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The Second Wave (Routledge Revivals) : British Drama for the Seventies

By: Taylor, John Russell.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Revivals: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (239 p.).ISBN: 9781317917090.Subject(s): English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Theater -- EnglandGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Second Wave (Routledge Revivals) : British Drama for the SeventiesDDC classification: 822.91409 | 822/.9/1409 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Newer than New; PETER NICHOLS; DAVID MERCER; CHARLES WOOD; EDWARD BOND; TOM STOPPARD; PETER TERSON; JOE ORTON; DAVID STORY; Three Farceurs: ALAN AYCKBOURN, DAVID CREGAN, SIMON GRAY; Three Social Realists: JOHN HOPKINS, ALAN PLATER, CECIL P. TAYLOR; The Legacy of Realism: WILLAM CORLETT, KEVIN LAFFAN, CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON, BARRY ENGLAND, ANTHONY SHAFFER, ROBERT SHAW, DAVID CAUTE
The Dark Fantastic: PETER BARNES, COLIN SPENCER, DAVID PINNER, DAVID SELBOURNE, DAVID HARE, ROGER MILNER, DAVID HALLIWELL, HOWARD BRENTON, HEATHCOTE WILLAMSEpilogue; Bibliography of Playscripts
Summary: In the 1970s the revolution that had swept the British theatre in the 1950s had already become accepted as the new establishment. Areas that had been previously regarded as remote ideals - including permanent repertory companies, a lively provincial theatre and an extensive spread of avant-garde and fringe theatrical activities - were now considered commonplace. In this title, first published in 1971, John Russell Taylor assesses the prospects of the British theatre at the start of the 1970s and indicates its points of weakness and its strengths. In this context are placed the key figures amon
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Newer than New; PETER NICHOLS; DAVID MERCER; CHARLES WOOD; EDWARD BOND; TOM STOPPARD; PETER TERSON; JOE ORTON; DAVID STORY; Three Farceurs: ALAN AYCKBOURN, DAVID CREGAN, SIMON GRAY; Three Social Realists: JOHN HOPKINS, ALAN PLATER, CECIL P. TAYLOR; The Legacy of Realism: WILLAM CORLETT, KEVIN LAFFAN, CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON, BARRY ENGLAND, ANTHONY SHAFFER, ROBERT SHAW, DAVID CAUTE

The Dark Fantastic: PETER BARNES, COLIN SPENCER, DAVID PINNER, DAVID SELBOURNE, DAVID HARE, ROGER MILNER, DAVID HALLIWELL, HOWARD BRENTON, HEATHCOTE WILLAMSEpilogue; Bibliography of Playscripts

In the 1970s the revolution that had swept the British theatre in the 1950s had already become accepted as the new establishment. Areas that had been previously regarded as remote ideals - including permanent repertory companies, a lively provincial theatre and an extensive spread of avant-garde and fringe theatrical activities - were now considered commonplace. In this title, first published in 1971, John Russell Taylor assesses the prospects of the British theatre at the start of the 1970s and indicates its points of weakness and its strengths. In this context are placed the key figures amon

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