Origins of English Dramatic Modernism, 1870 - 1914

Author: 
Meyer-Dinkgrafe, Daniel and Tague, Gregory F. - Editors
Credentials: 
Ph.Ds: Meyer-Dinkgrafe is the author of author of Consciousness and the Actor (Frankfurt,1996) and Tague is the author of author of several monographs and collections including Origins of English Literary Modernism (Bethesda,2007)

The aim of this volume is to examine nascent movements, genre shifts, developing authors/playwrights and controversial themes as they emerged in both drama and theatre. The editors have focused on the essence of creative nexus of London from the end of the nineteenth century up to the beginning of the Great War (1914). The resultant study discusses Gordon Craig and production design, Wilde, Shaw, Synge, Pinero, Strindberg,Harley Granville Barker, Jones, Archer, Ford Madox Ford, D.H.Lawrence, Galsworthy, Sims, women playwrights, popular theatre among other topics.

The work complements J.L.Styan’s 3 volume Modern Drama in Theory and Practice and is more focused on late 19th/early 20th c transitions and dramatic breakthroughs than Modern British Drama of Christopher Innes.

“Recommended ..” Professor Denis Donoghue, Henry James University Professor NY University

Market:
Release Date: 06/2009
Copyright: 2009
ISBN/Price: ; $79.95
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Pages: 364
Index: Yes
Bibliography: Yes
Illustrations: Yes
CIP: Yes
Publisher: Academica Press, LLC
Box 60728 Cambridge Station
Palo Alto,CA 94306

Market: 
English Drama late 19thc/early 20thc, Dramatic Arts, Theatre Studies, Theatre History, Literary Modernism, Aesthetics
Release Date: 
06/2009
ISBN: 
Cloth: 978-1-9331466-66-9 / 1933146-66-4
Price: 
$79.95
Trim Size: 
6 x 9
Pages: 
452
Index: 
Yes
Bibliography: 
Yes
Illustrations: 
None
CIP: 
Yes
Publisher: 
Academica Press, LLC Box 60728 Cambridge Station Palo Alto, CA 94306