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Performance and politics in popular drama : aspects of popular entertainment in theatre, film, and television, 1800-1976 / edited by David Bradby, Louis James, and Bernard Sharratt.

; James, Louis, 1933- ; Sharratt, Bernard
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1980.
ISBN 0521227550

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Other Authors Bradby, David.
James, Louis, 1933-
Sharratt, Bernard.
Subjects Culture populaire.
Drama -- History and criticism.
Popular culture.
Theater -- Political aspects.
Théâtre (Genre littéraire) -- Histoire et critique.
Théâtre -- Aspect politique.
Description xii, 331 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes indexes.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-322).
Contents part 1. Spectacle, performance and audience in nineteenth-century theatre: Introduction / Louis James -- Was Jerrold's Black ey'd Susan more popular than Wordsworth's Lucy? / Louis James -- Word and image in Pixérécourt's melodramas: the dramaturgy of the strip-cartoon / W.D. Howarth -- Joseph Bouchardy: a melodramatist and his public / John McCormick -- The music of melodrama / David Mayer -- Popular theatre in Victorian Birmingham / Douglas A. Reid -- Water drama / Derek Forbes -- Equestrian drama and the circus / Antony D. Hippisley Coxe -- Theatre of war: the Crimea on the London stage 1854-5 / J.S. Bratton -- Popular drama and the mummers' play / A.E. Green -- part 2. Politics and performance in twentieth-century drama and film: Introduction / David Bradby -- Meyerhold and Eisenstein / Nick Worrall -- Erwin Piscator's 1927 production of Hoppla, we're alive / Martin Kane -- Prolet Buehne: agit-prop in America / Stuart Cosgrove -- Workers' theatre 1926-36 / Raphael Samuel -- The October Group and theatre under the Front Populaire / David Bradby -- Only the stars survive: disaster movies in the seventies / Nick Roddick -- part 3. Problems and prospects: Introduction / Bernard Sharratt -- The politics of the popular? -from melodrama to television / Bernard Sharratt.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4857747
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