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Modern Drama in Theory and Practice - Volume ONE - Realism and Naturalism

Modern Drama in Theory and Practice - Volume ONE - Realism and Naturalism $35

J.L. Styan

Published by Cambridge University Press

This volume begins with the naturalistic revolt in France against traditional styles of theatre

As realism becomes a European movement the account moves from Paris to the Meiningen company and Ibsen's work as producer and play-wright in Oslo, Chekhov's in Moscow, Shaw's in London, Synge's in Dublin

Among the producers are Antoine, Brahm, Grein, Granville-Baker, Nemirovich-Danchenko and Stanislavsky

The early days of the Irish Dramatic Movement and the chief realistic directors and critics in the USA after Belasco are considered and the tradition is shown to persist in the work of Williams and Miller in the USA and Osborne and Bond in England

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