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Published: 01 May 2003

1618 Pages | 100 halftones

ISBN: 9780198601746

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

Two volumes

Edited by Dennis Kennedy

  • Provides comprehensive and authoritative information about theatre and performance from ancient Greece to the present day
  • Takes an international approach to theatre and performance, with in-depth coverage of non-Western genres, styles, performers, and theatrical centres
  • Written by over 300 world-class contributors from around the globe
  • Puts performance at the heart of theatre studies, including biographies of performers, acting, and scenography
  • Includes non-dramatic and popular entertainments, such as circus, pantomime, and performance art
  • Covers theories of and critical approaches to theatre and performance in depth
  • Over 100 stunning illustrations illuminate the text
  • A thematic contents, a timeline, a general bibliography and an index of dramatic works complement the A-Z entries

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