Illegitimate Theatre In London 1770 1840

Pub Date : 2007-07-30 | Author : Jane Moody | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 052103986X
ISBN 13 : 9780521039864

Towards the end of the eighteenth century, a major transformation took place in British dramatic culture. At the heart of that transformation was the controversial emergence of an ..

The Arabian Nights In Historical Context

Pub Date : 2008-11-13 | Author : Saree Makdisi | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191564963
ISBN 13 : 0191564966

Alf layla wa layla (known in English as A Thousand and One Nights or The Arabian Nights) changed the world on a scale unrivalled by any other literary text. Inspired by a fourteent..

Victorians Against The Gallows

Pub Date : 2011-11-30 | Author : James Gregory | Publisher : I.B.Tauris

ISBN 10 : 9780857730886
ISBN 13 : 0857730886

By the time that Queen Victoria ascended the throne in 1837, the list of crimes liable to attract the death penalty had effectively been reduced to murder. Yet, despite this, the g..

Shakespeare And The Eighteenth Century

Pub Date : 2013-10 | Author : Michael Caines | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199642373
ISBN 13 : 0199642370

Surveys the critical and creative responses of 18th-century actors, audiences, critics, editors, artists, and philosophers to Shakespeare's work and traces how those responses infl..

Distance Theatre And The Public Voice 1750 1850

Pub Date : 2012-12-05 | Author : M. Nuss | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137291417
ISBN 13 : 1137291419

As theatres expanded in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the distance between actor and audience became a telling metaphor for the distance emerging between writers and rea..

Costume In Performance

Pub Date : 2017-06-29 | Author : Donatella Barbieri | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781474236881
ISBN 13 : 147423688X

This beautifully illustrated book conveys the centrality of costume to live performance. Finding associations between contemporary practices and historical manifestations, costume ..

Th Tres En Capitales

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Christophe Charle | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015082733067
ISBN 13 :

Théâtre, café-concert, music-hall hier, cinéma, télévision, internet aujourd'hui : le spectacle est le propre des sociétés ouvertes à l'âge démocratique. C'est à traver..