Origins of English dramatic modernism 1870-1914

Meyer-Dinkgräfe, Daniel (2009) Origins of English dramatic modernism 1870-1914. Academica Press, Palo Alto. ISBN 9781933146669

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The aim of this volume is to examine nascent movements, genre shifts, developing authors/playwrights and controversial themes as they emerged in both drama and theatre. The editors have focused on the essence of creative nexus of London from the end of the nineteenth century up to the beginning of the Great War (1914). The resultant study discusses Gordon Craig and production design, Wilde, Shaw, Synge, Pinero, Strindberg, Harley Granville Barker,Jones, Archer, Ford Madox Ford, D.H.Lawrence, Galsworthy, Sims, women playwrights, popular theatre among other topics. The work complements J.L.Styan s 3 volume Modern Drama in Theory and Practice and is more focused on late 19th/early 20th c transitions and dramatic breakthroughs than Modern British Drama of Christopher Innes.

Keywords:consciousness studies, theatre, modernism, Meyer-Dinkgrafe
Subjects:W Creative Arts and Design > W440 Theatre studies
Divisions:College of Arts > School of Fine & Performing Arts > School of Fine & Performing Arts (Performing Arts)
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ID Code:3484
Deposited On:20 Oct 2010 20:19

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