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- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 91.00
Modern popular culture came to the world from the stage. Even before film and radio had established themselves, popular theater had developed into a commercial and boundary-crossing entertainment industry that reached a mass audience. Tobias Becker compares the theater landscapes of London and Berlin and points out the cultural exchanges that took... more...
- Campus Verlag 2006; US$ 26.41
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. Als Zeitzeugen... 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...
- Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 78.40
Playing Culture represents one of the corner stones in the model of the Theatrical Event, as developed by the Working Group of the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR). In this volume, thirteen scholars contribute to illuminate the significance and possibilities of playing within the framework of theatrical events. Playing is understood... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2013; US$ 98.00
Stephanie Kleiner beschreibt das Musiktheater in der Ära einer krisengeladenen klassischen Moderne und über die Zäsur des Ersten Weltkriegs hinweg als Ort sozialer Praxis und als Medium politischer Sinnbildung. Konkret nimmt sie die beiden damals preußischen Städte Frankfurt am Main und Wiesbaden in den Blick. Entlang einer Reihe von herausragenden... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 139.00
Samuel Beckett produced some of the most powerful writing ? some of the funniest but most devastating ? of the twentieth century. He described his plays, prose and poetry as ?an unnecessary stain on the silence?, but the extraordinary combination of concision and richness in his writing stems from his peculiar sensitivity to the sounds and rhythms... more...