Table of contents for Romantic and revolutionary theatre, 1789-1860 / compiled and introduced by Victor Emeljanow ... [et al.] ; edited by Donald Roy.

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List of documents
General editor's preface, Editor's preface, Acknowledgements
Britain Edited by Victor Emeljanow: Introduction
Part I. Theatre, the Law and Management Practices: A. Theatres and the law
B. Management and company practices
Part II. Playhouses
Part III. Repertoire, Taste and Audiences: A. Repertoire
B. Plays and playwriting
C. Audiences: conditions of viewing
D. Composition and behaviour
E. The attendance of royalty: its effect on audiences and repertoire
Part IV. Actors and Acting: A. Getting on stage
B. The theatre as industry
C. The art of the actor
D. 'Natural' acting
E. The actors
F. The advent of Edmund Kean and Romantic acting
G. Macready and the move towards realistic acting
H. Melodrama acting
I. The faces of comic acting
Part V. Stage Presentation: A. Stage machinery, lighting and effects
B. Stage settings
C. Stage business
D. Costuming
France Edited by Donald Roy: Introduction
Part I. Documents of Control: A. Licensing of theatres
B. Censorship and propaganda
Part II. Managerial and Contractual Documents
Part III. Actors and Acting: Part IV. Stage Presentation: A. Decors and machinery
B. Lighting
C. Costume
Part V. Audiences and Auditoria: Italy Edited by Kenneth Richards and Laura Richards: Introduction
Part I. After Goldoni: Part II. Carnival, feste and Street Theatre: Part III. Theatres, Scenic Design and Audiences: Part IV. Early Nineteenth-Century Acting Companies and Theatre Conditions: Part V. Players and Playing
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Theater Europe History 19th century Sources, Theater Europe History 18th century Sources