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Kosok, Heinz

The Theatre of War

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Heinz Kosok

Part I. Theatres of War: Aspects of Subject Matter

2. Foreshadowing the War
Heinz Kosok

3. Front-Line Plays
Heinz Kosok

4. The Home Front
Heinz Kosok

5. The Return of the Soldier
Heinz Kosok

6. Departure — Combat — Return: A Soldier’s Career
Heinz Kosok

7. A Different Kind of War: The Great War in Ireland
Heinz Kosok

8. The Aftermath of the War
Heinz Kosok

9. Foreshadowing Another War
Heinz Kosok

10. Fantastic Locations
Heinz Kosok

11. Intellectual Debates
Heinz Kosok

Part II. Staging the War: Aspects of Presentation

12. Realism versus Reality
Heinz Kosok

13. Realistic Ghost Plays
Heinz Kosok

14. Symbolic Generalisation
Heinz Kosok

15. The Allegorical War
Heinz Kosok

16. Parables
Heinz Kosok

17. Expressionism
Heinz Kosok

18. The Documentary Mode
Heinz Kosok

19. The War in Verse
Heinz Kosok

20. The Comic Side of the War
Heinz Kosok

21. An Unconventional Solution
Heinz Kosok

Part III. Engaging Intellect or Emotions: Aspects of Attitude

22. Nothing but the Truth
Heinz Kosok

23. The Patriotic Appeal
Heinz Kosok

24. Hun-Bashing
Heinz Kosok

25. Pacifism
Heinz Kosok

26. Disillusionment
Heinz Kosok

27. Another War to End All Wars?
Heinz Kosok

28. Hope against Hope
Heinz Kosok

Part IV. Popular Failures and Successes: Aspects of Reception

29. The West End
Heinz Kosok

30. Professional Theatre in the Provinces
Heinz Kosok

31. The Amateur-Theatre Movement
Heinz Kosok

Part V. ‘Good’ versus ‘Bad’ War Plays: Aspects of Evaluation

32. Literary Standards
Heinz Kosok

33. ‘Literary’ versus ‘Historical’ Evaluation
Heinz Kosok

Part VI. British and Irish Plays about the First World War: Two Checklists

34. Alphabetical Listing by Author
Heinz Kosok

35. Chronological Listing
Heinz Kosok

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Theatre and Performance Studies, Theatre History, History of Britain and Ireland, Twentieth-Century Literature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
293 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230590649
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-35780-2

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