Friday, November 18, 2005

Printing & Theatre

" account of the relationship between the rise of printed drama and theatrical practice. It's absorbing reading, richly detailed and illustrated..."

- from a review of Theatre of the Book 1480-1880: Print, Text and Performance in Europe, by Julie Stone Peters

Printing first revolutionized the regular theatre before it begat the toy theatre. This book documents how that happened. Includes amazing illustrations and examples of theatre-related ephemera...

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