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The Theater of Maria Irene Fornes
     

The Theater of Maria Irene Fornes

by Marc Robinson (Editor)
 

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Along with Fornes’ own engaging commentary on playwriting and the creative process, this anthology includes critical essays on her work with the Judson Poets Theatre and The Open Theater in the 1960s, her shift to greater psychological and formal complexity in the late 1970s, the lyrical politics of her theater from the 1980s and the metatheatricality of her

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Along with Fornes’ own engaging commentary on playwriting and the creative process, this anthology includes critical essays on her work with the Judson Poets Theatre and The Open Theater in the 1960s, her shift to greater psychological and formal complexity in the late 1970s, the lyrical politics of her theater from the 1980s and the metatheatricality of her plays from the 1990s. Throughout the anthology, textual analysis is balanced with production criticism.

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Seven original essays, reprinted criticism, Fornes' own writing, and interviews with her focus on the Cuban-born American playwright whose work has been seeping out of small theaters to the attention of scholars. Among the topics are the economy of tenderness, scenography, reviews of selected performances, and creative danger. A chronology of productions and awards is included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555540722
Publisher:
Theatre Communications Group
Publication date:
04/01/2005
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Marc Robinson is the editor of the anthology Altogether Elsewhere: Writers on Exile.

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