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More than just tricks : the implications for stage design of Tennessee Williams' notion of 'plastic theatre'

Clelland, Cathie Margaret


This thesis is an exploration of Tennessee Williams' idea of 'plastic theatre,' locating its origins within the theatrical context of the period, with the object of identifying its chief principles and seeking something approaching a definition 'of plastic theatre,' as a starting point from which to demonstrate its application to theatre production and especially to set design. In 1945, with the published version of The Glass Menagerie, Williams launched his theory of 'plastic theatre,' a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d514c5843d41
Access Rights: Open Access


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