WORLD THEATRE: An Illustrated History by Bamber Gascoigne

WORLD THEATRE: An Illustrated History

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Both playwright (Leda and the Swan) and critic (for The Observer and The Spectator), Gascoigne writes a sturdy and readable history which uses its gallery of 320 pictures to illustrate changing techniques and situations, and show, generally, ""what a playgoer of the time would have seen"" both on stage, in the audience, and behind the scenes. From primitive to present drama. A book that will interest the informed as well as the unintiated.

Pub Date: Nov. 18th, 1968
Publisher: Little, Brown