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The Resource Twentieth-century theatre : a sourcebook, edited by Richard Drain

Twentieth-century theatre : a sourcebook, edited by Richard Drain

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Twentieth-century theatre : a sourcebook
Title
Twentieth-century theatre
Title remainder
a sourcebook
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard Drain
Title variation
  • 20th century theatre
  • Twentieth-century theater
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A diverse selection of original texts on theatre by its most creative practitioners - actors, writers, directors and designers. Contributors include Jarry, Ionescu, Shaw, Brecht, Strindberg, Stanislawski, Lorca, Brook, Soyinka, Boal, Barba
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N$T
Dewey number
792
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2020
LC item number
.T88 1995eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1932-
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Drain, Richard
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  • Theater
  • Drama
  • Théâtre
  • Théâtre (Genre littéraire)
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Drama
  • Theater
  • Theater
  • Toneel
  • Theorieën
  • Teatro (século 20)
  • Théâtre
  • Théâtre (genre littéraire)
Label
Twentieth-century theatre : a sourcebook, edited by Richard Drain
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-367) and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • chapter F.T. MARINETTI, E. SETTIMELLI AND B. CORRA
  • chapter 46 KARL VALENTIN
  • From Compulsory Theatre
  • chapter 47 BERTOLT BRECHT
  • From The Popular and the Realistic (1938)
  • chapter 48 JEAN VILAR The T.N.P--Public Service (1953)
  • The T.N.P.--Public Service (1953)
  • chapter 49 ARMAND GATTI
  • Response of the Road-Sweepers (1962)
  • chapter 50 PETER SCHUMANN
  • From Problems Concerning Puppetry and Folk Music and Folk Art in the Light of God and McNamara (1966)
  • From The Futurist Synthetic Theatre (1915)
  • chapter 51 DOROTHY HEATHCOTE
  • From Drama as a Process for Change (1976)
  • chapter 52 DARIO FO
  • From Retrieving the Past, Exposing the Present (1978)
  • chapter 53 JOHN MCGRATH
  • From A Good Night Out (1981)
  • chapter 54 ARMAND GATTI
  • The Workshop of Popular Creation (1983-5)
  • chapter 55 JOHN FOX
  • From How Welfare State's Events are Commissioned, Conceived and Carried Out (1983)
  • chapter 5 ENRICO PRAMPOLINI
  • chapter 56 KWESI OWUSU From Notting Hill Carnival: 'De Road is de Stage de Stage is de Road' (1986)
  • From Netting Hill Carnival: 'De Road is de Stage de Stage is de Road' (1986)
  • part Part IV THE INNER DIMENSION
  • chapter INTRODUCTION
  • chapter 57 AUGUST STRINDBERG
  • A Reminder: Prefatory Note to A Dream Play (1902)
  • chapter 58 ADOLPHE APPIA
  • From How to Reform Our Staging Practices (1904)
  • chapter 59 GORDON CRAIG
  • Study for Movement (1906-13)
  • From Futurist Scenography (1915)
  • chapter 60 VSEVOLOD MEYERHOLD
  • From The Stylised Theatre (1907)
  • chapter 61 LOÏE FULLER
  • From Light and the Dance (1908)
  • chapter 62 ISADORA DUNCAN
  • Depth
  • chapter 63 WASSILY KANDINSKY
  • From On Stage Composition (1911-12)
  • chapter 64 CONSTANTIN STANISLAVSKI
