Theatre in Switzerland: Five Centuries of Stagecraft

By: Schlapfer, Beat

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Book is in excellent condition, as new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 140 pages with b&w illustrations, color map at front. Contents include: Humanism and reformation -- theatre, an activity for the whole population, The Puritans' finest hour during the Counter Reformation -- the pastores vilify the theatre, The age of Enlightenment -- the arduous struggle for approval of theatricals, Regeneration and the young federal state -- an imported theatrical concept, Theatre for the people and the bougeoisie -- a gradual reconciliation of opposites [and five more chapters], with three appendices at rear. Uncommon.

Title: Theatre in Switzerland: Five Centuries of Stagecraft

Author: Schlapfer, Beat

Categories: Drama/Peformance Art,

Publisher: Switzerland, Pro Helvetia: 2001

ISBN Number: 3907622340

ISBN Number 13: 9783907622346

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Fine

Type: Drama/Performance Art

Seller ID: 142443

Keywords: Swiss, Drama, Performance, History of, Enlightenment, Zurich, Pageants, Fatherland, Little House Pfauen, Ticino, Grisons, Canton, Shakespeare, Voltaire, Folk Theater, Theatre, Frisch, Durrenmatt, Municipal , Basle, Geneva, Lausanne, Avant-Garde, Performance, Youth, Children, Schools, Training.,