History of the Theatre

Known as the bible of theatre history, Brockett and Hildy's History of the Theatre is the most comprehensive and widely used survey of theatre history in the market. This 40th Anniversary Edition retains all of the traditional features that have made History of the Theatre the most successful text of its kind, including worldwide coverage, more than 530 photos and illustrations, useful maps, and the expertise of Oscar G. Brockett and Franklin J. Hildy, two of the most widely respected theatre historians in the field. As with every edition, the text reflects the current state of knowledge and brings the history of theatre up to the present. This tenth edition continues to provide the most thorough and accurate assessment of theatre history available.
Author:
Franklin J. Hildy Oscar G. Brockett
Format:
Hardcover

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Known as the bible of theatre history, Brockett and Hildy's History of the Theatre is the most comprehensive and widely used survey of theatre history in the market. This 40th Anniversary Edition retains all of the traditional features that have made History of the Theatre the most successful text of its kind, including worldwide coverage, more than 530 photos and illustrations, useful maps, and the expertise of Oscar G. Brockett and Franklin J. Hildy, two of the most widely respected theatre historians in the field. As with every edition, the text reflects the current state of knowledge and brings the history of theatre up to the present. This tenth edition continues to provide the most thorough and accurate assessment of theatre history available.

Product details

Author:
Oscar G. Brockett, Franklin J. Hildy
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon
Edition:
10th edition
ISBN:
9780205511860
Audience:
Professional
Pages:
687
Width (mm):
223
Length (mm):
274
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: The Origins of Theatre Chapter 2: Theatre and Drama in Ancient Greece Chapter 3: Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine Theatre Chapter 4: European Theatre in the Middle Ages Chapter 5: English Theatre to 1642 Chapter 6: The Theatre to Spain and New Spain to 1700 Chapter 7: Italian Theatre to 1700 Chapter 8: French Theatre to 1700 Chapter 9: English Theatre to 1800 Chapter 10: Italyand France to 1800 Chapter 11: Northern European Theatre to 1800 Chapter 12: Continental European Theatre in the Early Nineteenth Century Chapter 13: English-Language Theatre in the Early Nineteenth Century Chapter 14: English-Language Theatre in the Late Nineteenth Century Chapter 15: Continental European and Latin American Theatre in the Late Nineteenth Century Chapter 16: The Beginnings of Modern Realism Chapter 17: Early Alternatives to Realism Chapter 18: Continental European and Latin American Theatre in the Early Twentieth Century Chapter 19: English-Language Theatre in the Early Twentieth Century Chapter 20: Continental European and Latin American Theatre in the Mid-Twentieth Century Chapter 21: English-Language Theatre in the Mid-Twentieth Century Chapter 22: Continental European and Latin American Theatre in the Late Twentieth Century Chapter 23: English-Language Theatre in the Late Twentieth Century Chapter 24: Contemporary Theatre Chapter 25: The Theatre of Africa Chapter 26: The Theatre of Asia
Weight (g):
1496

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