Staging the Past in the Age of Thatcher : The History We Haven't Had.

By: Pennino, Anthony PMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPalgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History Ser: Publisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (254 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319966861Subject(s): Theater-Great Britain-History-20th century | English drama-20th century-History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Staging the Past in the Age of Thatcher : The History We Haven't HadDDC classification: 792.094109048 LOC classification: HM621-HM656Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Chapter 1 Introduction: A Snowy Night in December -- References -- Chapter 2 Competing Histories -- The Government -- Thatcherism and the Arts -- The Theatre -- Challenges -- Intellectually Coherent Argument -- References -- Chapter 3 Plays of the First Thatcher Ministry: "To the World's End. To the Churchyard Grave" -- Cloud Nine (March 25, 1979) -- Nicholas Nickleby (June 6, 1980) -- Translations (September 23, 1980) -- Romans in Britain (October 16, 1980) -- Restoration (July 21, 1981) -- Top Girls Caryl Churchill (August 28, 1982) -- Victory (February 17, 1983) -- References -- Chapter 4 Plays of the Second Thatcher Ministry: "Demolition Needs a Drawing, Too" -- Maydays (October 13, 1983) -- Bloody Poetry (October 1, 1984) -- The Power of the Dog (November 14, 1984) -- The Castle (October 14, 1985) -- Mary Traverse (October 17, 1985) -- Entertaining Strangers (November 18, 1985) -- Women Beware Women (February 1, 1986) -- Byrthrite (November 21, 1986) -- Serious Money (March 21, 1987) -- References -- Chapter 5 Plays of the Third Thatcher Ministry: "I Shall Destroy Your Power to Resist" -- Mary Queen of Scots (August 10, 1987) -- Our Country's Good (September 10, 1988) -- Making History (September 20, 1988) -- The Gut Girls (November 2, 1988) -- Border Warfare (February 23, 1989) -- Mary and Lizzie (September 27, 1989) -- Seven Lears (October 13, 1989) -- References -- Chapter 6 Plays of the Two Major Ministries: "Let Them See We Are Happy!" -- The Madness of George III (November 28, 1991) -- Arcadia (April 13, 1993) -- Pictures of Tomorrow (April 14, 1994) -- Falling Over England (May 5, 1994) -- The Libertine (October 20, 1994) -- Indian Ink (February 27, 1995) -- References -- Chapter 7 Conclusion: May 2, 1997 and Beyond -- References -- Index.
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Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Chapter 1 Introduction: A Snowy Night in December -- References -- Chapter 2 Competing Histories -- The Government -- Thatcherism and the Arts -- The Theatre -- Challenges -- Intellectually Coherent Argument -- References -- Chapter 3 Plays of the First Thatcher Ministry: "To the World's End. To the Churchyard Grave" -- Cloud Nine (March 25, 1979) -- Nicholas Nickleby (June 6, 1980) -- Translations (September 23, 1980) -- Romans in Britain (October 16, 1980) -- Restoration (July 21, 1981) -- Top Girls Caryl Churchill (August 28, 1982) -- Victory (February 17, 1983) -- References -- Chapter 4 Plays of the Second Thatcher Ministry: "Demolition Needs a Drawing, Too" -- Maydays (October 13, 1983) -- Bloody Poetry (October 1, 1984) -- The Power of the Dog (November 14, 1984) -- The Castle (October 14, 1985) -- Mary Traverse (October 17, 1985) -- Entertaining Strangers (November 18, 1985) -- Women Beware Women (February 1, 1986) -- Byrthrite (November 21, 1986) -- Serious Money (March 21, 1987) -- References -- Chapter 5 Plays of the Third Thatcher Ministry: "I Shall Destroy Your Power to Resist" -- Mary Queen of Scots (August 10, 1987) -- Our Country's Good (September 10, 1988) -- Making History (September 20, 1988) -- The Gut Girls (November 2, 1988) -- Border Warfare (February 23, 1989) -- Mary and Lizzie (September 27, 1989) -- Seven Lears (October 13, 1989) -- References -- Chapter 6 Plays of the Two Major Ministries: "Let Them See We Are Happy!" -- The Madness of George III (November 28, 1991) -- Arcadia (April 13, 1993) -- Pictures of Tomorrow (April 14, 1994) -- Falling Over England (May 5, 1994) -- The Libertine (October 20, 1994) -- Indian Ink (February 27, 1995) -- References -- Chapter 7 Conclusion: May 2, 1997 and Beyond -- References -- Index.

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