Ur-Drama: The Origins of the Theatre, 1975 Ernest Theodore Kirby
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How did theatre begin? Fertility worship? Shamanism? Ritual? Dionysianism? Find the answers in China, India, Japan and Greece! Explore in Ur-Drama: The Origins of the Theatre by Ernest T. Kirby!
With 18 full page black and white photographs Kirby illustrates his argument and also provides eleven pages of works cited in this impressive study in the history of theater.
This book proper is in firm condition with a clean exterior protected by a dust jacket that shows shelf wear and handling over the years. The text has no tears but a number of small check marks and perhaps three or four words lightly underlined.
The book measures 7 1/4 inches by 10 1/4 inches by 1 inch and has 164 pages.