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Title Routledge drama anthology and sourcebook : from modernism to contemporary performance / edited by Maggie B. Gale and John F. Deeney ; with Dan Rebellato

Publ Info London ; New York : Routledge, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 PC  PN6112 .R68 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PN6112 .R68 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxii, 856 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Contents Part 1. Naturalism and Symbolism : Early Modernist Practice. Introductory Essay / Dan Rebellato -- Thérèse Raquin / Emile Zola -- Miss Julie / August Strindberg -- Three Sisters / Anton Chekhov -- When We Dead Awaken / Henrik Ibsen -- Interior / Maurice Maeterlinck -- Naturalism in the Theatre / Emile Zola -- Preface to Miss Julie / August Strindberg -- A New Art of the Stage / Arthur Symons --The Modern Drama / Maurice Maeterlinck -- Tragedy in Everyday Life / Maurice Maeterlinck -- On the Complete Pointlessness of Accurate Staging / Pierre Quillard -- Part 2. The Historical Avant-Garde : Performance and Innovation. Introductory Essay / Maggie B. Gale -- King Ubu / Alfred Jarry -- The Breasts of Tiresias / Guillaume Apollinaire -- The Spurt of Blood / Antonin Artaud -- Murder the Women's Hope / Oskar Kokoshka -- Bachelor Apartment / Umberto Boccioni -- Genius and Culture / Umberto Boccioni -- Feet / Filippo Tommaso Marinetti -- Genius in a Jiffy or a Dadology / Raoul Hausmann -- The Public / Federico García Lorca -- The Meaning of the Music Hall / Filippo Tommaso Marinetti -- No More Masterpieces and Theatre and The Plague [edited] / Antonin Artaud -- The First Surrealist Manifesto and The Second Surrealist Manifesto / André Breton -- Futurist Scenography / Enrico Prampolini -- Theater, Circus, Variety / Laszlo Moholy Nagy -- Part 3. Early Political Theatres. Introductory Essay / Maggie B. Gale and John F. Deeney -- How the Vote Was Won / Cicely Hamilton and Christopher St. John -- Hoppla, We're Alive! / Ernst Toller -- Love on the Dole / Ronald Gow and Walter Greenwood -- E=MC² / Hallie Flanagan -- Johnny Noble / Ewan McColl -- Suffrage Theatre : Community Activism and Political Commitment / Susan Carlson -- The Work of Art in the Age of Technological Reproducibility / Walter Benjamin -- A Street Scene / Bertolt Brecht -- Theatre for Pleasure or Theatre for Instruction / Bertolt Brecht -- Rehabilitating Realism / Sheila Stowell -- The Author as Producer / Terry Eagleton -- Part 4. Ideology and Performance/The Performance of Ideology. Introductory Essay / John F. Deeney -- Blues for Mr Charlie / James Baldwin -- The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil / John McGrath -- Enter the Night / Marie Irene Fornés -- Far Away / Caryl Churchill -- Scenes from Family Life / Mark Ravenhill -- Theory of Cultural Production / Alan Sinfield -- The Theory and Practice of Political Theatre / John McGrath -- Fortynine Asides for a Tragic Theatre / Howard Barker -- Re-acting (to) Empire / Helen Gilbert and Joanne Tompkins -- Me, My iBook and Writing in America / Mark Ravenhill -- Part 5. Contemporary Performance/The Contemporaneity of Practice. Introductory Essay / Maggie B. Gale and John F. Deeney -- Stage Directions for Stories From The Nerve Bible [excerpts] / Laurie Anderson -- Polygraph / Robert Lepage and Marie Bressard -- 'Confess to everything', a note on Speak Bitterness, and Speak Bitterness / Tim Etchells/Forced Entertainment -- The Story of M / SuAndi -- Supernintendo Ranchero / Guillermo Gómez Peña -- Myth Today / Roland Barthes -- The Divine Interference of Images and The Strategy of the Real / Jean Baudrillard -- Aspects : Text-space-time-body-media / Hans Thies Lehmann -- Dramaturgy and Montage / Eugenio Barba -- Laurie Anderson In Interview / edited by Nicholas Zarbrugg -- Away from The Surveillance cameras of the Art World : Strategies for Collaboration and Community Activism / Guillermo Gómez Peña
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
This is a compilation of the key movements in the history of modern theatre. Each of the book's parts comprises full reproductions of the plays that defined the period and key critical writings that inform and contextualise their reading
LC subject Drama -- 19th century
Drama -- 20th century
Drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Add Author Gale, Maggie B. (Maggie Barbara), 1963-
Deeney, John F
Rebellato, Dan, 1968-
ISBN 9780415466066 (hc : alk. paper)
0415466067 (hc : alk. paper)
9780415466622 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0415466628 (pbk. : alk. paper)