Theatre at War, 1914-18Book - 1998
This book is a study of the function of theatre entertainment during the First Word War, 1914-18. Theatre's role as unofficial government aide in the form of recruiter, propagandist and fund raiser is mined; so to its use as morale booster and provider of a war-related role for the aristocracy, female and military over-aged male artists. The organization of theatre for and by the military and civilian concert parties troops in training and at the Front is analyzed.
Publisher: New York, NY : St. Martins Press, c1998
Branch Call Number: REF 940.48 Col 3558
Characteristics: x, 253 p. :,ill