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A history of Russian theatre

Author: Robert Leach; Victor Borovsky
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Written by an international team of experts, this book brings together the fruits of recent research into all areas of Russian theatre history. Of particular interest are the chapters written by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Leach; Victor Borovsky
ISBN: 0521432200 9780521432207 0521034353 9780521034357
OCLC Number: 100041352
Notes: "First published 1999. This digitally printed first paperback version 2006"--Title page verso.
Description: xv, 446 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Russian theatre in world theatre / Robert Leach --
Russian theatre in Russian culture / Victor Borovsky --
The origins of the Russian theatre / Catriona Kelly --
The organisation of the Russian theatre, 1645-1763 / Victor Borovsky --
The emergence of the Russian theatre, 1763-1800 / Victor Borovsky --
Writers and repertoires, 1800-1850 / A.D.P. Briggs --
Actors and acting, 1820-1850 / Anatoly Altschuller --
Popular, provincial and amateur theatres, 1820-1900 / Catriona Kelly --
Realism in the Russian theatre, 1850-1882 / Cynthia Marsh --
Alexandr Ostrovsky : dramatist and director / Kate Sealey Rahman --
The Russian Imperial Ballet / Andy Adamson --
Russian opera / John Warrack --
Imperial and private theatres, 1882-1905 / Arkady Ostrovsky --
Stanislavsky and the Moscow Art Theatre, 1898-1938 / Jean Benedetti --
The silver age, 1905-1917 / Spencer Golub --
Revolutionary theatre, 1917-1930 / Robert Leach --
The theatre and Socialist Realism, 1929-1953 / Inna Solovyova --
The 'thaw' and after, 1953-1986 / Birgit Beumers --
Russian theatre in the post-communist era / Anatoly Smeliansky --
Russian theatre and Western theatres / Robert Leach.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Leach and Victor Borovsky ; associate editor, Andy Davies.
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'Leach and Borovskey have constructed an illuminating and extensive survey.' Plays International

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