Cassell Companion to Theatre

Cassell Companion to Theatre

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Intended both as a reference source and as a book for browsers, this dictionary contains a blend of facts and anecdotes about the theatre. Its scope covers: biographies of writers, performers and directors; to plot summaries of major plays and descriptions of famous first performances; to definitions of theatrical jargon; to articles on the development of the the theatre, from ancient Greek times to the present. Attention is also focused on the many aspects of popular and folk drama, and to the different forms that the theatre takes in different parts of the world.
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  • Paperback | 519 pages
  • 152 x 232 x 38mm | 780g
  • Cassell Reference
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0304353175
  • 9780304353170