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