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This acclaimed volume is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of Jerzy Grotowski's long and multi-faceted career. It is essential reading for anyone interested in Grotowski's life and work.Edited by the two leading experts on Grotowski, t...

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By: Susan Bennett

In this trenchant work, Susan Bennett examines the authority of the past in modern cultural experience and the parameters for the reproduction of the plays. She addresses these issues from both the viewpoints of literary theory and theatre studies...

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By: Timothy Westphalen

Lyric Incarnate examines the plays of Aleksandr Blok, the pre-eminent poet of Russian Symbolism and one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. Blok's plays have received less attention than his poetry in the West, and this book is the fir...

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By: Nick Kaye

Art Into Theatre investigates the processes of hybrid forms of performance developed between 1952 and 1994 through a series of interviews with key practitioners and over 80 pieces of documentation, many previously unpublished, of the works under d...

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First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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By: Laurens De Vos

Departing from a refreshing look at the ideas of Antonin Artaud, this book provides a thorough analysis of how both Sarah Kane and Samuel Beckett are indebted to his legacy. In juxtaposing these playwrights, De Vos minutely points out how both in ...

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By: Clare Wallace

The Theatre of David Greig provides a definitive account of the career to date of this important dramatist. It combines an analysis of all of his work with interviews, criticial essays and material relating to the original productions, m...

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By: Susan Cole

First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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By: Nadezhda Ptushkina

Nadezhda Ptushkina's plays reflect her keen interest in constructing multidimensional characters that reflect the myriad ways people are affected by today's turbulent world. Often writing strong female roles, she does not shy away from exploring t...

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By: Baz Kershaw

The Radical in Performance investigates the crisis in contemporary theatre, and celebrates the subversive in performance. It is the first full-length study to explore the link between a western theatre which, says Kershaw, is largely outdated and ...