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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 129.99 US$ 116.99
Using previously unpublished material from the National Archives, this book provides a thoroughgoing account of the introduction and abolition of theatre censorship in England, from Sir Robert Walpole's Licensing Act of 1737 to the successful campaign to abolish theatre censorship in 1968. It concludes with an exploration of possible new forms of covert... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00
This book explores the impact of censorship in twentieth-century American theatre. more...