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Neodrammatico digitale

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ISBN: 9788897523376 9788897523383 Year: Language: Italian
Publisher: Accademia University Press
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Le opere drammatiche ci hanno emozionato per secoli con una miriade di storie e personaggi. Il loro modo speciale di tessere i racconti, anche al di là della verosimiglianza, usando ogni intreccio possibile di parole e azioni, ragioni e sentimenti, per indurci a pensare che sempre fossero anche un po’ i nostri, è ancora attuale e si spande ben al di fuori dei confini del teatro. Perlustrando questi confini, il volume propone una ricognizione sul tema della drammaturgia alla luce dell’evoluzio...

Passionate Amateurs - Theatre, Communism and Love

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Book Series: Theater: Theory/Text/Performance ISBN: 9780472119073 9780472029594 Year: Pages: 216 DOI: 10.3998/mpub.4537117 Language: English
Publisher: University of Michigan Press Grant: Knowledge Unlatched
Subject: Performing Arts
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Beginning with Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, Passionate Amateurs tells a new story about modern theater: the story of a romantic attachment to theater’s potential to produce surprising experiences of human community. Ridout argues that theater in modern capitalism can help us think afresh about notions of work, time, and freedom. Passionate Amateurs tells a new story about modern theater: the story of a romantic attachment to theater’s potential to produce surprising experiences of human community. It begins with one of the first great plays of modern European theater—Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya in Moscow—and then crosses the 20th and 21st centuries to look at how its story plays out in Weimar Republic Berlin, in the Paris of the 1960s, and in a spectrum of contemporary performance in Europe and the United States. This is a work of historical materialist theater scholarship, which combines a materialism grounded in a socialist tradition of cultural studies with some of the insights developed in recent years by theorists of affect, and addresses some fundamental questions about the social function and political potential of theater within modern capitalism. Passionate Amateurs argues that theater in modern capitalism can help us think afresh about notions of work, time, and freedom. Its title concept is a theoretical and historical figure, someone whose work in theater is undertaken within capitalism, but motivated by a love that desires something different. In addition to its theoretical originality, it offers a significant new reading of a major Chekhov play, the most sustained scholarly engagement to date with Benjamin’s “Program for a Proletarian Children’s Theatre,” the first major consideration of Godard’s La chinoise as a “theatrical” work, and the first chapter-length discussion of the work of The Nature Theatre of Oklahoma, an American company rapidly gaining a profile in the European theater scene. 
Passionate Amateurs contributes to the development of theater and performance studies in a way that moves beyond debates over the differences between theater and performance in order to tell a powerful, historically grounded story about what theater and performance are for in the modern world.

“Reading a suggestively diverse set of modern performances, and setting those performances within a clear and well-defined theoretical/critical project, Ridout attempts to use the ‘passionate amateur’—at once the spectator, the scholar, and to some extent the characters in the plays—as a critical category disrupting the otherwise fully commodified communication of leisure products . . . Passionate Amateurs is wholly original, intellectually and critically stimulating, and certain to develop not only discussion but also to lead to a series of important questions in contemporary theatre and performance studies scholarship.” 
—W. B. Worthen, Alice Brady Pels Professor in the Arts, Barnard College, Columbia University

Nicholas Ridout is Reader in Theatre and Performance Studies, Department of Drama, Queen Mary, University of London. 

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Studies in Strindberg

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ISBN: 9781909188105 9781909188020 Year: Pages: 204 DOI: 10.5334/bac Language: English
Publisher: Ubiquity Press
Subject: Languages and Literatures --- Performing Arts
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In this volume Strindberg's accomplishments as a dramatist are set against his achievements in other fields, as an autobiographer, painter, letter writer and theatre director. There are studies of individual plays, in which Strindberg's theatre is related both to naturalism and the theatre of the absurd, and of the role played by his life-long interest in historical drama.

