A history of the theatre, with hundreds of illustrations from photographs, playbills, contemporary prints, et cetera ...

; Reeves, John A ; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
New York, Crown Publishers [1941] .

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Other Authors Reeves, John A.
Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Subjects Theater -- History.
Theater.
Description xvi, 688 pages plates, portraits, facsimiles 25 cm
Copyright Date [1941]
©1941
Notes At head of title: George Freedley and John A. Reeves.
"Selected bibliography": pages 620-628.
Also issued online.
Contents Egypt, the beginning of the theatre -- The glory that was Greece -- Roman grandeur -- Mimetic miraculous medievalism -- The written drama of the Italian Renaissance -- Italian improvised comedy -- Proud, ignorant Spain and dependent, neighboring Portugal -- England's awakening (1550-1642) -- Neo-classic France -- Unresponsive Europe up to 1700 -- England's theatre revives (1660-1710) -- The legendary East -- Incomprehensible China -- Korea and Japan -- Dance before death : France in the eighteenth century (1700-1830) -- Decorative eighteenth century Italy (1700-1815) -- The emergence of Germany (1700-1830) -- The theatre in Northern and Eastern Europe (1700-1800) -- England and the British theatre in extension (1710-1815) -- America's age of actors (1815-1905) -- Romanticism and naturalism : to the Fall of Paris (1830-1940) -- The dynamic North, land of dramatists -- The golden age of Russian literature : 1800 to the Revolution -- The republican countries : with and without kings (1815-1940) -- The middle east of Europe (1815-1940) -- Nationalist Italy (1815-1940) -- Spain (1800-1940) and Spanish America (1538-1940) -- The Irish national theatre (1899-1940) -- From young Germany to Hitler (1830-1940) -- The fluorescent Russian theatre (1898-1940) -- England : Napoleon to the Battle of Britain (1815-1940) -- America takes its place (1906-1940).
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)371570
(OCoLC)ocm00371570
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WorldCat Identities Freedley, George, 1904-1967.
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