Drama of Fallen France: Reading la Comedie sans Tickets

Drama of Fallen France: Reading la Comedie sans Tickets

by Kenneth Krauss

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791485798
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/18/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 877 KB

About the Author

Kenneth Krauss is Associate Professor of Drama at The College of Saint Rose and the author of Private Readings/Public Texts: Playreaders’ Constructs of Theatre Audiences. He is also the coeditor (with Nancy J. Doran Hazelton) of Maxwell Anderson and the New York Stage.

Table of Contents

Illustrations

Acknowledgments

Overture

1. A Queer Premiere: Jean Cocteau's The Typewriter

2. Collabo Beefcake and Resistant Reception: Ambiguity in André Obey's Eight Hundred Meters and The Suppliant Women

3. French Identity: The Intended Audience for Jean Giraudoux's The Apollo of Marsac

4. The Limits of Opportunism: Simone Jollivet's The Princess of Ursins

5. The Politics of Intention: Jean Anouilh's Antigone via Oreste

6. The Politics of Reception: Jean-Paul Sartre's The Flies

7. A Politics of Sexuality: Henry de Montherlant's Nobody's Son

8. The Politics of Impersonation: Casting and Recasting Paul Claudel's The Satin Slipper

Epilogue: Catching The Last Métro: Francois Truffaut's Portrayal of Occupation Drama and Sexuality

Finale

Notes

Bibliography

Name Index and Literary Works

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