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Up against the fourth wall, essays on modern theater.

Author: John Lahr
Publisher: New York, Grove Press [1970]
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Lahr, John, 1941-
Up against the fourth wall.
New York, Grove Press [1970]
(OCoLC)647543232
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lahr
ISBN: 0394172841 9780394172842
OCLC Number: 135941
Description: 305 pages 21 cm
Contents: The theater's voluptuary itch --
The adaptable Mr. Albee --
The street scene: playing for keeps --
The language of silence --
Jules Feiffer: satire as subversion --
The end of the underground --
The American musical: the slavery of escape --
Arthur Kopit's Indians: dramatizing national amnesia --
The open theater's serpent --
Pinter the spaceman --
The language of laughter --
The new theater: a retreat from realism --
John Osborne: Poor Johnny one-note --
Theater and propaganda --
In search of a new mythology.

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