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Description - The Soviet Theater by Laurence Senelick

In this monumental work, Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky offer a panoramic history of Soviet theater from the Bolshevik Revolution to the eventual collapse of the USSR. Making use of more than eighty years' worth of archival documentation, the authors celebrate in words and pictures a vital, living art form that remained innovative and exciting, growing, adapting, and flourishing despite harsh, often illogical pressures inflicted upon its creators by a totalitarian government. It is the first comprehensive analysis of the subject ever to be published in the English language.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300194760
ISBN-10: 0300194765
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 158mm x 46mm)
Pages: 784
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 8-Aug-2014
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Laurence Senelick

Laurence Senelick is Fletcher Professor of Drama at Tufts University and a world-renowned scholar of Russian theater. Sergei Ostrovsky was an adjunct at the Red Army Theatre, a dramaturge at the Tabakov Studio Theater in Moscow, and a journalist in the Russian press.

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