Victor Emeljanow is Emeritus Professor of Drama at the University of Newcastle.
His interests lie in the rise and development of the director from the 19th century onward, Chekhov on the English stage, the emergence of melodrama as a popular form from the 19th century and its persistence in today's media, modernist developments in dramatic forms and theatrical technology especially in the Victorian and Edwardian periods and finally, the role of the live theatre audience especially its responses to the creation of dramatic meaning.
Other titles by this author
Arrighi G, Emeljanow VE, Entertaining Children: the participation of youth in the entertainment industry, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, (2014)
Arrighi G, Emeljanow VE, A World of Popular Entertainments: An Edited Volume of Critical Essays, Cambridge Scholars, Newcastle upon Tyne, (2012)
Emeljanow VE, Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Pickering & Chatto, London, (2012)