Item Details

Theatre of Fire: Special Effects in Early English and Scottish Theatre

Philip Butterworth ; foreword by Glynne Wickham
Format
Book
Published
London : Society for Theatre Research, 1998.
Language
English
ISBN
0854300627, 9780854300624
Contents
  • Principal effects and their providers
  • Fireworks, wildmen and flaming devils
  • Firewords as light, sound, smoke and heat
  • Flame as light
  • Hell mouth and the dragon
  • Royal Firework Theatre: a postlude
  • Appendices: Eye-witness accounts ; Firework accounts ; Providers of firework materials ; Firework recipes
  • Glossary.
Description
xxv, 272 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 234-261) and index.
Other Forms
Also issued online.
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