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Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

1st Edition

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1,622 pages

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Hardback: 9781138922723
pub: 2015-07-20
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Description

Reissuing works originally published between 1971 and 1981, this compact set offers an outstanding collection of scholarship devoted to 19th Century, Victorian, theatre. A small set of performance history and criticism, this set includes a biography of Henry Irving, a look at the rise of the status of a career as actor, and a consideration of the advent of dramatic criticism. These volumes present together a lively picture of the development of the contemporary theatre.

Table of Contents

The Rise of the Victorian Actor Michael Baker; Henry Irving and the Victorian Theatre Madeleine Bingham; Victorian Spectacular Theatre 1850-1910 Michael Booth; Nineteenth Century British Theatre Edited by Kenneth Richards and Peter Thomson; Victorian Dramatic Criticism Edited by George Rowell; English Theatre in Transition 1881-1914 James Woodfield

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Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

Reissuing works originally published between 1971 and 1981, this compact set offers an outstanding collection of scholarship devoted to 19th Century, Victorian, theatre. A small set of performance history and criticism, this set includes a biography of Henry Irving, a look at the rise of the status of a career as actor, and a consideration of the advent of dramatic criticism. These volumes present toegther a lively picture of the development of the contemporary theatre.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PER011000
PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / General