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Theory of the Modern Stage

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Penguin Books Ltd,
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Kurzbeschreibung

In The Theory of the Modern Stage, leading drama critic, Eric Bentley, brings together landmark writings by dramatists, directors and thinkers who have had a profound effect on the theatre since the mid nineteenth century, from Adolphe Appia to mile Zola. Here, Antonin Artaud sets out a manifesto for a Theatre of Cruelty, Bertolt Brecht discusses the tension between entertainment and instruction in experimental drama and Bernard Shaw defends himself as a realist, while W. B. Yeats describes the creation of a People s Theatre. The ideas of theatre s great makers are revealed by their best expositors, as Eric Bentley writes about Stanislavsky belief in the importance of emotional memory when creating a dramatic role and Arthur Symons considers Richard Wagner and the relationship between genius, art and nature.

Details

Titel: Theory of the Modern Stage
Aus der Reihe: Penguin Modern Classics

ISBN/EAN: 9780141917849

Seitenzahl: 512
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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