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Against Theatre

Creative Destructions on the Modernist Stage (Performance Interventions)


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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

  • Performing Arts,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / History & Criticism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlan Ackerman (Editor), Martin Puchner (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9449500M
    ISBN 100230537456
    ISBN 109780230537453

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But from their destruction emerged the most astonishing innovations of modernist theatre. 'In Against Theatre, Ackerman and Puchner gather a distinguished group of scholars, who bring a sharp sense of modernist antitheatricality and its subversion to bear on the many genres, technologies, and literary instigations of modern performance.

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[Alan L Ackerman; Martin Puchner;] -- Against Theatre, now available in paperback, shows that the most prominent writers of modern drama, from Oscar Wilde to Bertolt Brecht and Jean.

Against Theatre shows that the most prominent writers of modern drama shared a radical rejection of the theatre as they knew it. Together with designers, composers and film makers, they plotted to destroy all existing theatres.

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