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Theatre and evolution from Ibsen to Beckett / Kirsten E. Shepherd-Barr.

By: Shepherd-Barr, Kirsten, 1966-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c2015Description: xiii, 380 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780231164702 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 -- Influence | Science and the arts -- History | Theater and society -- History | Evolution (Biology) -- History | Science -- Social aspects -- HistoryDDC classification:
Contents:
"I'm evolving!" birds, beasts and parodies -- Confronting the serious side -- "On the contrary!" Ibsen's evolutionary vision -- "Ugly but irresistible": maternal instinct on stage -- Edwardians and Eugenicists -- Reproductive issues -- mid-century American engagements with evolution -- Beckett's "old muckball" -- Epilogue: Staging the anthropocene.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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