  • From Inner Impulses and Inner Action; Creative Objectives (1916-20)
  • chapter 6 TRISTAN TZARA Speech from The First Celestial Adventure of
  • chapter 65 PAUL KORNFELD
  • From The Inspired and the Psychological Being (1918)
  • chapter 66 EVGENY VAKHTANGOV Vakhtangov and His Students (1922)
  • From Stenogramme of Two Discussions between Vakhtangov and His Students (1922)
  • chapter 67 FEDERICO GARCÍA LORCA
  • From Play and Theory of the Duende (1930)
  • chapter 68 ANTONIN ARTAUD
  • Letter to Comœdia (1932)
  • chapter 69 JUDITH MALINA
  • Notes on a Ritual Tragedy (1952)
  • Speech from The First Celestial Adventure of
  • chapter 70 JERZY GROTOWSKI
  • Methodical Exploration (1967)
  • chapter 71 LOUISE STEINMAN
  • From The Knowing Body (1986)
  • chapter 72 RACHEL ROSENTHAL
  • From Rachel's Brain (1991)
  • part Part V THE GLOBAL DIMENSION
  • chapter INTRODUCTION
  • chapter 73 ANTONIN ARTAUD
  • From On the Balinese Theatre (1931)
  • Mr Antipyrine (1916)
  • chapter 74 BERTOLT BRECHT
  • From Alienation Effects in Chinese Acting (1936)
  • chapter 75 ENRIQUE BUENAVENTURA
  • From Theatre and Culture (1970)
  • chapter 76 ERROL HILL
  • From The Emergence of a National Drama in the West Indies (1972)
  • chapter 77 LUIS VALDEZ
  • Notes on Chicano Theater (1972)
  • chapter 78 PETER BROOK
  • From The World as a Can Opener (1973)
  • chapter 7 GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE
  • chapter 79 WOLE SOYINKA
  • From Drama and the African World View (1976)
  • chapter 80 NTOZAKE SHANGE
  • unrecovered losses/black theatre traditions (1979)
  • chapter 81 HONOR FORD-SMITH
  • From Sistren: Jamaican Women's Theatre (1981)
  • chapter 82 AUGUSTO BOAL
  • From The Theatre of the Oppressed in Europe: Forum Theatre (1983)
  • chapter 83 HÉLÈNE CIXOUS
  • From The place of Crime, the place of Pardon (1986-7)
  • From Prologue to The Breasts of Tiresias (1917)
  • chapter 84 EUGENIO BARBA
  • Eurasian Theatre (1988)
  • chapter 85 GUILLERMO GÓMEZ-PEÑA
  • The Border as Performance Laboratory (1991)
  • chapter SOURCES AND FURTHER WRITINGS
  • Acknowledgements
  • chapter ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • chapter 8 WALTER HASENCLEVER
  • Part Part I THE MODERNIST DIMENSION
  • The Task of Drama (1920)
  • chapter 9 VALESKA GERT
  • From I am a Witch (1950)
  • chapter STANISLAS IGNACY WITKIEWICZ
  • From On a New Type of Play (1920)
  • chapter 11 IVAN GOLL Preface to Methusalem or The Eternal
  • Preface to Methusalem or The Eternal
  • Bourgeois (1922)
  • chapter 12 EL LISSITZKY
  • From The Painter on the Stage Progresses Towards Architecture (1922)
  • chapter INTRODUCTION
  • chapter 13 SERGEI RADLOV
  • From On the Pure Elements of the Actor's Art (1923)
  • chapter 14 OSKAR SCHLEMMER
  • From New Stage Forms (1928)
  • chapter 15 DANIIL KHARMS
  • The Oberiu Theatre (1928)
  • chapter 16 GERTRUDE STEIN
  • From Plays (1935)
  • chapter 17 EUGENE IONESCO
  • Notes on the Theatre (1953)
  • chapter 1 ALFRED JARRY
  • chapter 18 ALLAN KAPROW
  • From Events (1966)
  • chapter 19 ROBERT WILSON
  • From Speech Introducing Freud (1969)
  • chapter 20 TADEUSZ KANTOR
  • From Impossible Theatre (1972)
  • chapter 21 RICHARD FOREMAN
  • From Unbalancing Acts (1992)
  • part Part II THE POLITICAL DIMENSION
  • chapter INTRODUCTION
  • From Of the Uselessness to Theatre of the Theatre (1896)
