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Cultural Calisthenics: Writings on Race, Politics, and Theatre
     

Cultural Calisthenics: Writings on Race, Politics, and Theatre

by Robert Brustein
 

New writings on race, politics, and theatre, as well as Mr. Brustein's incisive theatre reviews and deft portraits of stage luminaries. Brustein is an elegant and eloquent voice in the wilderness of contemporary American culture. —Robin Lippincott, New York Times Book Review

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New writings on race, politics, and theatre, as well as Mr. Brustein's incisive theatre reviews and deft portraits of stage luminaries. Brustein is an elegant and eloquent voice in the wilderness of contemporary American culture. —Robin Lippincott, New York Times Book Review

Editorial Reviews

Washington Post
Provocative and controversial...Brustein is unafraid to go against the grain.
— Hap Erstein
Dramatist
Cutting edge...one hopes that all the heavy breathing in these essays will engender others to join in this vigorous calisthenic workout.
Boston Phoenix
Passionate!
— Carolyn Clay
American Theatre
Brusteinís writing is good for the artists and good for the ever-dwindling discourse on theatre.
— Daniel Mufson
New York Times
Elegant and eloquent...Robert Brustein is the chief Cultural Imperialist.
— Lippincott, Robin
Review Of Higher Education
Provocative and controversial...Brustein is unafraid to go against the grain.
— Hap Erstein
The New York Times
Elegant and eloquent...Robert Brustein is the chief Cultural Imperialist.
— Robin Lippincott
Boston Phoenix - Carolyn Clay
Passionate!
American Theatre - Daniel Mufson
Brusteinís writing is good for the artists and good for the ever-dwindling discourse on theatre.
The Review of Higher Education - Hap Erstein
Provocative and controversial...Brustein is unafraid to go against the grain.
The New York Times - Robin Lippincott
Elegant and eloquent...Robert Brustein is the chief Cultural Imperialist.
Robin Lippincott
Brustein is an elegant and eloquent voice in the wilderness of contemporary American culture.
Jack Helbig
Witty, fascinating, trenchant . . . Brustein gleefully gores sacred cows left and right.
Robin Lippincott
Robert Brustein is an elegant and eloquent voice in the wilderness of contemporary American culture. -- The New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566632201
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.10(d)

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