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Popular theater and society in Tsarist Russia [electronic resource] / E. Anthony Swift.

By: Swift, Eugene Anthony.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies on the history of society and culture: 44.Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xv, 346 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780520925878 (electronic bk.); 0520925874 (electronic bk.); 0585466505 (electronic bk.); 9780585466507 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Theater -- Russia -- History | Popular culture -- Russia | Electronic books | PERFORMING ARTS -- Theater -- History & Criticism | Volkstheater | Massenkultur | Russland | Electronic books | Geschichte 1861-1917 | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Online-Publikation.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Popular theater and society in Tsarist Russia.DDC classification: 792/.0947 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Note on Transliteration and Dates -- INTRODUCTION -- 1 THE URBAN THEATRICAL LANDSCAPE -- 2 PEOPLES THEATER AND CULTURAL POLITICS -- 3 CENSORSHIP AND REPERTOIRE -- 4 THEATER, TEMPERANCE, AND POPULAR CULTURE -- 5 WORKERS THEATER, PROLETARIAN CULTURE, AND RESPECTABILITY -- 6 THE PEOPLE AT THE THEATER: AUDIENCE RECEPTION -- CONCLUSION -- EPILOGUE -- Appendix of Titles -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z.
Summary: This is the most comprehensive study available of the popular theater that developed during the last decades of tsarist Russia. Swift examines the origins and significance of the new "people's theaters" that were created for the lower classes in St. Peter.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-326) and index.

Cover -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Note on Transliteration and Dates -- INTRODUCTION -- 1 THE URBAN THEATRICAL LANDSCAPE -- 2 PEOPLES THEATER AND CULTURAL POLITICS -- 3 CENSORSHIP AND REPERTOIRE -- 4 THEATER, TEMPERANCE, AND POPULAR CULTURE -- 5 WORKERS THEATER, PROLETARIAN CULTURE, AND RESPECTABILITY -- 6 THE PEOPLE AT THE THEATER: AUDIENCE RECEPTION -- CONCLUSION -- EPILOGUE -- Appendix of Titles -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z.

This is the most comprehensive study available of the popular theater that developed during the last decades of tsarist Russia. Swift examines the origins and significance of the new "people's theaters" that were created for the lower classes in St. Peter.

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