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z z z Chapter 15: Modern Theatre Emerges
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z Modern Day Theatre The modern era, defined as 1875 to the present have all improved to a entire level. Five major strands standout in modern day theatre. The five strands are realism, departures, eclecticism, continuation of traditional and lastly globalization.
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z Realism and the Modern Era Modern theatre in the west began with plays of three dramatists. The works that reflected to this period were Henrik Ibsen, August Strindberg and Anton Chekhov. Realism conveys everything onstage to resemble observable everyday life to promote a strong audience.
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z Departures From Realism Departure of realism is overcome perceived limitations of realistic theatre. The leading antirealistic movement between 1880- 1910 was symbolism. Expression which flourished in Germany at the time of World War 1was a big movement in literature.
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z Futurism and Surrealism Futurism originated in Italy around 1909 and idealized mechanization and machinery. Surrealism began in 1924, one
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