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Modern Drama in Theory and Practice : Volume 3, Expressionism and Epic Theatre - J. L. Styan

Modern Drama in Theory and Practice

Volume 3, Expressionism and Epic Theatre


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Buchner is the forerunner of expression, followed by Wedekind and Strindberg. The style is then traced from Kaiser and Toller to O'Neill, Wilder and the later O'Casey. Important producers are Reinhardt and Meyerhold. Epic theatre is studied from Piscator and Brecht to Durrenmatt and Weiss, Arden and Bond, and is seen as flourishing in the more recent offshoots of documentary theatre.

List of illustrations
Expressionism in the theatre
Forerunners of expressionism: Bnchner
Forerunners of expressionism: Wedekind
Forerunners of expressionism: Strindberg and the dream play
Early expressionism in Germany
Expressionism in Germany
New production styles in Germany
Expressionism in Soviet Russia: Meyerhold
Expressionism in Soviet Russia: writers and directors
Expressionism in America: O'Neill
Expressionism in American: after O'Neill
Expressionism in Ireland
Epic theatre in Germany: Piscator and after
Epic theatre in Germany: early Brecht
Epic theatre in Germany: late Brecht
Epic theatre in Germany: after Brecht
Documentary theatre after Piscator
Epic theatre in Britain
Expressionist theatre
Table of events in the theatre
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ISBN: 9780521227391
ISBN-10: 0521227399
Series: Expressionism & Epic Theatre : Book 3
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 244
Published: 7th September 2011
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.42
Weight (kg): 0.43