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Jews and the making of modern German theatre

Author: Jeanette R Malkin; Freddie Rokem
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2010.
Series: Studies in theatre history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction: break a leg! / Jeanette R. Malkin -- Reflections on theatricality, identity and the modern Jewish experience / Steven E. Aschheim -- How "Jewish" was theatre in imperial Berlin? / Peter Jelavich -- Stagestruck: Jewish attitudes to the theatre in Wilhelmine Germany / Anat Feinberg -- Yiddish theatre and its impact on the German and Austrian stage / Delphine Bechtel -- German and Jewish "theatromania":  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanette R Malkin; Freddie Rokem
ISBN: 9781587298684 1587298686
OCLC Number: 432653963
Description: x, 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: break a leg! / Jeanette R. Malkin --
Reflections on theatricality, identity and the modern Jewish experience / Steven E. Aschheim --
How "Jewish" was theatre in imperial Berlin? / Peter Jelavich --
Stagestruck: Jewish attitudes to the theatre in Wilhelmine Germany / Anat Feinberg --
Yiddish theatre and its impact on the German and Austrian stage / Delphine Bechtel --
German and Jewish "theatromania": Theodor Lessing's Theatre-Seele between Goethe and Kafka / Bernhard Greiner --
Arnold Zweig and the critics: reconsidering the Jewish "contribution" to German theatre / Peter W. Marx --
Jewish cabaret artists before 1933 / Hans-Peter Bayerdörfer --
Transforming in public: Jewish actors on the German expressionist stage / Jeanette R. Malkin --
The shaping of the Ostjude: Alexander Granach and Shimon Finkel in Berlin / Shelly Zer-Zion --
Max Reinhardt between Yiddish theatre and the Salzburg Festival / Lisa Silverman --
Theatre as festive play: Max Reinhardt's productions of The merchant of Venice / Erika Fischer-Lichte --
The unknown Leopold Jessner: German theatre and Jewish identity / Anat Feinberg --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Studies in theatre history and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Jeanette R. Malkin and Freddie Rokem.
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Tells the story of Jewish co-creation of modern German theatre. This title features historical overviews of the role of theatre in the constitution of Jewish identity in Germany, the position of  Read more...

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