MemoryThis structure offers readers a broad overview of a period within each volume or the opportunity to follow a theme through history by reading the relevant chapter across volumes. Generously illustrated, the full six-volume set combines to present the most authoritative and comprehensive survey available on theatre in history.

Information

  • Format: Multiple copy pack
  • Pages: 270 bw illus
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Theatre studies
  • ISBN: 9781472585844

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