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Post-war British theatre.

John Elsom

Post-war British theatre.

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Published by Routledge & K. Paul in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater -- History,
  • English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 228 p. ill. ;
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19754843M

      A theatre critic, he has also published books and essays on British and Japanese acting and theatre history. The present paper is based on a presentation in October at the conference ‘Foundation and Horizon of Hong Kong Performing Arts Criticism’, organized by the International Association of Theatre Critics in Hong Kong, and on a Cited by: 1. State of the Nation: British Theatre since looks at post-war Britain from a theatrical examines the constant interplay between theatre and society from the resurgent optimism of the Attlee years to the satire boom of the Sixties and the growth of political theatre under Tony Blair in the post-Iraq period/5(7). The First Generation of Postwar Writers is a classification in Modern Japanese literature used to group writers who appeared on the postwar literary scene between and List of First Generation writers. Noma Hiroshi (野間宏); Shiina Rinzō (椎名麟三); Umezaki Haruo (梅崎春生); Takeda Taijun (武田泰淳); Nakamura Shin'ichirō (中村真一郎).


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Dominic Shellard is head of the Department and School of English Literature at the University of Sheffield. His many publications include Kenneth Tynan: Theatre Writings, British Theatre Since the War, and William Shakespeare.

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