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Post-war British theatre.

John Elsom

Post-war British theatre.

by John Elsom

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Published by Routledge & K. Paul in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater -- History,
  • English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 228 p. ill. ;
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19754843M

      This critical introduction to British musical theatre since is the first book to discuss its post-war developments from the perspective of British – as opposed to American – popular culture. The genre is situated within the historical context of post-war British society in order to explore the range of forms through which significant sociocultural moments are . Post-War British Theatre Criticism (Routledge Revivals) DOI link for Post-War British Theatre Criticism (Routledge Revivals) Post-War British Theatre Criticism (Routledge Revivals) book. By John Elsom. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 14 October Pub. location London. Imprint Routledge. DOI https://doi.

    Book Description: British theatre of the past fifty years has been brilliant, varied, and controversial, encompassing invigorating indigenous drama, politically didactic writing, the formation of such institutions as the National Theatre, the exporting of musicals worldwide from the West End, and much more. In the post-war period, theatre provided an important critique of the way in which British society engaged with issues of the politics of gender and sexuality. Sex on Stage examines how British playwrights brought gender politics including women’s sexuality and gay and lesbian issues to the cutting edge of drama after World War II.

    This book, first published in , presents an enlightening, objective history of the many facets of post-war British theatre and a fresh interpretation of theatre itself. The remarkable and profound changes which have taken place during this period range from the style and content of plays, through methods of acting, to shapes of theatres and Category: Books. OBJECTIVES This course provides a survey the work of a selection of British playwrights from the s to the s. It will explore the various characteristics of British theatre as it has developed in the latter half of the twentieth century, in terms of the dramatic techniques employed, the artistic and political agendas of playwrights and relevant historical contexts.


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About the Author. Dominic Shellard is head of the Department and School of English Literature at the University of Sheffield. His many publications include Kenneth Tynan: Theatre Writings, British Theatre Since the War, and William Shakespeare.

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Book description. 'Postwar' is both a period and a state of mind, a sensibility comprised of hope, fear and fatigue in which British society and its writers paradoxically yearned both for political transformation and a nostalgic re-instatement of past securities.

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