Theatre of the Oppressed

Theatre of the Oppressed

by Augusto Boal
     
 

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The innovative Brazilian playwright, director and international lecturer explicates Aristotle's poetics and the philosophies of Machiavelli, Hegel and Brecht to determine the extent to which their chief components--imitation, catharsis and, ultimately, audience control--serve up to support the status quo of a society rather than facilitate change.  See more details below

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The innovative Brazilian playwright, director and international lecturer explicates Aristotle's poetics and the philosophies of Machiavelli, Hegel and Brecht to determine the extent to which their chief components--imitation, catharsis and, ultimately, audience control--serve up to support the status quo of a society rather than facilitate change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559367783
Publisher:
Theatre Communications Group
Publication date:
10/15/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
490,975
File size:
811 KB

Meet the Author

Augusto Boal (1931 - 2009) was a renowned dramatist and the author of several works on politics and theatre.

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