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Davis, Tracy C.

The Performing Century

Davis, Tracy C. - The Performing Century, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: the Performing Society
Tracy C. Davis, Peter Holland

Part I. Performance Occasions

2. Boxing Day
Jim Davis

3. What are Fairies For?
Tracy C. Davis

4. Communal Performances: Royal Ritual, Revolution and National Acts
Emily Allen

5. George Edwardes and Musical Comedy: the Transformation of London Theatre and Society, 1878—1914
Thomas Postlewait

Part II. Performance Anxieties

6. Nation and Neighbourhood, Jews and Englishmen: Location and Theatrical Ideology in Victorian London
Heidi J. Holder

7. Theatre History and Capital on the Victorian Stage
Jane Moody

8. Modernity, Geography and Historiography: (Re)-Mapping Irish Theatre History in the Nineteenth Century
Mark Phelan

Part III. Repertoires

9. The Death of Tragedy; or, the Birth of Melodrama
Jeffrey N. Cox

10. Fitting the Bill: Acting Out the Season of 1813/14 at the Sans Pareil
Gilli Bush-Bailey

11. Charles Mathews, Low Comedian, and the Intersections of Romantic Ideology
Edward Ziter

12. The Persistence of Closet Drama: Theory, History, Form
Catherine Burroughs

13. Shakespeare and the Music Hall
Richard Schoch

14. What Is a Play? Drama and the Victorian Circus
Jacky Bratton

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Theatre History, British and Irish Literature, Theatre and Performance Studies, Literature, general, Nineteenth-Century Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Redefining British Theatre History
Page amount
285 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230589483
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36430-5

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