History of British Theatre

  • Social Organization

    By W.J. Perry, W.H.R. Rivers

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize…

    Hardback – 1997-03-20
    Routledge
    History of British Theatre

  • The Restoration Stage Controversy

    With the restoration, a new vitality sprang up in English theatre. Theatres were redesigned, actors began forming their own companies and women appeared on stage for the first time. However, the alleged licentiousness and profanity of dramatic works invoked a new Puritanical fury. At the centre of…

    Hardback – 1996-04-11
    Routledge
    History of British Theatre