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[Interview with Martin Esslin]

Author: Martin Esslin; Israel Horovitz; Betty L Corwin; New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Collection. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
Publisher: New York, ©1974.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : U-matic   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Martin Esslin discusses the theater of the absurd, an American outlook in comedy, Mr. Horovitz's plays Spared and the Wakefield trilogy, and avant-garde drama in Europe.

Includes a short biographical sketch of Stanley Prager, spoken by Israel Horovitz.

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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Stanley Prager; Martin Esslin; Martin Esslin; Stanley Prager
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Esslin; Israel Horovitz; Betty L Corwin; New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Collection. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
OCLC Number: 52552965
Notes: Transcript available.
Performer(s): Interviewed by Israel Horovitz.
Event notes: Videotaped by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y., Nov. 2, 1974.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., b&w ; 3/4 in. (U-matic)
Responsibility: [Video producer, Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director].

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Martin Esslin discusses the theater of the absurd, an American outlook in comedy, Mr. Horovitz's plays Spared and the Wakefield trilogy, and avant-garde drama in Europe.

Includes a short biographical sketch of Stanley Prager, spoken by Israel Horovitz.

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