Wilmer, S. E.

National Theatres in a Changing Europe

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
S. E. Wilmer

Part A. Background and Overview

2. The Development of National Theatres in Europe in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
S. E. Wilmer

3. National Theatres: Then and Now
Marvin Carlson

4. The National Stage and the Naturalized House: (Trans)National Legitimation in Modern Europe
Loren Kruger

5. Towards a History of National Theatres in Europe
Bruce McConachie

Part B. Formation, Function, Language Issues and Ideological Control

6. A Window to the West: Russian Imperial Theatres
Julia Listengarten

7. The Abbey Opens: A First Night Revisited
Ben Levitas

8. The Development of Norway’s National Theatres
Kirsten Shepherd-Barr

9. Justification as National Throughout Changing Times: The National Theatre of Finland
Pirkko Koski

10. Creating and Dismantling the National Theatre in Divided Belgium
Frank Peeters

11. National on Compulsion: The Moscow Art Theatre
Laurence Senelick

12. Italy: The Fancy of a National Theatre?
Patricia Gaborik

Part C. New Functions and Structures in a Changing Europe

13. Proliferation and Differentiation of National Theatres in France
David Whitton

14. A National Theatre Decentralized: Sweden’s Three-and-a-half National Theatres
Rikard Hoogland, Willmar Sauter

15. Aspects of National Theatres in Germany after 1945
Thomas Irmer

16. The National Theatre and Civic Responsibility in the British Isles
Michael Coveney

17. Bulgarian National Theatre ‘Ivan Vazov’: Traditionally Non-traditional
Kalina Stefanova

18. The Disappearing Balkans: National Theatres and Geopolitics
Barbara Sušec Michieli

19. Inadequate Subsidy and a Market Economy in the Baltic Countries
Edgaras Klivis

Part D. Challenges for the Twenty-First Century

20. National Theatres Undermined by the Withering of the Nation-State
Dragan Klaic

21. The Role of National Theatres in an Age of Globalization
Janelle Reinelt

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Theatre History, European History, Modern History, Theatre and Performance Studies, European Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature

Publication year
Studies in International Performance
Page amount
275 pages
Art, Art History
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