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  • Censorship of the American Theatre in the Twentieth Centuryby John H. Houchin

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00

    This book explores the impact of censorship in twentieth-century American theatre. more...

  • Theatre and National Identityby Nadine Holdsworth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book explores the ways that pre-existing ?national? works or ?national theatre? sites can offer a rich source of material for speaking to the contemporary moment because of the resonances or associations they offer of a different time, place, politics, or culture. Featuring a broad international scope, it offers a series of thought-provoking... more...

  • Honecker's Germany (RLE: German Politics)by David Childs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Picking up many of themes of David Childs? earlier book, The GDR: Moscow?s German Ally , this book discusses the German Democratic Republic (GDR) from 1971 until the mid 1980s. Written at a time when the GDR was one of the most modern and successful socialist states, with a growing importance within the socialist bloc and the global stage, this books... more...

  • Theatre and State in France, 1760-1905by Frederic William John Hemmings

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 60.00

    Relations between theatre and state were seldom more fraught in France than in this period. F. W. J. Hemmings traces the vicissitudes of this perennial conflict. more...

  • Theatre Censorship in Britainby Dr Helen Freshwater

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    This exploration of the wide variety of censorship that has shaped theatrical performance in twentieth and twenty-first century Britain examines the unpredictable outcomes of censorship, deep-seated anxieties about the performative influence of the stage, and the complex questions raised by acts of theatrical censorship. more...

  • The Frightful Stageby Robert Justin Goldstein

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 34.95

    In nineteenth-century Europe the ruling elites viewed the theater as a form of communication which had enormous importance. The theater provided the most significant form of mass entertainment and was the only arena aside from the church in which regular mass gatherings were possible. Therefore, drama censorship occupied a great deal of the ruling... more...

  • Theatre Censorshipby David Thomas; David Carlton; Anne Etienne

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 109.99

    Using previously unpublished material from the National Archives, David Thomas, David Carlton, and Anne Etienne provide a new perspective on British cultural history. Statutory censorship was first introduced in Britain by Sir Robert Walpole with his Licensing Act of 1737. Previously theatre censorship was exercised under the Royal Prerogative. By... more...

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