  • chapter 22 BERNARD SHAW
  • From Preface to Mrs Warren's Profession (1902)
  • chapter 23 SERGEI EISENSTEIN
  • From A Personal Statement (1926)
  • chapter 24 ERNST TOLLER
  • Post-war German Drama (1928)
  • chapter 25 VSEVOLOD MEYERHOLD
  • From The Reconstruction of the Theatre (1929)
  • chapter 26 ERWIN PISCATOR
  • From Basic Principles of a Theory of Sociological Drama (1929)
  • chapter 2 ADOLPHE APPIA
  • chapter 27 WORKERS' THEATRE MOVEMENT
  • 'Agit-Prop' Style (1932)
  • chapter 28 BERTOLT BRECHT Prologue to The Exception and the Rule (1930) From Notes on the Opera Rise and Fall of the City of
  • Prologue to The Exception and the Rule (1930)
  • chapter 29 ATHOL FUGARD
  • The Coat (From Notebooks 1960/1977)
  • chapter 30 ARIANE MNOUCHKINE
  • From Meetings with the Théâtre du Soleil (1974)
  • chapter 31 JUDY CHICAGO
  • Womanhouse--Performances (1975)
  • From A New Art-Material (c. 1902)
  • chapter 32 HÉLÈNE CIXOUS
  • Aller à la mer (1977)
  • chapter 33 CAROLEE SCHNEEMANN
  • Art in the Dark: A Letter to Artforum (1983)
  • chapter 34 SUZANNE LACY AND LESLIE LABOWITZ
  • From Feminist Media Strategies for Political Performance (1985)
  • chapter 35 EDWARD BOND
  • From Commentary on The War Plays (1991)
  • chapter 36 CHARLES LUDLAM
  • Opinions
  • chapter 3 GORDON CRAIG
  • part Part III THE POPULAR DIMENSION
  • chapter INTRODUCTION
  • chapter 37 GORDON CRAIG
  • From One Word about the Theatre as it was, as it is, and as it will be (1905)
  • chapter 38 VESTA TILLEY
  • Recollections (1934)
  • chapter 39 VSEVOLOD MEYERHOLD
  • From The Fairground Booth (1911-12)
  • chapter 40 W.B. YEATS
  • From A People's Theatre: A Letter to Lady Gregory (1919)
  • From Rearrangements (1915)
  • chapter 41 F.T. MARINETTI
  • From The Variety Theatre (1913)
  • chapter 42 VLADIMIR MAYAKOVSKY
  • From Open Letter to the Workers (1917)
  • chapter 43 GRIGORI KOZINTSEV
  • From AB: Parade of the Eccentric (1922)
  • chapter 44 BLUE BLOUSE
  • Simple Advice to Participants (1925)
  • chapter 45 VSEVOLOD MEYERHOLD
  • From The Reconstruction of the Theatre (1929)
Control code
51953076
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 387 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203214671
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51953076
Label
Twentieth-century theatre : a sourcebook, edited by Richard Drain
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-367) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • chapter F.T. MARINETTI, E. SETTIMELLI AND B. CORRA
  • chapter 46 KARL VALENTIN
  • From Compulsory Theatre
  • chapter 47 BERTOLT BRECHT
  • From The Popular and the Realistic (1938)
  • chapter 48 JEAN VILAR The T.N.P--Public Service (1953)
  • The T.N.P.--Public Service (1953)
  • chapter 49 ARMAND GATTI
  • Response of the Road-Sweepers (1962)
  • chapter 50 PETER SCHUMANN
  • From Problems Concerning Puppetry and Folk Music and Folk Art in the Light of God and McNamara (1966)
  • From The Futurist Synthetic Theatre (1915)
  • chapter 51 DOROTHY HEATHCOTE
  • From Drama as a Process for Change (1976)
  • chapter 52 DARIO FO
  • From Retrieving the Past, Exposing the Present (1978)
  • chapter 53 JOHN MCGRATH
  • From A Good Night Out (1981)
  • chapter 54 ARMAND GATTI
  • The Workshop of Popular Creation (1983-5)
