The Grotowski SourceBook (Worlds of Performance Series)

The Grotowski SourceBook (Worlds of Performance Series)

by RICHARD SCHECHNER
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415131103

ISBN-13: 9780415131100

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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, the sourcebook features:
*essays from the key performance theorists who worked with Grotowski, including

Overview

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, the sourcebook features:
*essays from the key performance theorists who worked with Grotowski, including Eugenio Barba, Peter Brook, Jan Kott, Eric Bentley, Harold Clurman, and Charles Marowitz
*writings which trace every phase of Grotowski's career from his 'theatre of production' to 'objective drama' and 'art as vehicle'
*a wide-ranging collection of Grotowski's own writings, plus an interview with his closest collaborator and 'heir', Thomas Richards
*an array of photographs documenting Grotowski and his followers in action
*a historical-critical study of Grotowski by Richard Schechner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415131100
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Series:
Worlds of Performance Series
Pages:
548
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Notes on Contributors

Acknowledgements

General Introduction

Part I: Theatre of Productions, 1957-89

Part II: Paratheatre, 1969-78, and Theatre of Sources, 1976-82

Part III: Objective Drama, 1983-86

Part IV: Art as Vehicle, 1986-

Notes

Bibliography and References Cited

Index

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