History of European Drama and Theatre (Paperback)
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History of European Drama and Theatre (Paperback)

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Paperback 416 Pages / Published: 25/03/2004
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This major study reconstructs the vast history of European drama from Greek tragedy through to twentieth-century theatre, focusing on the subject of identity. Throughout history, drama has performed and represented political, religious, national, ethnic, class-related, gendered, and individual concepts of identity.

Erika Fischer-Lichte's topics include:

* ancient Greek theatre
* Shakespeare and Elizabethan theatre by Corneilli, Racine, Moliere
* the Italian commedia dell'arte and its transformations into eighteenth-century drama
* the German Enlightenment - Lessing, Schiller, Goethe, and Lenz
* romanticism by Kleist, Byron, Shelley, Hugo, de Vigny, Musset, Buchner, and Nestroy
* the turn of the century - Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov, Stanislavski
* the twentieth century - Craig, Meyerhold, Artaud, O'Neill, Pirandello, Brecht, Beckett, Muller.

Anyone interested in theatre throughout history and today will find this an invaluable source of information.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415180603
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 740 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"No other book currently available in English comes close to presenting the information contained here in as comprehensice a fashion...this is an excellent resource.."
-"Library Journal, March 2002

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