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date: 24 September 2021

Realism, 

Source:
The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre
Author(s):
Phyllis HartnollPhyllis Hartnoll, Peter FoundPeter Found

movement in the theatre at the end of the 19th century which replaced the well-made play and the declamatory acting of the period by dramas which approximated in speech and situation to the social and domestic problems of everyday life, played by actors who spoke and moved naturally against scenery which reproduced with fidelity the usual surroundings of the people they represented. The movement began with ... ...

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