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English & American drama and theater history

Swann Galleries, inc.

English & American drama and theater history

(chiefly 18th & 19th century) ; and 18th century English literature ; the collection of LLoyd V. Almirall.

by Swann Galleries, inc.

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    Other titlesEnglish and American drama and theater history
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    It’s first recorded in in a book by G. H. Lewes. The word ‘background’ originally denoted the part of the stage farthest from the audience; it first appears in a play by William Wycherley. ‘Scenario’ originally denoted the front of a classical theatre; it first appears in English in the diary of John Evelyn (). Frederick O'Neal and Abram Hill founded ANT, or the American Negro Theater, the most renowned African-American theater group of the s. Their stage was small and located in the basement of a library in Harlem, and most of the shows were attended and written by African-Americans.

      History of Theater: Theater emerged from myths, ceremony and ritual which took place in daily life. This educational link sheds light on the historical background of theater. History of Drama: The history of drama can be traced back to celebratory music of the 6th century which transformed over the years. The First Play: The first play staged in Athens was . Find History of Theater Textbooks at up to 90% off. Plus get free shipping on qualifying orders $25+. Choose from used and new textbooks or get instant access with eTextbooks and .

    The Greek theatre: 4th century BC: An exclusively Greek contribution to architectural history is the raked auditorium for watching theatrical performances (appropriately, since the Greeks are also the inventors of theatre as a literary form). The masterpieces of Greek drama date from the 5th century BC.   Symbolist drama The Symbolist movement in France in the s affected the movement called for "de-theatricalizing" the theatre, meaning stripping away all the technological and scenic encumbrances of the 19th century and replacing them with a spirituality that was to come from the text and the acting.


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