English drama, 1900-1930; the beginnings of the modern period.

By: Nicoll, Allardyce, 1894-1976Material type: TextTextDescription: x, 1083 pages 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0521084164; 9780521084161Report number: 70171679Subject(s): English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Theater -- England -- History -- 20th century | English drama -- 20th century -- Bibliography | Drama in English, 1900-1945 Critical studiesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: English drama, 1900-1930.DDC classification: 016.822/9/1209 LOC classification: PR721 | .N45Other classification: 24.06 | HM 1220
Contents:
The advent of the modern theatre: introduction -- The theatrical world : London's West End and beyond ; Commercialism, the music-hall empire and trade unionism ; "My Lady Kinema" ; The "modern" movement: (a) the repertories ; The "modern" movement: (b) societies, pageants and festivals ; Shifting scenes -- The drama: influences, patterns and forms : Dramatic internationalism ; Dramatic architecture and the vogue for one-act plays ; The dramatic kinds ; Copyright, criticism and censorship -- Popular entertainment: musicals, revues and melodramas : The musical comedy and its companions ; The revue ; The melodrama -- The minority drama : Miscellaneous new forms and objectives: propagandist plays, religious dramas, plays for children and for villagers ; The regional drama ; Social drama: the "Manchester School" and others ; The poetic and literary drama -- The "general" drama ; The "established" dramatists: H.A. Jones and A.W. Pinero ; J.M. Barrie and G.B. Shaw ; New members of the establishment: Davies, Sutro and Maugham ; The play of ideas: Harley Granville-Barker, St. John Hankin and John Galsworthy ; The end and the beginning: Ervine, Drinkwater, Lonsdale, Coward, Milne.
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"Hand-list of plays, 1900-1930": pages 451-1053.

Includes bibliographical references.

The advent of the modern theatre: introduction -- The theatrical world : London's West End and beyond ; Commercialism, the music-hall empire and trade unionism ; "My Lady Kinema" ; The "modern" movement: (a) the repertories ; The "modern" movement: (b) societies, pageants and festivals ; Shifting scenes -- The drama: influences, patterns and forms : Dramatic internationalism ; Dramatic architecture and the vogue for one-act plays ; The dramatic kinds ; Copyright, criticism and censorship -- Popular entertainment: musicals, revues and melodramas : The musical comedy and its companions ; The revue ; The melodrama -- The minority drama : Miscellaneous new forms and objectives: propagandist plays, religious dramas, plays for children and for villagers ; The regional drama ; Social drama: the "Manchester School" and others ; The poetic and literary drama -- The "general" drama ; The "established" dramatists: H.A. Jones and A.W. Pinero ; J.M. Barrie and G.B. Shaw ; New members of the establishment: Davies, Sutro and Maugham ; The play of ideas: Harley Granville-Barker, St. John Hankin and John Galsworthy ; The end and the beginning: Ervine, Drinkwater, Lonsdale, Coward, Milne.

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