The Performing Century
Nineteenth-Century Theatre's History
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Performing Century by Tracy C. Davis
Book DescriptionThis book looks at modes of performance and forms of theatre in Nineteenth-century Britain and Ireland. On subjects as varied as the vogue for fairy plays to the representation of economics to the work of a parliamentary committee in regulating theatres, the authors redefine what theatre and performance in the Nineteenth century might be.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230572560
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 21-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Tracy C. Davis
Broadview Anthology of Nineteenth-century British Performance, Paperback (January 2012)
Provides a representative sample of plays and performances - from a range of genres, styles, and formats - that were popular on the nineteenth century British stage. The introduction explores the ways in which different plays and dramatic conventions related to each other, and how audiences understood these conventions.
Cambridge Companion to Performance Studies, Paperback (November 2008)
In this book, leading scholars in the field of Performance Studies consider diverse approaches to this vibrant discipline.
Performing Century, Paperback (November 2007)
This book, now available for the first time in paperback, looks at modes of performance and forms of theatre in Nineteenth-century Britain and Ireland. On a variety of subjects, the authors redefine what theatre and performance in the Nineteenth century might be.
Economics of the British Stage 1800-1914, Paperback (June 2007)» View all books by Tracy C. Davis
A comprehensive study of economic theory in relation to the development of nineteenth-century British theatre.
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Author Biography - Tracy C. Davis
EMILY ALLEN is Associate Professor of English at Purdue University, USA JACKY BRATTON is Professor of Theatre and Cultural History at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK CATHERINE BURROUGHS is Professor of English at Wells College and Visiting Lecturer in English at Cornell University, USA GILLI BUSH-BAILEY is Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK JEFFREY N. COX is Professor of English and of Comparative Literature and Humanities at the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA JIM DAVIS is Professor and Chair in the School of Theatre, Performance and Cultural Policy Studies at the University of Warwick, UK HEIDI J. HOLDER is Professor of English at Central Michigan University, USA JANE MOODY is Professor in the Department of English and Related Literature at the University of York, UK MARK PHELAN is Lecturer in Drama at Queen's University, Belfast, UK THOMAS POSTLEWAIT is Professor of Theatre History at Ohio State University, USA RICHARD SCHOCH is Professor of the History of Culture at Queen Mary, University of London, UK EDWARD ZITER is Associate Professor of Theatre History in the Department of Drama at New York University, USA
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