The modern theatre : readings and documents.


Boston : Little, Brown, [1967] .

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Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Drama.
Theater.
Théâtre -- Histoire et critique.
Description xiii, 495 pages ; 21 cm
Copyright Date [1967]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 491-495).
Contents Part one: theory -- The end of tragedy / Francis Fergusson -- on Hamartia / Gerald F. Else -- from An introduction to collected plays / Arthur Miller -- Comedy / Christopher Fry -- The argument of comedy / Northrop Frye -- from Jokes and the species of the comic / Sigmund Freud -- The comic mask / George Santayana -- from Problems of the theatre / Friedrich Dürrenmatt -- from The dramatic illusion / Susanne Langer -- Still about avant-garde theatre, from Femarks on my theatre and on the remarks of others / Eugéne Ionesco -- from Style and reality / Michel Saint-Denis -- Part two: the actor -- from The art of the actor / Constant-Benoit Coquelin -- from Perspective in character building, from Some conclusions on acting / Konstantin Stanislavski -- Comedian and actor / Louis Jouvet -- from The heritage of the actor / Harley Granville-Barker -- from To be me or not to be me / Michael Redgrave -- from On the actor / Edward Gordon Craig -- from Imagination and incorporation of images / Michael Chekhov -- Psychopathic characters on the stage / Sigmund Freud -- from On acting / Otto Fenichel -- Rehearsal notes on King Lear / John Gielgud -- Part three: The director -- from The director / Tyrone Guthrie -- from The director's notebook for The sea gull / Konstantin Stanislavski -- The director and the play / Jean Vilar -- from The naturalistic theatre and the theatre of mood / Vsevolod Meyerhold -- Granville-Barker rehearses King Lear / John Gielgud -- Style in Shakespearean production / Peter Brook -- from Notebook made in preparation for directing Death of a salesman / Elia Kazan -- Within the event / Jean-Louis Barrault -- Alienation effects in Chinese acting / Bertolt Brecht -- An Introduction to Weiss's The persecution and assassination of Jean-Paul Marat...under the direction of the Marquis de Sade / Peter Brook -- Why the cherry orchard? / Jean-Louis Barrault -- Production notes for The threepenny opera / Bertolt Brecht -- fromThe director / Philip Weissman -- Part four: the setting -- A new kind of drama, from To a young stage designer / Robert Edmond Jones -- from The rise of the open stage idea / Richard Southern -- On design for new theatre / Peter Larkin -- from Designing the play / Mordecai Gorelik -- On the ideas of Adolphe Appia / Lee Simonson -- from Lighting the play / Abe Feder -- Notes on stage settings for Stanislavski's production of The sea gull / S. D. Balukhaty -- Part five: the creative audience -- from Art and illusion / E. H. Gombrich -- from The use of the drama / Harley Granville-Barker -- from The drama as an art / George Jean Nathan -- Marat/Sade/Artaud / Susan Sontag -- The two worlds of Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams / Alan S. Downer -- from Counterforce I: the social drama / Herbert Blau -- Olivier: the actor and the moor, The critics on Othello / Kenneth Tynan -- Brecht on the rampage; Chronicle of a reluctant hero / Robert Brustein -- from Down among the dead men / Nigel Dennis -- On performances of the Moscow art theatre in New York / Stark Young -- from The critic / Philip Weissman.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)232910
(OCoLC)ocm00232910
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WorldCat Identities Seltzer, Daniel,
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