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Political change and the theatre in the twentieth century.

Sabine Muuls

Political change and the theatre in the twentieth century.

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Published by LCP in London .
Written in English


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SeriesBA thesis MPD Complementary Studies 1981
ContributionsLondon College of Printing.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19495204M

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Exploring where, why and how theatre took place across the British Isles during the twentieth century, this book demonstrates the different ways it was experienced by theatre makers and audiences. Three topographies forand clearly show how the theatre landscape was influenced by social and economic change.

The remarkable, peaceful end of the Cold War dramatically—and unexpectedly—transformed international politics toward the end of the twentieth century. At the heart of this amazing change was the struggle over new and old ideas. Absurdist theatre responded to the destruction and anxieties of the 20th century by questioning the nature of reality and illusion.

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