Theatre Is More Beautiful Than War: German Stage Directing in the Late Twentieth Century

Theatre Is More Beautiful Than War: German Stage Directing in the Late Twentieth Century

by Marvin Carlson

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ISBN-13: 9781587298929
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Series: Studies Theatre Hist & Culture
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Marvin Carlson is Sidney E. Cohn Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Theatre, Comparative Literature, and Middle Eastern Studies at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He is the author or editor of many books, including Places of Performance, The Haunted Stage: The Theatre as Memory-Machine, winner of the Joe A. Callaway Prize, and Speaking in Tongues: Languages at Play in the Theatre.

Table of Contents

Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Part I. The Old Masters 1. Peter Stein 2. Peter Zadek 3. Claus Peymann Part II. The Successors 4. Andrea Breth 5. Frank Castorf and the Volksbühne 6. Christoph Marthaler and Anna Viebrock Part III. The Next Generation 7. Michael Thalheimer 8. Thomas Ostermeier 9. Stefan Pucher Conclusion Notes Index

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