Record Number : 87540 of 13452

Title : History of the theatre

Description :
"The History of the Theatre" by Oskar Brockett and Franklin Hildy traces the course of dramatic performance from its origins, through European theatre of the Middle Ages, to the dramas of Europe and America in the modern period. It also includes chapters on Asian and African theatre. This website is a companion to this important book, and has a twofold aim. Firstly, to provide updates to the text, and secondly to deploy new technology to develop new approaches to the study of the theatre. The website is of principal value for its list of links, organised chapter by chapter. These provide a much-needed and useful resource for a prospective student. Although not intended to be comprehensive, a wide range of websites are included, ranging from large academic projects, such as Perseus and the University of Virginia's Electronic Text Center to individual pages of scholars and tutors. The website accompanies the eighth edition and updates to the text are limited. However, the book is now in its ninth edition, and a companion website introduces the alterations (mainly the reorganisation of chapters) and has an appendix on the nature of theatre history that is omitted from the text.


Controlled Keywords : Theatre; history; Europe; Asia; United States; Africa

Language : eng;

Period : 500 - 1000 CE; 18th Century; 17th Century; 1 BCE - 500 CE; 16th Century; 20th Century (1900 - 1945); 13th Century; 14th Century; 15th Century; 750 - 1 BCE; 19th Century; 1000 - 1200 CE; 20th Century (1946 - 1999)

Geographic Name : Asia,Europe,Central Europe,Scandinavia,British Isles,Mediterranean Region,Africa,North America

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