World drama: From Aescylus to Anouilh by Allardyce Nicoll
World drama: From Aescylus to Anouilh
Author: Allardyce Nicoll
Title: World drama: From Aescylus to Anouilh
ISBN10: 006495157X
ISBN13: 978-0064951579
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books; Rev., enl., and completely reset edition (1976)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1833 kb
Size epub: 1821 kb
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This book attempts to provide a general conspectus of the drama's development from its earliest days in ancient Greece down to latest times. Contents: pt. 1. From Athens to Rome -- pt. 2. Religious drama and profane during the Middle Ages -- pt. 3. The drama of the Renaissance -- pt. 4. The drama of the Renaissance: England -- pt. 5. The triumph of classicism -- pt. 6. The age of gentility, philosophy, and sentimentalism -- pt. 7. The romantic theatre -- pt. 8. From the medieval to the materialistic -- pt. 9. Realism's triumph -- pt. 10. The drama of the Orient -- pt. 11. Entering the twentieth century -- pt. 12. Drama between two wars -- pt. 13. Changes and chances -- pt. 14. The transformation scene: 1945-73.