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august strindberg --- theatre --- inferno --- drama

Le rire moderne

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ISBN: 9782840161615 9782821851061 Year: Language: French
Publisher: Presses universitaires de Paris Nanterre
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La France d'Ancien Régime était celle de la « gaieté » et de l'« esprit ». Avec la Révolution, commence le temps du rire moderne : d'un rire franc, dévastateur, protéiforme, et faisant flèche de tout bois ( de l'ironie, de la parodie, de la satire, mais aussi des brindille du calembour ou de la bague). Ce rire naît des convulsions de la Révolution. Il sape l'autorité triste des rois de la Restauration. Il triomphe dans le Paris louis-philippard, pour le plus grand plaisir du Bourgeois qui ne...

Diego Lanza, lecteur des œuvres de l'Antiquité

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ISBN: 9782757404447 9782757414163 Year: Language: French
Publisher: Presses universitaires du Septentrion
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Figure critique majeure des études de philologie classique en Italie, Diego Lanza a renouvelé en profondeur l'approche des œuvres de la littérature grecque ancienne. Ses travaux conjuguent un intérêt, partiellement hérité de la philologie historique, pour l'histoire de la tradition, avec une analyse, inspirée notamment de Marx et de Gramsci, de la fonction des textes anciens comme instruments de médiation idéologique, interrogeant ainsi conjointement le passé et le présent des appropriations ...

Die Ordnung des Theaters. Eine Soziologie der Regie

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Book Series: Theater ISBN: 9783837623420 9783839423424 Year: Pages: 454 DOI: 10.14361/9783839423424 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) - OAPEN-CH - 163521
Subject: Performing Arts
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Theater direction is today more unfettered, the sphere of artistic possibilities more open, than ever before. Creative chaos on all sides? Not really. Denis Hänzi investigates how old ideals and new realities in the German-language theatrical landscape are deriving from the interplay between individual working methods and institutional configurations. Extrapolating on Bourdieu's concept of habitus/field, he develops a theory of charisma which provides an innovative approach to the analysis of contemporary artistic worlds. That the »order of the theater« bears visible traits of a culture of success which appears to consolidate the male dominance in directing is just one of the illuminating findings that makes this book fascinating for theater-makers and theater-goers alike.

Rhythm and Meaning in Shakespeare

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Book Series: Literary Studies ISBN: 9781921867811 9781925523058 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Monash University Publishing Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 101457
Subject: Performing Arts
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How did Shakespere intend that his plays be read? Rhythm and Meaning in Shakespeare explores the rhythmical organisation of Shakespeare’s verse and how it creates and reinforces meaning both in the theatre and in the mind of the reader. Because metrical form in the pentameter is not passively present in the text but rather something that the performer must co-operatively re-create in speaking it, pentameter is what John Barton calls “stage-direction in shorthand”, a supple instrument through which Shakespeare communicates valuable cues for performance. This book is thus an essential guide for actors wishing to perform in his plays, as well as a valuable resource for anyone wishing to enhance their understanding of and engagement with Shakespeare’s verse. Has supplementary audio files.

"Trotz allem glaube ich an das Gute im Menschen". Das Tagebuch der Anne Frank und seine Rezeption in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

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Book Series: Hamburger Historische Forschungen ISBN: 9783943423006 Year: Pages: 566 DOI: 10.15460/HUP.HHF.5.137 Language: German
Publisher: Hamburg University Press
Subject: History
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The Jewish girl Anne Frank left behind an impressive and comprehensive testimony of the National Socialist atrocities in the "Third Reich". Her diary is the subject of this thesis. The volume deals with the comprehensive history of the reception of the book which is the most widely read in Germany besides the bibleIn the years 1950 to 1989 Anne Frank's diary, its later staging as a play and the filming gave the German Federal Republican society the impetus to recall, remind, and deal with the Nazi past. The way in which Anne Frank's diary is received in the Federal Republic of Germany directly interacts with political events and revolves around a variety of interpretative patterns.

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