The World of Theatre: Tradition and Innovation

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Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, Jul 1, 2005 - Performing Arts - 458 pages
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The World of Theatre is the first introduction to theatre book to truly focus on diversity and globalism, integrating coverage of multicultural, international and experimental theatre throughout. Theatre is presented as a global and multicultural form that reflects both traditional and evolving world views. While the American commercial theatre and European forms are central to the text, alternative theatres are placed side by side for comparison and contrast in each chapter, thus avoiding the sense of “otherness” created by devoting separate chapters to diversity and departures from the western tradition.

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Contents

fjhi three Qkafdnt the rformance
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ffirt One Navigating the QVorld of theatre
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A Global Experience
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About the author (2005)

Claudia Orenstein is an assistant professor of theatre at Barnard College. "Festive Revolutions "is her first book.

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