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5%OFFHand, Richard J., Wilson, Michael W. - London's Grand Guignol and the Theatre of Horror (University of Exeter Press - Exeter Performance Studies) - 9780859897921 - V9780859897921
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London's Grand Guignol and the Theatre of Horror (University of Exeter Press - Exeter Performance Studies)

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Description for London's Grand Guignol and the Theatre of Horror (University of Exeter Press - Exeter Performance Studies) Paperback. A companion to UEP's Grand-Guignol: The French Theatre of Horror (now in its third reprint). London's Grand Guignol was established in the early 1920s at the Little Theatre in the West End. It was a high-profile venture that enjoyed popular success as much as critical controversy. Series: Exeter Performance Studies. Num Pages: 304 pages, illustrated. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JJG; AN; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 127 x 4. Weight in Grams: 512.
A companion to UEP's Grand-Guignol: The French Theatre of Horror (now in its third reprint). A genre that has left more of a mark on British and American culture than we may imagine (Gothic Studies). London's Grand Guignol was established in the early 1920s at the Little Theatre in the West End. It was a high-profile venture that enjoyed popular success as much as critical controversy. On its side were some of the finest actors on the English stage, in the shape of Sybil Thorndike and Lewis Casson, and a team of extremely able ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
University of Exeter Press
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Series
Exeter Performance Studies
Condition
New
Weight
498g
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
Exeter, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780859897921
SKU
V9780859897921
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About Hand, Richard J., Wilson, Michael W.
Richard J. Hand is Professor of Media Practice and Head of Media, Film and TV Studies at University of East Anglia. Michael Wilson is Professor of Drama at Loughborough University. Together they have delivered workshops on Grand Guignol, and presented Grand ... Read more

Reviews for London's Grand Guignol and the Theatre of Horror (University of Exeter Press - Exeter Performance Studies)
'...Richard J. Hand and Micheal Wilson, who have previously written on the French Grand Guignol for this excellent series from the University of Exeter Press, now turn to the English variant...' `...London's Grand Guignol is a fine introduction to a neglected corner of the twentieth-century arts world.' (TLS, 18. 04. 08) Altogether this is a ... Read more

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