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Adolphe Appia : artist and visionary of the modern theatre

Author: Richard C Beacham
Publisher: Chur, Switzerland ; Philadelphia, Pa. : Harwood Academic Publishers, ©1994.
Series: Contemporary theatre studies, v. 6.
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This account, analysis and critical evaluation of the work of Adolphe Appia (1862-1928) demonstrates how his far-sighted imagination embraced the fundamental reform of scenic design, the use of  Read more...

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Beacham, Richard C.
Adolphe Appia.
Chur, Switzerland ; Philadelphia, Pa. : Harwood Academic Publishers, c1994
(OCoLC)646939542
Named Person: Adolphe Appia; Adolphe Appia
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Beacham
ISBN: 3718655071 9783718655076 371865508X 9783718655083
OCLC Number: 29702554
Notes: Rev. ed. of: Adolphe Appia, theatre artist. 1987.
Theatrical chronology: p. 299-301.
Description: xv, 307 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Prologue: challenge and stalemate in symbolism --
Early theatrical investigations and the confrontation with Wagner --
First writings, scenarios and designs --
Texts on the reform of theatrical production --
First practical experiments and the collaboration with Jacques-Dalcroze --
Triumph at Hellerau --
Texts on theatre and eurhythmics 1902-1912 --
Tristan und Isolde at La Scala and the designs for Hamlet --
Appia and others --
Productions of the Ring and Prometheus --
Texts on the aesthetics of theatre --
After Appia --
Epilogue: 'bearers of the flame' --
Visionary and prophetic texts.
Series Title: Contemporary theatre studies, v. 6.
Responsibility: Richard C. Beacham.
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..."the first major study of Appia in twenty years...it is a clear-eyed examination of Appia's many innovations."-Theatre Journal "Excellent and well written, this study is well focused, and will Read more...

 
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