Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film

Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film is a magazine focusing on Arts

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 1, Summer

Constructing Russian Culture in the Age of Revolution, 1881-1940/entertaining Tsarist Russia: Tales, Songs, Plays, Movies, Jokes, Ads, and Images from Russian Urban Life, 1770-1917/A History of Russian Theatre/The Chekhov Theatre: A Century of the Plays in Performance
Catriona Kelly and David Shepherd, eds. Constructing Russian Culture in the Age of Revolution, 1881-1940. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. 357 pp. Index. Paperback.James von Gelden and Louise McReynolds, eds. Entertaining Tsarist Russia: Tales,...
Documents of Performance: George Cruikshank, 'The First Appearance of William Shakespeare on the Stage of the Globe with Part of His Dramatic Company in 1564'
Our document section will offer objects and texts which, individually, throw light on theatrical and/or filmic processes or the cultural circumstances in which performance events have taken place. As with any other document, this document and those which...
From Melbourne to Broadway: The Career of Eleanor Carey
Chilean-born Eleanor Carey enjoyed a distinguished career in the United States from 1876 to her death in 1915, working as a leading metropolitan stock-company actress and a visiting star in the provinces. Her years of apprenticeship, however, were spent...
Monday the Herald; Tuesday the Victoria: (Re)Packaging, and (Re)Presenting the Celebrated and the Notorious on the Popular Stage
Like its British counterpart, music hall, American vaudeville is generally regarded, not only as one of the most successful of our early'culture industries', and a wholly indigenous one as well, but unfortunately as little more than a 'timeout' from...
Outer Space, Inner Rhythms: The Concurrences of Jules Verne and Jacques Offenbach
Why are certain plays chosen for anthologies? Popularity in their own times is rarely the reason. John Fletcher, August von Kotzebue, Eugène Scribe, and Eduardo de Filippo are among the most performed playwrights in the history of European theatre. Try...
The Application of Staged Motion: A Historical Understanding of Cinema's Relation to Staged Pictures
Competing with a variety of entertainments of the end of the nineteenth century, it can be argued that cinema introduced a new definition in the performative arts. With cinema gaining much of its definition from recording purposely-staged livemotion...

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