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Innes, Christopher 1941-

Works: 36 works in 359 publications in 5 languages and 16,032 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Reference works  Sources  Interviews  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Publishing director, Compiler, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1861, 792.02330924
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Most widely held works by Christopher Innes
The Cambridge companion to George Bernard Shaw by Christopher Innes( Book )

43 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume covers all aspects of Shaw's drama, focusing both on the political and theatrical context, while the illustrations showcase productions from the Shaw Festival in Canada
Modern British drama, 1890-1990 by Christopher Innes( Book )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Gordon Craig by Christopher Innes( Book )

39 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this new and updated edition of his well-known study of Edward Gordon Craig, Professor Christopher Innes shows how Craig's stage work and theoretical writings were crucial to the development of modern theatre. This book contains extensive documentation and re-evaluates his significance as an artist, actor, director and writer. Craig is placed in historical context and his productions are reconstituted from unpublished prompt-books, sketches, journals and correspondence. Most of the designs and photographs, and many of Craig's writings cited, are not available elsewhere in print. Readers will gain insight into a key period of theatrical history, the life of one of its most fascinating individuals, the nature of stage performance, and into revolutionary ideas that are still challenging today."--BOOK JACKET
Holy theatre : ritual and the avant garde by Christopher Innes( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erwin Piscator's political theatre; the development of modern German drama by Christopher Innes( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1977 text was the first full study of Erwin Piscator, the German theatrical producer who was prominent in the 1920s and worked after 1945 with the writers Hochhuth, Kipphardt and Weiss. Professor Innes sketches the background of Dadaism and Expressionism from which Piscator came, and points out the differences between Piscator and the other experimenters of his time. He also gives a vivid description of Piscator's technical innovations, the modern means of communication such as film, the illumination of the stage from below and 'the treadmill', a flat moving band along which the characters walked. These turned drama into a multi-media event. Professor Innes uses Piscator's career as a focus to describe theatrical developments in the twentieth century and to discuss the role of the author, the director, and the actor in drama, the purpose of the theatre, and the involvement of the audience
Modern German drama : a study in form by Christopher Innes( Book )

13 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avant garde theatre, 1892-1992 by Christopher Innes( Book )

51 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sourcebook on naturalist theatre by Christopher Innes( Book )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work aims to provide primary sources which document one of the key movements in modern theatre. It uses three writers to exemplify the movement, and six plays in particular, from Henrik Ibsen, Anton Chekhov, and George Bernard Shaw
Modern British drama : the twentieth century by Christopher Innes( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revised and updated version of Modern British Drama, 1890-1990, is the first one-volume analysis of English playwriting over the twentieth century. Through detailed discussions of major dramatists and plays, Christopher Innes traces the evolution of modernism from Bernard Shaw to the present as well as theatrical developments over the period. The text includes information on the social and political environment surrounding the plays, first productions and critical reception, and chronology and illustrations from key performances, lists of playwrights and works, and selective bibliographies. It is an invaluable guide for students, theater-goers and theater historians
The Cambridge introduction to Theatre directing by Christopher Innes( Book )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This Introduction is an exciting journey through the different styles of theatre that twentieth-century and contemporary directors have created. It discusses artistic and political values, rehearsal methods and the diverging relationships with actors and designers, treatment of dramatic material and approaches to audiences. Offering a compelling analysis of theatrical practice, Christopher Innes and Maria Shevtsova explore the different rehearsal and staging principles and methods of such earlier groundbreaking figures as Stanislavsky, Meyerhold and Brecht, revising standard perspectives on their work, as well as analysing a diverse range of innovative contemporary directors, including Ariane Mnouchkine, Lev Dodin, Peter Brook, and Peter Sellars. While tracing the different roots of directorial practices across time, and discussing their artistic, cultural and political significance, the authors provide significant examples of the major directorial approaches and reveal comprehensive patterns in the craft of directing and the influence and collaborative relationships of directors"--
Designing modern America : Broadway to main street by Christopher Innes( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Illustrated with more than 130 photographs of their influential designs, this book tells the story of Joseph Urban and Norman Bel Geddes. Christopher Innes shows how these two men with a background in theater lent dramatic flair to everything they designed and how this theatricality gave the distinctive modernity they created such wide appeal. If the American lifestyle has been much imitated around the globe over the past fifty years, says Innes, it is due in large measure to the designs of Urban and Bel Geddes, Together they were responsible for creating what has been called the "Golden Age" of American culture."--Jacket
Directors/directing : conversations on theatre by Maria Shevtsova( Book )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine leading international theatre directors discuss their work and careers, providing insight into their approaches and creative relationships with actors
Modernism in European drama : Ibsen, Strindberg, Pirandello, Beckett : essays from Modern drama by Christopher Innes( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of essays, drawn from scholarship over the last forty years, explores the drama of four of the most influential proponents of modernism in European drama: Ibsen, Strindberg, Pirandello, and Beckett. Although there are other dramatists who also contributed to Modernism, these four illustrate widely different and contrasting aspects of the movement. Since discussions of Modernism are generally restricted to poetry, novels, or the fine arts (painting, sculpture), examining theatre from this perspective covers new ground."--Jacket
Twentieth-century British and American theatre : a critical guide to archives by Christopher Innes( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Methuen drama guide to contemporary American playwrights by Tom Adler( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary American Playwrights is an authoritative single-volume guide to the work of twenty-five American playwrights from the second half of the twentieth century, written by a team of twenty-five eminent scholars from the United States, Canada, Britain, Germany and Ireland contributing individual studies to the work of each playwright. Each of the twenty-five chapters provides: a biographical introduction to the playwright and their work; a survey and concise analysis of each of the writer's published plays; a discussion of their style, dramaturgical concerns a
Politics and the playwright : George Ryga by Christopher Innes( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler : a sourcebook( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carnival : theory and practice( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Routledge literary sourcebook on Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since 'Hedda Gabler' first appeared, the play and its title character have troubled audiences and performers the world over. This sourcebook balances reprinted texts with commentary to set the play within the contexts of Norwegian nationalism, the women's movement and the Naturalism movement
Avante Garde Theatre by Christopher Innes( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Cambridge companion to George Bernard Shaw
Alternative Names
Innes, C.D.

Innes, C.D. 1941-

Innes, C. D. (Christopher D.), 1941-

Innes, C. D. (Christopher David)

Innes, C. D. (Christopher David), 1941-

Innes, Christopher.

Innes, Christopher 1941-

Innes, Christopher D.

Innes, Christopher D. 1941-

Innes Christopher David

Innes, Christopher David 1941-

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Modern British drama, 1890-1990Edward Gordon CraigHoly theatre : ritual and the avant gardeErwin Piscator's political theatre; the development of modern German dramaModern German drama : a study in formAvant garde theatre, 1892-1992A sourcebook on naturalist theatreModern British drama : the twentieth century