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History of the Theatre, CourseSmart eTextbook, 10th Edition

By Oscar Brockett, Frank Hildy

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 5, 2009

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Known as the "bible" of theatre history, Brockett and Hildy’s History of the Theatre is the most comprehensive and widely used survey of theatre history in the market.

 

This 40th Anniversary Edition retains all of the traditional features that have made History of the Theatre the most successful text of its kind including worldwide coverage, more than 530 photos and illustrations, useful maps, and the expertise of Oscar G. Brockett and Franklin J. Hildy, two of the most widely respected theatre historians in the field.  This tenth edition provides the most thorough and accurate assessment of theatre history available and includes contemporary milestones in theatre history.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Origins of Theatre                                 

Chapter 2: Theatre and Drama in Ancient Greece    

Chapter 3: Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine Theatre    

Chapter 4: European Theatre in the Middle Ages    

Chapter 5: English Theatre to 1642    

Chapter 6: The Theatre to Spain and New Spain to 1700    

Chapter 7: Italian Theatre to 1700    

Chapter 8: French Theatre to 1700    

Chapter 9: English Theatre to 1800    

Chapter 10: Italy and France to 1800    

Chapter 11: Northern European Theatre to 1800    

Chapter 12: Continental European Theatre in the Early Nineteenth Century    

Chapter 13: English-Language Theatre in the Early Nineteenth Century    

Chapter 14: English-Language Theatre in the Late Nineteenth Century    

Chapter 15: Continental European and Latin American Theatre in the Late Nineteenth Century    

Chapter 16: The Beginnings of Modern Realism    

Chapter 17: Early Alternatives to Realism    

Chapter 18: Continental European and Latin American Theatre in the Early Twentieth Century    

Chapter 19: English-Language Theatre in the Early Twentieth Century    

Chapter 20: Continental European and Latin American Theatre in the Mid-Twentieth Century    

Chapter 21: English-Language Theatre in the Mid-Twentieth Century    

Chapter 22: Continental European and Latin American Theatre in the Late Twentieth Century    

Chapter 23: English-Language Theatre in the Late Twentieth Century    

Chapter 24: Contemporary Theatre    

Chapter 25: The Theatre of Africa    

Chapter 26: The Theatre of Asia    

 

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