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John Piper's Modernist Scenography
(Edinburgh University Press, 2016-06)
As one of the pre-eminent British painters of the twentieth century, John Piper secured his legacy with his depictions of swirling seas, grand country houses, and secluded churches. However his contribution to the theatre ...
We are here to Salute the Red Army: Basil Dean and his Russian adventures
In 1943, Britain had been at war with Nazi Germany for over three years. The USSR had become a rather unlikely British ally in 1941, and after two years of brutal conflict had begun to gain an advantage against German ...
Modernism and European drama/theatre
This chapter explores the rich history of early twentieth-century performance in Europe, situating it within global re-conceptions of modernism.
Modernist and Avant-Garde Performance: an introduction
(Edinburgh University Press, 2015)
This textbook introduces the reader to modernist avant-garde theatre. It clearly explains the key terms as well as the major movements, including Expressionism, Dadaism, Futurism, Workers’ theatres, Constructivism and the ...
British Avant-Garde Theatre
(Palgrave MacMillan, 2012)
This book explores an under-researched body of work from the early decades of the twentieth century, connecting plays, performances and practitioners together in dynamic dialogues. Moving across national, generational and ...