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Polity and theatre in historical perspective / Karen Hermassi.


Berkeley : University of California Press, [1977] .
ISBN 9780520032941, 0520032942

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Subjects Drama
Drama -- History and criticism.
Drama.
Geschichte
Politics and literature.
Politik <Motiv>
Politique et littérature.
Politische Philosophie
Theater -- Political aspects.
Théâtre (Genre littéraire) -- Histoire et critique.
Théâtre -- Aspect politique.
Description xvii, 222 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1977]
©1977
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-220) and index.
Contents part 1. The constructive vision: Aeschylus and Plato: What theatre means -- Theatron, polis, and thanatos -- Political education through tragedy -- Theatre of political memory -- part 2. The final emptiness of power: Shakespeare and Saint Augustine: "The interim reading of life" -- Power without love -- The play within the play -- Theatre as the city of man -- part 3. Reconstruction: Brecht and Marx: Reconstituting the audience -- Reclaiming the state -- Workable pictures of the world -- The political vocation of theatre.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3474369
(OCoLC)ocm03474369
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WorldCat Identities Hermassi, Karen.
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