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History of the Theatre (10th Edition)

by Oscar G. Brockett

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Allyn & Bacon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social history,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Theater - General,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / General,
  • Theater - History & Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages688
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10172406M
    ISBN 100205511864
    ISBN 109780205511860

    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 photos and illustrations, useful maps 4/5(2). History of the Theatre. by Oscar G. Brockett and Franklin J. Hildy. This 40th Anniversary Edition retains all of the traditional features that have made History of the Theatre the most successful Author: Stephi Wild.

    The History of the Theatre experience should also be augmented by the opportunity to hear Brockett speak. He is erudite, funny, a lively teacher and an incredible intellect. There is no other book to serve as a reference and introduction to theatre history. No other book and no other teacher so expertly and informatively makes you realize theFile Size: KB. Ancient Greek history is intimately tied with plays were performed in tribute to the god Dionysus, the god of wine, fertility, and, later, theater itself. Choruses began performing hymns written in his honor, which were dubbed dithyrambs.

    The origins of theatre --Theatre and drama in ancient Greece --Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine theatre --European theatre in the Middle Ages --English theatre to --Spanish theatre to --Italian theatre to --French theatre to --English theater to --Italy and France to --Northern European theatre to Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Freedley, George, History of the theatre. New York, Crown Publishers [].


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Get this from a library. History of the theatre. [Oscar G Brockett] -- Traces the history and sociocultural role of the theater from its beginnings to the end of Includes discussion of playwriting, directing, acting, costume, audiences, and more. Discover librarian-selected research resources on American Theater History from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more.

Home» Browse» Music and Performing Arts» Theater» American Theater History. AD Theatre History Timeline Very little is known about primitive theatre other than it was most likely used to re-enact hunts. It might have then evolved from after a hunt, to before a hunt and became a ritual to bring good luck.

Primitive (. BC) Medieval theatre began by. Description. 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 40 th 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 photos and Format: Website.The History of Theatre is a bold undertaking that covers Western theatre from ancient Greece to the present day.

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