  • chapter 55 JOHN FOX
  • From How Welfare State's Events are Commissioned, Conceived and Carried Out (1983)
  • chapter 5 ENRICO PRAMPOLINI
  • chapter 56 KWESI OWUSU From Notting Hill Carnival: 'De Road is de Stage de Stage is de Road' (1986)
  • From Netting Hill Carnival: 'De Road is de Stage de Stage is de Road' (1986)
  • part Part IV THE INNER DIMENSION
  • chapter INTRODUCTION
  • chapter 57 AUGUST STRINDBERG
  • A Reminder: Prefatory Note to A Dream Play (1902)
  • chapter 58 ADOLPHE APPIA
  • From How to Reform Our Staging Practices (1904)
  • chapter 59 GORDON CRAIG
  • Study for Movement (1906-13)
  • From Futurist Scenography (1915)
  • chapter 60 VSEVOLOD MEYERHOLD
  • From The Stylised Theatre (1907)
  • chapter 61 LOÏE FULLER
  • From Light and the Dance (1908)
  • chapter 62 ISADORA DUNCAN
  • Depth
  • chapter 63 WASSILY KANDINSKY
  • From On Stage Composition (1911-12)
  • chapter 64 CONSTANTIN STANISLAVSKI
  • From Inner Impulses and Inner Action; Creative Objectives (1916-20)
  • chapter 6 TRISTAN TZARA Speech from The First Celestial Adventure of
  • chapter 65 PAUL KORNFELD
  • From The Inspired and the Psychological Being (1918)
  • chapter 66 EVGENY VAKHTANGOV Vakhtangov and His Students (1922)
  • From Stenogramme of Two Discussions between Vakhtangov and His Students (1922)
  • chapter 67 FEDERICO GARCÍA LORCA
  • From Play and Theory of the Duende (1930)
  • chapter 68 ANTONIN ARTAUD
  • Letter to Comœdia (1932)
  • chapter 69 JUDITH MALINA
  • Notes on a Ritual Tragedy (1952)
  • Speech from The First Celestial Adventure of
  • chapter 70 JERZY GROTOWSKI
  • Methodical Exploration (1967)
  • chapter 71 LOUISE STEINMAN
  • From The Knowing Body (1986)
  • chapter 72 RACHEL ROSENTHAL
  • From Rachel's Brain (1991)
  • part Part V THE GLOBAL DIMENSION
  • chapter INTRODUCTION
  • chapter 73 ANTONIN ARTAUD
  • From On the Balinese Theatre (1931)
  • Mr Antipyrine (1916)
  • chapter 74 BERTOLT BRECHT
  • From Alienation Effects in Chinese Acting (1936)
  • chapter 75 ENRIQUE BUENAVENTURA
  • From Theatre and Culture (1970)
  • chapter 76 ERROL HILL
  • From The Emergence of a National Drama in the West Indies (1972)
  • chapter 77 LUIS VALDEZ
  • Notes on Chicano Theater (1972)
  • chapter 78 PETER BROOK
  • From The World as a Can Opener (1973)
  • chapter 7 GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE
  • chapter 79 WOLE SOYINKA
  • From Drama and the African World View (1976)
  • chapter 80 NTOZAKE SHANGE
  • unrecovered losses/black theatre traditions (1979)
  • chapter 81 HONOR FORD-SMITH
  • From Sistren: Jamaican Women's Theatre (1981)
  • chapter 82 AUGUSTO BOAL
  • From The Theatre of the Oppressed in Europe: Forum Theatre (1983)
  • chapter 83 HÉLÈNE CIXOUS
  • From The place of Crime, the place of Pardon (1986-7)
  • From Prologue to The Breasts of Tiresias (1917)
  • chapter 84 EUGENIO BARBA
  • Eurasian Theatre (1988)
  • chapter 85 GUILLERMO GÓMEZ-PEÑA
  • The Border as Performance Laboratory (1991)
  • chapter SOURCES AND FURTHER WRITINGS
  • Acknowledgements
  • chapter ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • chapter 8 WALTER HASENCLEVER
  • Part Part I THE MODERNIST DIMENSION
  • The Task of Drama (1920)
  • chapter 9 VALESKA GERT
  • From I am a Witch (1950)
  • chapter STANISLAS IGNACY WITKIEWICZ
  • From On a New Type of Play (1920)
