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ISBN-10: 0073514187

ISBN-13: 9780073514185

Edition: 8th 2008

Authors: Robert Cohen

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This lively introduction to theatre offers equal measures of appreciation of theatrical arts, history of performance, and descriptions of the collaborative theatrical crafts. The author's enthusiasm for and knowledge of the current theatre, highlighted by contemporary production shots from around the world, put the students in the front row. The text includes extensive excerpts from seven plays: "Prometheus Bound, Oedipus Tyrannos, The York Cycle, Romeo and Juliet, The Bourgeois Gentleman, The Three Sisters," and "Happy Days," as well as shorter excerpts from "The Rover" and "A Doll's House,"
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Book details

List price: $116.88
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 11/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.222
Language: English

Theatre, Eighth Edition
The Theatre: Its Elements
What is the Theatre?
What is a Play?
The Past
The Ancients
The Middle Ages
The Shakespearean Era
The Theatre of Asia
The Royal Theatre
The Present
The Modern Theatre: Realism
The Modern Theatre: Antirealism
The Musical Theatre
Theatre Today: What, Who, and Where?
The Practitioners
The Actor
The Playwright
Designers and Technicians
The Director
The Critic