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- University of Iowa Press 2010; US$ 29.95
While it is common knowledge that Jews were prominent in literature, music, cinema, and science in pre-1933 Germany, the fascinating story of Jewish co-creation of modern German theatre is less often discussed. Yet for a brief time, during the Second Reich and the Weimar Republic, Jewish artists and intellectuals moved away from a segregated Jewish... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 35.95
The Piscator Notebook is a political and professional autobiography which bridges the work of two iconic figures: Erwin Piscator, who pioneered ?epic theatre? with Brecht; and Judith Malina, co-founder of the extraordinarily influential Living Theatre. This is Malina?s account, and analysis, of her time as Piscator?s student. It is a compelling... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00
This publication is the first comprehensive account in English of the history of the Freie Volksb^D"hne, founded in Berlin in 1890 through the interaction of Social Democracy and Theatrical Naturalism. Cecil Davies details the nationwide growth of the Volksb^D"hne Movement during the 1920s through the 1990s - including Germany's stormy history up to... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 29.95
In almost every area of production, German theatre of the past forty years has achieved a level of distinction unique in the international community. This flourishing theatrical culture has encouraged a large number of outstanding actors, directors, and designers as well as video and film artists. The dominant figure throughout these years, however,... more...
- Vittorio Klostermann 2013; US$ 62.44
Wenn man sich die Geschichte des deutschen Buchhandels und Verlagswesens vor Augen führt, so wird man keine Zeit entdecken, in der es in einem Zeitraum von gerade einmal zwölf Jahren zu derartig radikalen Veränderungen gekommen ist wie zwischen 1933 und 1945. Nicht nur wurden unmittelbar nach der Machtergreifung der Nationalsozialisten Schriftsteller... more...
- Intellect 2004; US$ 10.00
Always the focal point in modern times for momentous political, social and cultural upheaval, Berlin has continued, since the fall of the Wall in 1989, to be a city in transition. As the new capital of a reunified Germany it has embarked on a journey of rapid reconfiguration, involving issues of memory, nationhood and ownership. Bertolt Brecht, meanwhile,... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2003; US$ 24.95
35 reproducible exercises in each guide reinforce basic reading and comprehension skills as they teach higher order critical thinking skills and literary appreciation. Teaching suggestions, background notes, act-by-act summaries, and answer keys included. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 109.99
The Historical Dictionary of German Theater covers the field of theater performance in the German language, concentrating on German-speaking Europe, through a chronology, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and several hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant playwrights, directors, producers,... more...
- Campus Verlag 2006; US$ 29.14
Hauptbeschreibung Peter Handkes »Publikumsbeschimpfung « ist heute ein Symbol für das politische Theater der 1970er Jahre, das wesentliche Impulse aus der 68er-Bewegung erhielt und umgekehrt in sie hineinwirkte. In diesem Band wird die ästhetische und institutionelle Politisierung des Theaters aus theater-, literatur- und zeithistorischer Sicht dargestellt.... more...