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Author Puchner, Martin, 1969-

Title The drama of ideas : platonic provocations in theater and philosophy / Martin Puchner

Publ Info New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  PN1861 .P83 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The Poetics of the Platonic Dialogue. Plato, Dramatist ; Plato's Genres : Tragedy, Comedy, Satyr Play ; Plato's Dramaturgy -- A Brief History of the Socrates Play. Socrates on the Stage ; The Death of Socrates ; The Comic Stage Philosopher -- The Drama of Ideas. The Modern Socrates Play: August Strindberg and Georg Kaiser ; Oscar Wilde ; George Bernard Shaw ; Luigi Pirandello ; Bertolt Brecht ; Tom Stoppard -- Dramatic Philosophy. Soren Kierkegaard ; Friedrich Nietzsche ; Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus ; Kenneth Burke ; Gilles Deleuze -- The New Platonists. Iris Murdoch ; Martha Nussbaum ; Alain Badiou -- Epilogue : Dramatic Platonism -- Appendix 1 : Socrates Titles -- Appendix 2 : Charting the Socrates Play
LC subject Drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Philosophy in literature
Plato -- Influence
Drama -- Greek influences
ISBN 9780199730322 (cloth : alk. paper)
0199730326 (cloth : alk. paper)