History of the Theatre

ISBN-10: 0205358780

ISBN-13: 9780205358786

Edition: 9th 2003 (Revised)

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A chronological survey of the history of the theatre as a sociocultural institution. This edition features new material on Latin America, Canada and Australia, and also brings the work up to date with coverage of contemporary theatre up to the early 21st century.
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Book details

List price: $203.40
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/16/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 720
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.740
Language: English

The Origins of Theatre
The Theory of Ritual Origin
Performative Elements and Functions
Other Theories of Origin
Ancient Egypt and the Near East
Theatre and Drama in Ancient Greece
The Origin of Tragedy
The City Dionysia in the Sixth Century
Tragedy in the Fifth Century
The Satyr Play
Greek Comedy in the Fifth Century
The Dramatic Festivals of the Fifth Century
Play Selection and Financing
Actors and Acting
The Chorus
Music and Dance
Costumes and Masks
Theatre Architecture
Auditorium and Audience
Athenian Theatre after the Fifth Century
Hellenistic Roman and Byzantine Theatre
The Hellenistic Theatre
Dramatic Theory
New Comedy
Actors and Acting
Theatre Architecture
Greek Mimes
The Roman Theatre
Etruscan Antecedents
The Roman Context
Roman Festivals
Drama under the Romans
Other Entertainments
Production Arrangements
Roman Theatre Architecture
@AHEADS = Other Structures for Entertainments
Actors and Acting
Masks and Costumes
The Decline of the Theatre in Rome
Theatre in the Eastern Empire, Byzantium
The Byzantine Theatre
The Rise of Islam
European Theatre in the Middle Ages
The Theatre, 500 to 900 C.E
The Liturgical Drama
The Staging of Liturgical Drama
The Feast of Fools
The Late Middle Ages
Performances outside the Church
The Vernacular Religious Drama
Production Arrangements
The Director
Actors and Acting
The Stages
Special Effects and Machinery
Audiences and Auditoriums
Secular Dramatic Forms
The Morality Play
Chambers of Rhetoric
Tournaments, Mummings, and Disguisings
Royal Entries and Street Pageants
The End of Medieval Drama
English Theatre to 1642
Early Tudor Drama
The University Wits
Shakespeare and His Contemporaries
Jacobean and Caroline Dramatists
Government Regulation of the Theatre
Acting Troupes
The Public Theatres
The Private Theatres
Scenery, Properties, Special Effects, and Music
The Stuart Court Masques
Spanish Theatre to 1700
The Religious Drama. <p&g
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