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Author Solterer, Helen

Title Medieval roles for modern times : theater and the battle for the French Republic / Helen Solterer

Publ Info University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PN2635 .S65 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 287 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents French mysteries and Russian miracles: role-playing, the Great War, and Bolshevik Revolution, 1905-1925 -- Gustave Cohen and the theater of belonging to France: Paris, 1933-1935 -- The Théophilien troupe's coming of age: Paris, 1935-1939 -- Theatrical double jeopardy: Paris, 1939-1944 -- La France âEternelle in American exile: New York, 1941-1944 -- Moussa Abadi and playing for life: Nice, 1943-1944 -- Epilogue -- Postwar dramas: Paris, Berlin, Rio de Janeiro, 1944-1952
Note "Examines the performances of a Parisian youth group, Gustave Cohen's Théophiliens, and the process of making medieval culture a part of the modern world. Explores the work of actor Moussa Abadi, and his clandestine resistance under the Vichy regime in France during World War II"--Provided by publisher
LC subject Theater -- France -- History -- 20th century
Theater and society -- France -- History -- 20th century
Theater -- Political aspects -- France -- History -- 20th century
France -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Arts and society
Add Author Cohen, Gustave, 1879-1958
ISBN 9780271036137 (pbk.)
9780271036144 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271036141 (cloth : alk. paper)