Burgtheater and Austrian Identity: Theatre and Cultural Politics in Vienna, 1918-38

Burgtheater and Austrian Identity: Theatre and Cultural Politics in Vienna, 1918-38

by Robert Pyrah

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781904350675
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2007
Series: Legenda Main Series Series
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements     ix
Introduction     1
Heimat in Context: The Cultural Politics of Heimat in the First Republic, 1918-1934     11
Heimat on Stage: Karl Schonherr, a Dramatist for all Regimes, 1918-1939     35
Expressionism: A Case Study, 1920s     52
Catholicism: A Benchmark for 'Austrian' Culture, 1918-1930     63
Neo-Historicism and the Rise of the Right: Representations of Austrian History on the Viennese Stage, 1929-1933     118
Theatre as Tribunal: Authoritarian Rule and the 'Austrian' Ideology, 1934-1938     178
Conclusion     230
Bibliography     233
Index     257

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