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The Soviet TheaterA Documentary History$
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Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300194760

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300194760.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
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The Soviet Theater
Author(s):

Laurence Senelick

Sergei Ostrovsky

Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300194760.003.0001

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the history of Soviet theater. It describes the importance of the theater as a profession in the Russian Empire; the founding of the Moscow Art Theater in 1898; theater in the decade leading up to the outbreak of the Great War; theater under the Soviet regime; Stalin's influence in the arts; and theater following the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Keywords:   Soviet theater, Russian Empire, Moscow Art Theater, history, Great War, Stalin

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