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Theatre in the twentieth century

Author: Robert W Corrigan; Grove Press,
Publisher: New York, Grove Press, Inc., ©1963.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This superb anthology offers a guide to the complexities of the modern theatre. Represented in its pages are the major figures of the drama in the twentieth century, either in their own words or in enlightening discussions by the best critics of 20th century.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Corrigan; Grove Press,
ISBN: 083691631X 9780836916317
OCLC Number: 4790852
Notes: "The material ... appeared in the Tulane drama review during the years 1956-1961"--Title page verso.
Description: 320 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: The theatre in search of a fix / Robert W. Corrigan --
1. The playwright: vision and method: The playwright and the atomic world / Arthur Miller --
Problems of the theatre / Friedrich Duerrenmatt --
Discovering the theatre / Eugène Ionesco --
On the experimental theatre / Bertolt Brecht --
Comedy / Christopher Fry --
Religion and the theatre / Ugo Betti --
Eugene O'Neill / Hugo von Hofmannsthal --
Beyond bourgeois theatre / Jean-Paul Sartre --
2. The artist: acting and directing: Murder of the director / Jean Vilar --
Design for acting: the quest of technique / Morris Carnovsky --
An audience of critics and the lost art of seeing plays / Theodore Hoffman --
Stanislavski and the playwright / Robert W. Corrigan --
Farce / Vsevolod Meyerhold --
Psychopathic characters on the stage / Sigmund Freud --
3. The critic: analysis and appraisal: The possibilities and perils of modern tragedy / John Gassner --
The theatre of the absurd / Martin Esslin --
To hell with society / Henry Adler --
Lorca and the poetry of death / Pedro Salinas --
The making of a dramatist (Shaw: 1892-1903) / Eric Bentley --
Public and private problems in modern drama / Ronald Peacock.
Other Titles: Tulane drama review.
Responsibility: edited by Robert W. Corrigan.

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This superb anthology offers a guide to the complexities of the modern theatre. Represented in its pages are the major figures of the drama in the twentieth century, either in their own words or in enlightening discussions by the best critics of 20th century.

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