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A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatre

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A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatre
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A Sourecbook on Naturalist Theatre provides essential primary sources which document one of the key movements in modern theatre. Christopher Innes has selected three writers to exemplify the movement, and six plays in particular: Henrik Ibsen - A Dolls House and Hedda Gabler Anton Chekhov - The Seagull and The Cherry Orchard George Bernard Shaw - Mrs Warren's Profession and Heartbreak House. Innes' illuminating introduction provides a fascinating overview of naturalist theatre. Key themes include: the representation of women significant contemporary issues the links between theory, play writing and stage practice. The primary sources explore many aspects of naturalism, giving information on: the playwrights' intentions when writing plays contemporary reviews literary criticism political and social background production notes from early performances of the plays.

Author Biography

Christopher Innes is Distinguished Research Professor at York University, Toronto. Among his recent books are Modern British Drama: 1800-1990 and Avant Garde Theatre: 1892-1992.
Release date NZ
February 17th, 2000
Contributor
Edited by Christopher Innes
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
15 black & white tables
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
272
Dimensions
156x234x17
ISBN-13
9780415152297
Product ID
1678939

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