Theatre, theory, theatre : the major critical texts from Aristotle and Zeami to Soyinka and Havel /

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Imprint:New York : Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, [2000].
Description:1 online resource.
Language:English
Subject:Theater -- Philosophy.
Théâtre -- Philosophie.
PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / General
Theater -- Philosophy.
Théâtre -- Philosophie.
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URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12574927
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Other authors / contributors:Gerould, Daniel C. (Daniel Charles), 1928-2012, editor, writer of introduction.
ISBN:9781476848808
1476848807
1557833095
9781557833099
1557835276
9781557835277
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: the politics of theatre theory / Daniel Gerould
  • The poetics (4th c. B.C.) / Aristotle
  • The art of poetry (1st c. B.C.) / Horace
  • Nātya'sāstra (1st c. A.D.?) / Bharata
  • On the art of the Nō drama (15th c.) / Zeami
  • The poetics of Aristotle (1570) / Lodovico Castelvetro
  • The defense of Poesy (1583) / Philip Sydney
  • The compendium of tragicomic poetry (1599) / Giambattista Guarini
  • The new art of writing plays (1609) / Felix Lope de Vega
  • The whole art of the stage (1657) / Franc̦ois Hédelin, abbé d'Aubignac
  • Of the three unities of action, time, and place (1660) / Pierre Corneille
  • An essay of dramatic poetry (1668) / John Dryden
  • Casual expressions of idle feelings (1671) / Li Yu
  • Conversations on The natural son (1757) ; The paradox of acting (1773-8) / Denis Diderot
  • An epistle to Mr. d'Alembert (1758) / Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • Preface to Shakespeare (1765) / Samuel Johnson
  • Hamburg Dramaturgy (1767-9) / Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
  • The stage as a moral institution (1784) ; On the use of chorus in tragedy (1803) / Friedrich Schiller
  • Of the dramatic art (1810) / Mme de Staël
  • Lectures on dramatic art (1809-11) / August Wilhelm Schlegel.
  • Shakespeare once again (1815) / Johann Wolfgang Goethe
  • The world as will and idea (1819/1844) / Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Preface to Cromwell (1827) / Victor Hugo
  • The philosophy of fine art (1835) / Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  • Slavic drama (1843) / Adam Mickiewicz
  • The birth of tragedy (1872) / Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Preface to Thérèse Raquin (1873) ; Naturalism in the theatre (1881) / Emile Zola
  • Preface to Miss Julie (1888) / August Strindberg
  • The tragical in daily life (1896) / Maurice Maeterlinck
  • The actor and the Übermarionette (1907) / Gordon Craig
  • The tragic theatre (1910) / William Butler Yeats
  • The fairground booth (1912) / Vsevolod Meyerhold
  • The variety theatre (1913) / Filippo Marinetti
  • Tolstoy: tragedian or comedian? (1921) / Bernard Shaw
  • The theatre and its double (1938) / Antonin Artaud
  • The modern theatre is the epic theatre (1930) ; Alienation effects in Chinese acting (1935) / Bertolt Brecht
  • Theater of the oppressed (1974) / Augusto Boal
  • Drama and the African world-view (1976) / Wole Soyinka
  • Writing for the stage (1986) / Václav Havel.