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Baltic Drama in the European Context: End of the 19th Century, Beginning of the 20th Century
Baltic Drama in the European Context: End of the 19th Century, Beginning of the 20th Century

Author(s): Benedikts Kalnačs
Subject(s): Literary Texts
Published by: TARTU ÜLIKOOLI KIRJASTUS

Summary/Abstract: At the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, processes in the development of the drama genre were taking place in the Baltic area; they reflect events elsewhere in Europe. For the first time Latvian, Estonian, and Lithuanian literature was contemporary and comparable in a broader cultural space, while preserving significant differences. The aim of this article is to look at the causes of these differences and to note their manifestations by analysing several significant preconditions of the development of Baltic drama. One of the main characteristics of drama in the Baltic area at the turn of the century is its short […]

  • Issue Year: XI/2006
  • Issue No: 11
  • Page Range: 385-395
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: English