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Reflections : essays on modern theatre

Author: Martin Esslin
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Esslin
OCLC Number: 13325
Description: x, 229 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Pt. 1 --
The making of the contemporary theatre --
New form in the theatre --
Naturalism in perspective --
Ibsen: An enemy of the people; Hedda Gabler; The master builder --
Pirandello: master of the naked masks --
Pt. 2 --
Some contemporary dramatists --
Brecht in 1969 --
Brecht and the English theatre --
"The Neurosis of the Neutrals": Max Frisch, Friedrich Dürrenmatt --
Ionesco and the creative dilemma --
"Truth" and documentation: a conversation with Rolf Hochhuth --
A Czech absurdist: Vaclav Havel --
Günter Grass the dramatist --
Peter Weiss: dramatist beyond Brecht and Beckett --
Pt. 3 --
The future of the theatre --
Violence in modern drama --
Nudity: barely the beginning? --
The theatre of the absurd reconsidered --
Epic theatre, the absurd, and the future --
The happening --
The role of the theatre.
Responsibility: by Martin Esslin.

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