The Making of Theatre History

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PAUL KURITZ, 1988 - Alm - 468 pages
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Contents

Magic and Ritual
6
THE CLASSICAL THEATRE 15
17
The Cult of Dionysus and the Emergence
19
Music and Dance
25
Euripides
31
Cultural Context 16
36
The Empire
37
THE CLASSICAL ASIAN THEATRE
64
The Theatre
186
Scenery
192
Political Stability
198
THE SOCIAL THEATRE
202
Revolution
208
New Dramaturgical Goals
214
Costume
221
Cavalier Culture
239

Buddhism and the Theatre
70
CHINA
83
Society on Stage
85
Mathematics and the Arts
87
Acting in the Beijing Opera
91
Religious Ritual and the Drama
97
THE MEDIEVAL THEATRE
119
Attacks on Actors
125
c 1300c 1500
136
The Staging of Cycle Plays
143
Drama in the Religious Controversy
147
THE RENAISSANCE THEATRE
153
The Theatrical Revolution
159
The Pastoral
165
Goldoni and Gozzi
172
ENGLAND
180
From NeoClassicism to Sturm und Drang
245
Notes
251
Transcendental Aesthetics
256
Dramatic Texts
262
ActorManagers
270
Art as Religion
276
AMERICA
284
Theatre Missionaries
290
Sentiment and Melodrama
296
Revolutionary Romanticism
302
A New Bourgeois Aesthetic
308
Luigi Pirandello
315
GERMANY
324
The Legacy of Realistic Drama
330
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