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Author Gould, Marty, 1972-

Title Nineteenth-century theatre and the Imperial encounter [electronic resource] / Marty Gould.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 262 p. : ill.
Series Routledge advances in theatre and performance studies ; 18
Routledge advances in theatre and performance studies ; 18.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: around the world in eighty plays -- Imperial theatrics: spectacle and empire in the nineteenth century -- Pt. 1: Re-casting the castaway: the nineteenth-century theatrical robinsonade -- The novel is not enough: text and performance in the cataract of the ganges -- Adapting a nation to empire: the evolution of the Crusoe pantomime -- Crusoe's clothes: performing authority in the admirable Crichton -- Pt. 2: Theatrical nabobery: imperial wealth, masculinity, and metropolitan identities -- The stage nabob's eighteenth-century origins -- 'The yellow beams of his oriental countenance': the nabob as racial and cultural hybrid -- Australian gold rush plays and the Anglo-Indian nabob's antipodal antithesis -- Pt. 3: Staging the mutiny: ethnicity, masculinity, and imperial crisis -- India in the limelight: empire and the theatre of war -- The empire needs men: mutiny plays and the mobilization of masculinity -- Forging a greater Britain: the highland soldier and the renegotiation of ethnic alterities -- Conclusion: the Imperial encounter from stage to screen.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Theater -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
English drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Theater and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Imperialism -- Great Britain -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780415889841 (hardback : alk. paper)
0203819063 (master e-book)
9780203819067 (e-book)

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