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Theatre is more beautiful than war : German stage directing in the late twentieth century

Author: Marvin Carlson
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2009.
Series: Studies in theatre history and culture.
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In almost every area of production, German theatre of the past forty years has achieved a level of distinction unique in the international community. This flourishing theatrical culture has encouraged a large number of outstanding actors, directors, and designers as well as video and film artists. The dominant figure throughout these years, however, has remained the director. In this stimulating and informative  Read more...
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Carlson, Marvin A., 1935-
Theatre is more beautiful than war.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009005340
(OCoLC)310171770
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marvin Carlson
ISBN: 9781587298929 1587298929
OCLC Number: 550656813
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 224 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Peter Stein --
Peter Zadek --
Claus Peymann --
Andrea Breth --
Frank Castorf and the Volksbühne --
Christoph Marthaler and Anna Viebrock --
Michael Thalheimer --
Thomas Ostermeier --
Stefan Pucher.
Series Title: Studies in theatre history and culture.
Responsibility: Marvin Carlson.

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Presents a study of artistic careers, working methods, and some of the most important productions of ten of the leading directors of German staging. This book is suitable for students of theater and  Read more...

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This is the most extensive and informative survey on contemporary German theatre available in English. It starts from the beginning of a new golden age of German theatre in the late 1960s and Read more...

 
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