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The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre
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The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre

By Brown, John Russell

Oxford University Press, USA. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1995. Hardcover. 019212997X . Protective mylar cover. Clean and unmarked. ; Oxford Illustrated Histories; Ex-Library; 1.67 x 10 x 7.76 Inches; 616 pages; Reaching back in time and across the world, The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre, an authoritative and lavishly illustrated new history, celebrates the stage's greatest achievements over 4,500 years, from festival performances in ancient Egypt to international, multicultural drama in the<br>late twentieth century, and from Sophocles and Aristophanes to George Gershwin and Harold Pinter. Here are the playwrights, plays, actors, directors, producers, songwriters, famous playhouses, dramatic movements, and more, accessibly and attractively arranged so that everyone with a passion for the<br>stage can follow the glorious procession of this triumphant art throughout history and across cultures.<br> Beginning with the origins of theatre in Greece and Rome and in the early civilizations of Africa and the Americas, The Oxford Illustrated History of the Theatre guides readers through the full spectrum of dramatic representation--from medieval mystery cycles and miracle plays to the Renaissance in<br>Italy, Spain, England, and France; from Calderon, Shakespeare, and Moliere to Tennessee Williams, Oscar Hammerstein, and Samuel Beckett; and from the Golden Age in Spain to the Dadaist movement and avant-garde. The distinguished contributors highlight what is most vital and defining about the<br>theatre in any given period and uncover the means by which these distinctive achievements were created. Throughout, the book illuminates the theatre's changing role within society, the reasons for the popularity or failure of a given production or trend, and the interplay between the theatre and<br>other forms of art and with contemporary thought. It also gives due weight to how the scene backstage evolved through the centuries--the role of musicians, light, sound, and equipment, and the art of set design--and to the crucial role of the audience and critics. Finally, there are stimulating<br>essays on the history of Asian theatre and a concluding account of theatre since 1970 by editor John Russell Brown that highlights the contributions of our best-loved contemporary playwrights, directors, and lyricists.<br> Spectacular color and black-and-white illustrations throughout bring the very visual nature of theatre to life, serving as dramatic accompaniment to the text. The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre is an essential source of reference for anyone interested in the stage, from students and teachers<br>to seasoned professionals and starry-eyed fans. .

$29.85

Andrew Wyeth Dry Brush and Pencil Drawings

By Wyeth, Andrew

New York Graphic Society 1963. Good in Fair dust jacket. 1963. Hardcover. Typical ex-library stamps and marks. Mylar over DJ. Unmarked pages. ; Ex-Library .

$8.75

Gospel Music Explosion the Big Book of Gospel Music 151 Songs

By Culross, David

Singspiration Music. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1982. Spiral-bound. Moderate shelf wear with minor soiling around spine. Completely unmarked with very clear and readable text. ; 389 pages .

$37.80

Sing Praises

By Edwards, Ernest E

Edwards Music Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1962. Paperback. Moderate cover wear. Pages yellowed. Card holder taped inside. Text unmarked. Call numbers on spine. ; Ex-Library .

$10.00

OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN'S MANHATTEN OPERA COMPANY

By Cone, John Frederick

University of Oklahoma. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. Ex-Library .

$26.71

Junior Hymnal SING UNTO THE LORD Hymns & Choruses for Young Worshipers

By Whitman, Don

Standard Publishing. Good with no dust jacket. 1950. Hardcover. Moderate cover wear. Call numbers on spine. ; Ex-Library .

$12.40

Songs of Old Time Faith

By Jr., John T. Benson

John T. Benson Publishing Co.. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1953. Paperback. Moderate cover wear. Paper clips on a few pages. Unmarked. .

$7.00

Christian Service Songs

By Rodeheaver, Homer; Sanville, George W; Rodeheaver, Y P; Rodeheaver, J N; Mack, Irvin H

The Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Co. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1946. Hardcover. Name inside. Minor cover wear. Unmarked. 1946 edition. .

$5.00

A Special Study Set of Fine Art Reproductions

By Stated, Not

The University Prints. Good with no dust jacket. 1964. Paperback. States that it is from "Berea College Humanities" (presumably of Kentucky). Spiral bound. Minor wear on cover and outer edges of paper. 1964. .

$5.00

THE NEW MAKE CHRIST KING A Collection of Choice Gospel Hymns for the Church, The Sunday School and Evangelistic Meetings

By Stated, No Author

Glad Tidings Publishing Company. Fair with no dust jacket. 1910. Hardcover. Heavy cover wear esp along the spine. Pencil marking inside front cover. Pages yellowed and softened. .

$5.00

Our Hymnody a Manual of the Methodist Hymnal

By Mccutchan, Robert Gu

ABINGDON PRESS. Very Good- in Fair dust jacket. 1937. Hardcover. Minor cover wear. DJ shows wear esp around edges. Pages unmarked, strong binding. .

$15.00

Vermeer

By Read, Herbert

Funk & Wagnalls. Fair with no dust jacket. 1978. Paperback. Light water staining around periphery of cover. Pages lightly bowed, but unmarked. ; The Great Artists: A Library of Their Lives, Times and Paintings, Book 19 .

$8.00

Each with His Own Brush Contemporary Christian Art in Asia and Africa

By Johnson, Fleming Daniel

Friendship Press. Good with no dust jacket. 1938. Hardcover. Heavy cover wear with some edges frayed. Some light pencil marking in text. .

$7.50

Standard Songs of Evangelism

By Unknown, Author

Hope Publishing. Poor with no dust jacket. 1934. Paperback. Very heavy cover wear. Writing on front cover. Pages yellowed. Has typical ex-library defects -- call numbers on spine, card holder glued inside, stamps and stickers inside cover. 1934 pb edition. ; Ex-Library .

$13.00

INSPIRATIONAL CHORUSES

By Ives, David L

David Livingstone Ives. Good with no dust jacket. 1943. Paperback. Moderate cover wear. Typical ex-library defects. Unmarked text. ; Ex-Library .

$14.00

Christian Service Songs

By Miles, Compiler-Homer Rodeheaver; Compiler-Y.P. Rodeheaver; Compiler-George W. Sanville; Compiler-J

Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Co.. Poor with no dust jacket. 1939. Paperback. Very heavy cover wear. Name inside. Text unmarked. Pages well used, soft, and yellowed. Front cover removed. .

$5.00

Rodeheaver Chorus Collection

The Rodeheaver Company. Poor with no dust jacket. 1920. Paperback. Very heavy cover wear with soiling. Pencil marking on cover and first page. Text unmarked. This is an ex-church library book with call numbers on spine, a card holder taped inside, and various stamps. ; Ex-Library; 111 pages .

$7.50

SONGS THAT TOUCH THE HEART VOLUME ONE

By Smith, B. Alfred

Singspiration, Inc.. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1948. Paperback. Moderate cover wear and fading. Owner's name written on front and back covers. Pages yellowed and unmarked. .

$5.00

Living Hymns ((The Small Hymnal) A Book of Worship and Praise for the Developing Life)

The Judson Press. Fair with no dust jacket. 1923. Paperback. Heavy cover wear. Pages yellowed, but unmarked. .

$5.00

Songs of the Christian Faith

By Halt, E.V., Rodeheaver, Y.P., & Wells, Kenneth

Rodeheaver Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1944. Hardcover. Minor cover wear. Name penciled inside. Binding loose. Pages unmarked. .

$6.25

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