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Theatre, history and national identities

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Published by Helsinki University Press in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater -- Finland -- History.,
  • National characteristics, Finnish.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHelka Mäkinen,S.E. Wilmer and W.B. Worthen (eds.).
    ContributionsMäkinen, Helka., Wilmer, S. E., Worthen, William B., 1955-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2859.F5 T44 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination331 p. :
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21488066M
    ISBN 109515705037

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History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Theatre, history and national identities. Helsinki: Helsinki University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Helka Mäkinen; S E Wilmer; William B Worthen. The Royal National Theatre in London, commonly known as the National Theatre (NT), is one of the United Kingdom's three most prominent publicly funded performing arts venues, alongside the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Opera ationally, it is known as the National Theatre of Great Britain.

From its foundation in untilthe company was Address: Upper Ground, South Bank, London. The essays are grouped into three sections—"Creating Theater," "Creating the Nation"; "Interrogating National Discourse"; "Borders of National Identity"— in a book that promotes an investigation of how national identities have been constructed and revised in the theater, primarily in Finnish theater, vis-à-vis imperialism and : Stratos E.

Constantinidis. Theatre has often served as a touchstone for moments of political change or national definition and as a way of exploring cultural and ethnic identity. In this book Steve Wilmer selects key historical moments in American history and examines how the theatre, in formal and informal settings, responded to these by: Performing National Identities is a collection of 18 original essays on history and national identities book Canadian theatre by scholars and drama specialists in Canada, Great Britain, Europe, Australia and Japan.

The international scope of the volume, reflected in its co-editors (Sherrill Grace from Canada, Albert-Reiner Glaap from Germany), confirms the new. This book analyses the enactment of 'Scottishness' through various media and what, in the modern day, it means to be 'Scottish'.

The book engages with the tension created between the performance of a Scottish identity and the extent to which this. This revelatory study explores how Scottish history plays, especially since the s, raise issues of ideology, national identity, historiography, mythology, gender and especially Scottish language.

Covering topics up to the end of World War Two, the book addresses the. Theatre has often served as a touchstone for moments of political change or national definition. In this book Steve Wilmer selects key historical moments in American history and examines how the theatre, in formal and informal settings, responded to these events, from the Colonial fight for independence, through Native American struggles, the Socialist Worker play, the Civil Rights 5/5(1).

Scott Magelssen teaches theatre history at Bowling Green State University. His articles appear in Theatre History Studies, New Theatre Quarterly, Visual Communication, National Identities, The Journal of Religion and Theatre, TDR, Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, Performance Research, Theatre Annual, Theatre Survey, Theatre Journal and Author: Scott Magelssen.

Theatre, History, and National/dentities is the first anthology focused on the relationship of various concepts of national identity formation to theatre, examining, as stated in the introduction, "the role of theatre in promoting a sense of national character" (I I).

The book. History is one of the three main genres in Western theatre alongside tragedy and comedy, although it originated, in its modern form, thousands of years later than the other primary genres. For this reason, it is often treated as a subset of tragedy.

A play in this genre is known as a history play and is based on a historical narrative, often set in the medieval or early modern past.

History as Theatrical Metaphor: History, Myth and National Identities in Modern Scottish Drama: By (author) Ian Brown.

This revelatory study explores how Scottish history plays, especially since the s, raise issues of ideology, national identity, historiography, mythology, gender and especially Scottish language.

Read this book on Questia. Theatre, Society, and the Nation: Staging American Identities by S. Wilmer, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Theatre, Society, and the Nation: Staging American Identities (). Performing National Identities Book Summary: If you have ever wondered why the Scots love Michel Tremblay or what Sharon Pollock has to say to Japanese audiences, or just how a Canadian play?or being Canadian?is viewed in England or the United States, you should read this volume.

Each author holds a mirror up to Canadian theatre, but the images in those. The Lear diaries: the story of the Royal National Theatre's productions of Shakespeare's Richard III and King Lear by Brian Cox (Book); National Theatre: all about theatre by Marina McIntyre (Book); National theatre posters: a design history by Rick Poynor (Book).

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"Focusing on the theatrical use of historical figures, narratives and myths, History as Theatrical Metaphor considers the malleability of history and how this relates to different times, changing perceptions of the nation and shifting political agendas in major strength of this important and lively new book is Ian Brown’s encyclopaedic knowledge of the rich and Author: Ian Brown.

This volume explores the rich and complex histories of English, Scottish and Welsh theatres in the 'long' twentieth century since Twenty-three original essays by leading historians and critics investigate the major aspects of theatrical performance, ranging from the great actor-managers to humble seaside entertainers, from between-wars West End women playwrights to the roots of.

Theatre Communications Group Eighth Ave., 24th Fl, NY, NY Tel: | Fax: | E-mail:Staff Directory. Theatre and Nation explores how theatre institutions, playwrights, theatre-makers and performance artists engage with the nation, nationalism and national identity in their work.

The book How has theatre engaged with the nation-state and helped to formulate national identities?4/5. Knowledge transmission: Theatrical intelligence and the intelligence of theatre / Daniel O'Quinn; Summary French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau wrote, 'the general effect of the theatre is to strengthen the national character to augment the national inclinations, and to give a new energy to all the passions'.Helka Mäniken, S.

E. Wilmer, and W. B. Worthen, eds. Theatre, History, and National Identities. Helsinki: Helsinki University Press, Pp. $ paperback. This is a superb collection of eleven essays which represents the work of faculty and graduate students in a series of seminars on theater and nationalism con.the cambridge history of BRITISH THEATRE * volume 3 Since This volume explores the rich and complex histories of English, Scottish and Welsh theatres in the ‘long’twentieth century since Twenty-three original essays by leading historians and critics investigate the major aspects of theatrical performance, ranging.