Vietnam Protest Theatre by Nora M. Alter
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Vietnam Protest Theatre
By Nora M. Alter

Vietnam Protest Theatre

The Television War on Stage

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Vietnam Protest Theatre by Nora M. Alter

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"...a thoughtful and important treatment of the international tensions of the period as they were embodied in theatre practice. It is the only book of its kind on the subject, and a valuable source of production information." -Theatre Journal " excellent discussion of the aesthetics of theater." -Choice The escalation of the war in Vietnam in the mid-1960s unleashed worldwide protest. Playwrights grappled with the complexities of post-imperialist politics and with the problems of creating effective political theatre in the television age. The ephemeral theatre these writers created, today little-known and rarely studied, provides an important window on a complex moment in culture and history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780253330321
ISBN-10: 0253330327
Format: Hardback
(243mm x 163mm x 26mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 22-May-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Nora M. Alter

NORA M. ALTER is Assistant Professor in the Department of German and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Florida.

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