The Volksbuhne Movement: A History / Edition 2

The Volksbuhne Movement: A History / Edition 2

by Cecil Davies
     
 

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ISBN-10: 905755089X

ISBN-13: 9789057550898

Pub. Date: 08/01/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This publication is the first comprehensive account in English of the history of the Freie Volksbühne, founded in Berlin in 1890 through the interaction of Social Democracy and Theatrical Naturalism. Cecil Davies details the nationwide growth of the Volksbühne Movement during the 1920s through the 1990s - including Germany's stormy history up to World War

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This publication is the first comprehensive account in English of the history of the Freie Volksbühne, founded in Berlin in 1890 through the interaction of Social Democracy and Theatrical Naturalism. Cecil Davies details the nationwide growth of the Volksbühne Movement during the 1920s through the 1990s - including Germany's stormy history up to World War I, the problems associated with building the Volksbühne's own theatre, and the reunification of Germany. Weight is given to the contributions of major figures in the movement such as Bruno Wille, Siegfried Nestriepke, and Erwin Piscator.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789057550898
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/1999
Series:
Contemporary Theatre Studies Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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