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Neoclassic Theater and Why There is Such a Thing David Kaplan

Neoclassic Theater and Why There is Such a Thing

David Kaplan

Published October 24th 2012
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25 pages
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Chapter 11 of Shakespeare, Shamans, and Show Biz: An Impolite Guide to Theater History: Neoclassic Theater and Why There is Such a Thing. This chapter looks at Neoclassic Theater from 1650-1850 with focus on French, Russian, English and GermanMoreChapter 11 of Shakespeare, Shamans, and Show Biz: An Impolite Guide to Theater History: Neoclassic Theater and Why There is Such a Thing. This chapter looks at Neoclassic Theater from 1650-1850 with focus on French, Russian, English and German theater. Kaplan examines the neoclassic ideals of harmony, balance and restraint based on Greek and Roman cultures, and how these ideals influenced Neoclassic “good taste,” and how Neoclassic forms were used as cultural signs of power and prestige.