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Moscow Theatres for Young People: A Cultural History of Ideological Coercion and Artistic Innovation, 1917–2000

  • Authors
  • Manon van de Water

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History book series (PSTPH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction

    1. Manon van de Water
      Pages 1-13
  3. The Soviet Period

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Manon van de Water
      Pages 17-40
    3. Manon van de Water
      Pages 63-84
  4. Perestroika and Glasnost

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Manon van de Water
      Pages 113-136
    3. Manon van de Water
      Pages 137-163
  5. A New Millenium

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Manon van de Water
      Pages 167-185
    3. Manon van de Water
      Pages 187-206
    4. Manon van de Water
      Pages 207-233
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 235-302

About this book

Introduction

This book shows how the totalitarian ideology of the Soviet period shaped the practices of Soviet theatre for youth. It weaves together politics, pedagogy and aesthetics to reveal the complex intersections between theatre and its socio-historical conditions. It paints a picture of the theatrical developments from 1917 through to the new millennium.

Keywords

cultural history history ideology marxism Russia theatre Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

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