In search of theater.


[1st ed.].. New York, Knopf, 1953.

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Subjects Actors.
Drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Drama.
Theater -- History -- 20th century.
Theater.
Description 411 pages illustrations 25 cm
Copyright Date 1953.
Notes Also issued online.
Contents part 1. The Broadway intelligentsia -- Boredom in New York -- Gentility in London -- God's plenty in Paris -- Germany: splendeurs et misè€res -- A first glimpse of Italy -- Better than Europe? -- South of Eboli -- Schloss Leopoldskron -- part 2. Doing Shakespeare wrong -- Strindberg, the one and the many -- The stagecraft of Brecht -- Monsieur Verdoux and theater -- Martha Graham's journey -- The purism of Etienne Decroux -- Two evenings chez Barrault -- The poet in Dublin -- Trying to like O'Neill -- part 3. Bernard Shaw dead -- Copeau and the chimera -- The china in the bull shop -- part 4. Son of Pulcinella -- Pirandello's joy and torment -- Yeats's plays -- Heroic wantonness -- Craftsmanship in Uncle Vanya -- Ibsen, pro and con -- part 5. More than a play? -- An actor as thinker -- 1900-1950.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)353402
(OCoLC)ocm00353402
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WorldCat Identities Bentley, Eric, 1916-
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