The Resource 1956 and All That : The Making of Modern British Drama

1956 and All That : The Making of Modern British Drama

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1956 and All That : The Making of Modern British Drama
Title
1956 and All That
Title remainder
The Making of Modern British Drama
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eng
Summary
It is said that British Drama was shockingly lifted out of the doldrums by the 'revolutionary' appearance of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger at the Royal Court in May 1956. But had the theatre been as ephemeral and effeminate as the Angry Young Men claimed? Was the era of Terence Rattigan and 'Binkie' Beaumont as repressed and closeted as it seems? In this bold and fascinating challenge to the received wisdom of the last forty years of theatrical history, Dan Rebellato uncovers a different story altogether. It is one where Britain's declining Empire and increasing panic over the 'problem' of homosexuality played a crucial role in the construction of an enduring myth of the theatre. By going back to primary sources and rigorously questioning all assumptions, Rebellato has rewritten the history of the Making of Modern British Drama
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Rebellato, Dan
LC call number
PR736 -- .R35 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism
  • Homosexuality and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
  • Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
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1956 and All That : The Making of Modern British Drama
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http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=169686
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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Contents
Book Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- CONTENTS
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EBC169686
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unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (276 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780203009994
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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remote
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC169686
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL169686
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10054889
  • (CaONFJC)MIL19379
  • (OCoLC)123470033
Label
1956 and All That : The Making of Modern British Drama
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=169686
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- CONTENTS
Control code
EBC169686
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (276 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203009994
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC169686
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL169686
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10054889
  • (CaONFJC)MIL19379
  • (OCoLC)123470033

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