Ruskin, The Theatre And Victorian Visual Culture

Hardcover | May 15, 2009

EditorAnselm Heinrich, Katherine Newey, Jeffrey Richards

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This collection of essays sets out to challenge the dominant narrative about Victorian theatre by placing the practices and products of the Victorian theatre in relation to Victorian visual culture, through the lens of the concept of 'Ruskinian theatre,' an approach to theatre which values its educative purpose as well as its aesthetic expression.

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This collection of essays sets out to challenge the dominant narrative about Victorian theatre by placing the practices and products of the Victorian theatre in relation to Victorian visual culture, through the lens of the concept of 'Ruskinian theatre,' an approach to theatre which values its educative purpose as well as its aesthetic...

ANSELM HEINRICH is a Lecturer in Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow, UK. Prior to this appointment, he had been the AHRC Research Associate on the 'Ruskinian Theatre' project based at Lancaster University. He is the author of Entertainment, Education, Propaganda: Regional Theatres in Germany and London between 1918 and 1945....

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.62 inPublished:May 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230200591

ISBN - 13:9780230200593

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"Beyond its obvious significance to Ruskin scholars, Ruskin, the Theatre and Victorian Visual Culture is an important contribution to Victorian studies and a vital intervention in our understanding of the connections between theater and visual culture." —Sharon Aronofsky Weltman, Louisiana State University