Tragedy and Dramatic Theatre

Tragedy and Dramatic Theatre

by Hans-Thies Lehmann


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138191969
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/25/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 466
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Professor Hans-Thies Lehmann is one of the most eminent and internationally renowned German theatre scholars. He is a leading expert on Bertolt Brecht and Heiner Muller, and President of the International Brecht Society. His groundbreaking study Postdramatic Theatre (1999) was translated into more than twenty languages and has made a pivotal contribution to the theorisation of contemporary international theatre and performance practice.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part I. Theory, Theater, the Tragic 1. Palaia diaphora—An "Old Dispute" between Philosophical Theory and Tragedy 2. Approaches to the Tragic 3. Casus Seneca: Tragedy and the Hyperbole of Revenge 4. Theater/Experience and the Tragic 5. The Model of Antigone Part II. Drama and Tragedy 6. The Dramatization of Tragedy 7. Pure Dramatic Tragedy: Racine 8. Tragoedia and Trauerspiel: Tragedy and Mourning 9. Crises of Dramatic Tragedy: Schiller, Hölderlin, Kleist Part III. Dramatic and Post-Dramatic Tragedy 10. The Dissolution of the Dramatic: Musikdrama and Lyric Tragedy 11. Tragedy and Post-Dramatic Theatre Appendix Notes Bibliography Index

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