  • chapter 11 IVAN GOLL Preface to Methusalem or The Eternal
  • Preface to Methusalem or The Eternal
  • Bourgeois (1922)
  • chapter 12 EL LISSITZKY
  • From The Painter on the Stage Progresses Towards Architecture (1922)
  • chapter INTRODUCTION
  • chapter 13 SERGEI RADLOV
  • From On the Pure Elements of the Actor's Art (1923)
  • chapter 14 OSKAR SCHLEMMER
  • From New Stage Forms (1928)
  • chapter 15 DANIIL KHARMS
  • The Oberiu Theatre (1928)
  • chapter 16 GERTRUDE STEIN
  • From Plays (1935)
  • chapter 17 EUGENE IONESCO
  • Notes on the Theatre (1953)
  • chapter 1 ALFRED JARRY
  • chapter 18 ALLAN KAPROW
  • From Events (1966)
  • chapter 19 ROBERT WILSON
  • From Speech Introducing Freud (1969)
  • chapter 20 TADEUSZ KANTOR
  • From Impossible Theatre (1972)
  • chapter 21 RICHARD FOREMAN
  • From Unbalancing Acts (1992)
  • part Part II THE POLITICAL DIMENSION
  • chapter INTRODUCTION
  • From Of the Uselessness to Theatre of the Theatre (1896)
  • chapter 22 BERNARD SHAW
  • From Preface to Mrs Warren's Profession (1902)
  • chapter 23 SERGEI EISENSTEIN
  • From A Personal Statement (1926)
  • chapter 24 ERNST TOLLER
  • Post-war German Drama (1928)
  • chapter 25 VSEVOLOD MEYERHOLD
  • From The Reconstruction of the Theatre (1929)
  • chapter 26 ERWIN PISCATOR
  • From Basic Principles of a Theory of Sociological Drama (1929)
  • chapter 2 ADOLPHE APPIA
  • chapter 27 WORKERS' THEATRE MOVEMENT
  • 'Agit-Prop' Style (1932)
  • chapter 28 BERTOLT BRECHT Prologue to The Exception and the Rule (1930) From Notes on the Opera Rise and Fall of the City of
  • Prologue to The Exception and the Rule (1930)
  • chapter 29 ATHOL FUGARD
  • The Coat (From Notebooks 1960/1977)
  • chapter 30 ARIANE MNOUCHKINE
  • From Meetings with the Théâtre du Soleil (1974)
  • chapter 31 JUDY CHICAGO
  • Womanhouse--Performances (1975)
  • From A New Art-Material (c. 1902)
  • chapter 32 HÉLÈNE CIXOUS
  • Aller à la mer (1977)
  • chapter 33 CAROLEE SCHNEEMANN
  • Art in the Dark: A Letter to Artforum (1983)
  • chapter 34 SUZANNE LACY AND LESLIE LABOWITZ
  • From Feminist Media Strategies for Political Performance (1985)
  • chapter 35 EDWARD BOND
  • From Commentary on The War Plays (1991)
  • chapter 36 CHARLES LUDLAM
  • Opinions
  • chapter 3 GORDON CRAIG
  • part Part III THE POPULAR DIMENSION
  • chapter INTRODUCTION
  • chapter 37 GORDON CRAIG
  • From One Word about the Theatre as it was, as it is, and as it will be (1905)
  • chapter 38 VESTA TILLEY
  • Recollections (1934)
  • chapter 39 VSEVOLOD MEYERHOLD
  • From The Fairground Booth (1911-12)
  • chapter 40 W.B. YEATS
  • From A People's Theatre: A Letter to Lady Gregory (1919)
  • From Rearrangements (1915)
  • chapter 41 F.T. MARINETTI
  • From The Variety Theatre (1913)
  • chapter 42 VLADIMIR MAYAKOVSKY
  • From Open Letter to the Workers (1917)
  • chapter 43 GRIGORI KOZINTSEV
  • From AB: Parade of the Eccentric (1922)
  • chapter 44 BLUE BLOUSE
  • Simple Advice to Participants (1925)
  • chapter 45 VSEVOLOD MEYERHOLD
  • From The Reconstruction of the Theatre (1929)
Control code
51953076
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 387 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203214671
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51953076

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