Theatre and Scotland

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A concise overview of the shifting roles of theatre and theatricality in Scottish culture, asking important questions about the relationship between Scottish theatre, history and identity, and celebrating the recent emergence of a generation of internationally successful Scottish playwrights.

Artist / Author Dr Trish Reid
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN 978-0230292611
Reference P3007
Date 2013
Type Publication

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