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Modern Drama in Theory and Practice : Volume 2, Symbolism, Surrealism and the Absurd - John L. Styan

Modern Drama in Theory and Practice

Volume 2, Symbolism, Surrealism and the Absurd

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Published: 8th August 1983
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This book was first published in 1981. The theories of Wagner and Nietzsche provide the basic principles for this volume, disseminated by the work of Appia and Craig, and affecting the later plays of Ibsen, Maeterlinck, and Lugne-Poe's Theatre de Le'Oeuvre. Jarry is seen as the precursor of surrealism; later symbolist elements are found in the plays of Claudel, Giraudoux, Yeats, Eliot, Lorca and Pirandello. Artaud's theatre of cruelty is related to the work of Peter Brook. The theatre of the absurd is illustrated in Sartre, Beckett, Pinter and Ionesco. Recent avant-garde theatre in America and Britain also reveals elements of symbolism."

Prefacio
Agradecimientos
Lista de abreviaturas
Introduction
La comunidad polftica
Iglesia y Estado
Imperio y nation
La ciudad-estado y el gobierno cfvico
Monarqufa, ley y consejo
La representation parlamentaria
El Estado
Bibliograffa seleccionada
-ndice alfabTtico
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ISBN: 9780521296298
ISBN-10: 0521296293
Series: Modern Drama in Theory & Practice : Book 2
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 238
Published: 8th August 1983
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.28