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Post-War British Theatre Criticism (Routledge Revivals) (Paperback)

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This book, first published in 1981, sets out the critical reaction to some fifty key post-war productions of the British theatre, as gauged primarily through the contemporary reviews of theatre critics. The plays chosen are each, in their different ways, important in their contribution to the development of the British theatre, covering the period from immediately after the Second World War, when British theatre fell into decline, through the revival of the late 1950s, to the time in which this book was first published, in which British theatre enjoyed a high international reputation for its diversity and quality.

This book is ideal for theatre studies students, as well as for the general theatre-goer.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781138839717
ISBN-10: 113883971X
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: April 7th, 2016
Pages: 280
Language: English
Series: Routledge Revivals