A Companion to Modern British and Irish Drama, 1880 - 2005

By: Luckhurst, Mary

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This wide-ranging "Companion to Modern British and Irish Drama" offers challenging analyses of a range of plays in their political contexts. It explores the cultural, social, economic and institutional agendas that readers need to engage with in order to appreciate modern theatre in all its complexity.
An authoritative guide to modern British and Irish drama.Engages with theoretical discourses challenging a canon that has privileged London as well as white English males and realism.Topics covered include: national, regional and fringe theatres; post-colonial stages and multiculturalism; feminist and queer theatres; sex and consumerism; technology and globalisation; representations of war, terrorism, and trauma.

Title: A Companion to Modern British and Irish Drama, 1880 - 2005

Author Name: Luckhurst, Mary

Categories: BOV - Performing Arts/Drama,

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 2006

ISBN Number: 1405122285

ISBN Number 13: 9781405122283

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: IM181260

Description: 1405122285