In her Tennessee Williams on the Soviet Stage book, Irene Shaland explores the history and problems involved in staging Tennessee Williams’s works in the Soviet theater. This book has five chapters and discusses 1970s – early 1980s Russian productions of five plays, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Glass Menagerie, Orpheus Descending, Sweet Bird of Youth, and Kingdom of Earth, in several Moscow, St. Petersburg (Leningrad), and provincial theaters. This production-based study serves as a useful resource to theater historians interested in intercultural interpretations of the great American playwright.
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Irene Shaland is an internationally published art and travel writer, educator, and lecturer. "Tennessee Williams on the Soviet Stage" was her first publication in the United States. Her second book, "American Theater and Drama Research," was a monograph on the methodology of research in American Theater and Drama. Irene is a prolific journalist, and her numerous articles on theater, art, travel, and history are regularly published in U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, and Kenya. Her third book, "The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories: Seeking Jewish Narrative All Over the World" was released in January of 2016. Irene holds a B.A. in Theater Journalism and Art History from St. Petersburg University, Russia; a Master's Degree in English from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; and a Master's Degree in Information Science from Kent State University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Irene and her family reside in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Book Description University Press of America, 1987. Book Condition: Very Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP96585143
Book Description University Press of America, 1987. Book Condition: Fair. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Bookseller Inventory # 3782347