Contemporary European Theatre Directors

Notes

An overview of many of the key directors working in European theatre over the past fifty years, situated lucidly in its artistic, cultural and political context. The resulting study is a detailed guide to the generation of directors whose careers were forged and tempered in the changing Europe of the 1980s and 1990s.

Editor Maria M. Delgado and Dan Rebellato
Publisher Routledge
ISBN 978-0415462518
Reference P2908
Date 2010
Type Publication

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