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Theatre Under the Nazis by John London


Theatre Under the Nazis by John London

This is the first book to appear in English about theatre from the entire Nazi period (1933-45). It is based on detailed statistical analysis, contemporary press reports, research in German archives and interviews with surviving playwrights, actors and musicians. The volume has an extensive bibliography and is fully illustrated. It forms a much needed guide to this neglected area of European culture and will be of interest to historians, Germanists and theatre specialists. The international contributors are William J. Niven, Glen Gadberry, Erik Levi, Rebecca Rovit, William Abbey and Katharina Havekamp. -- .


Offering insights into the cultural policy of a totalitarian state and governmental temptation to try to control what goes on in the arts... Choice

About the Author

John London is a translator and the author of several books, including Reception and Renewal in Modern Spanish Theatre -- .

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Publication date

28th December 2000


John London

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Manchester University Press


368 pages


Theatre studies
Fascism & Nazism



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