4 edition of Politics and theatre found in the catalog.
Politics and theatre
Includes bibliographical references (p. -95).
|Series||RCSS policy studies ;, 8|
|Contributions||Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (Colombo, Sri Lanka)|
|LC Classifications||PN2960.S72 S55 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||95 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||95|
|LC Control Number||00370960|
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Book Description. The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics is a volume of critical essays, provocations, and interventions on the most important questions faced by today’s writers, critics, audiences, and theatre and performance makers. Featuring texts written by scholars and artists who are diversely situated (geographically, culturally, politically, and.
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Music, theatre and politics have maintained a long-standing, if varying and problematic, relationship. In the Ancient World, the relationship used to be a harmonious one, scholars have us believe, glorifying the moment at the beginning of Western history when a political community, or polis, affirmed itself in a practice that purportedly achieved the perfect integration of music and theatre.
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