John Ruskin and the Victorian Theatre by K. NeweyJohn Ruskin and the Victorian Theatre by K. Newey

John Ruskin and the Victorian Theatre

byK. Newey, J. Richards

Hardcover | April 21, 2010

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This is the first book to explore the involvement of John Ruskin with the popular theatre of his time. Based on original archival research, this book offers a fresh look at the aesthetic and social theories of Ruskin and his direct and indirect influence on the commercial theatre of the late nineteenth century.
KATHERINE NEWEY is Professor of Drama and Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham, UK. She has published widely on nineteenth-century theatre with a particular interest in women's writing, includingWomen's Theatre Writing in Victorian Britain. She is editor of the journalNineteenth Century Theatre and Film.JEFFREY RICHARDS is Prof...
Title:John Ruskin and the Victorian TheatreFormat:HardcoverDimensions:257 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.84 inPublished:April 21, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230524990

ISBN - 13:9780230524996


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Illustrations John Ruskin at the Theatre Ruskinian Influences E.W. Godwin and Ruskinian Aesthetics Toga Plays Melodrama Pantomime Ruskinian Shakespeare Stage Beauty Index

Editorial Reviews

"This is an exhaustive treatment of a subject most students of Victorian culture probably know little about...Recommended."--Choice