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Studies in the history and function of the British theatre playbill and programme 1564-1914

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This thesis offers a comprehensive account of the history, forms and content of playbills and theatre programmes; of the different contexts of their physical production, dispersal and varied uses; and, beyond their immediate utility as a record of author, work, cast, place and time of performance, considers the evidence they yield of the social contexts of theatregoing. Chapter one demonstrates the ways in which diverse approaches to the classification of playbills and programmes facilitate a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
St Catherine's College
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HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
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Name:
Society for Theatre Research
Funding agency for:
Gowen, D
Publication date:
1998
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2011-11-08

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