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Actors Cross the Volga
A Study of the 19th Century Russian Theatre and of Soviet Theatres in War





ISBN 9781138364875
Published December 6, 2018 by Routledge
374 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1946. In this study of Russian theatre, the author explores the developments of drama and the theatre throughout the nineteenth-century. Macleod examines imperial and serf theatres, the impact of Russian drama on the east and west, and the regeneration of theatre at the start of the twentieth-century. This title will be of great interest to students of Theatre Studies and Russian History.

Table of Contents

Part One: Old World, Early Nineteenth Century;  1. Imperial Theatres  2. Slave Theatres;  Part Two: Old World, Later Nineteenth Century;  3. The Coming of the Professional Manager  4. Stars, Officials and a People’s Theatre  5. Strolling and Touring Players  6. The Seagull and the Petrel;  Part Three: The War, First Aspect;  7. Evacuees  8. Impacts of East and West;  Part Four: The War, Second Aspect;  9. Brigades at the Front  10. Brigades at the Rear  11. War Plays of Fact, Fiction and Fancy;  Part Five: New World;  12. War and Peace  13. The Young  14. Odds and Ends  15. Regeneration;  Appendices;  List of Sources;  Index

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