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, c2000.
Description:492 p. ; 23 cm.
Subject:Theater -- Philosophy.
Theater -- Philosophy.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Gerould, Daniel C, (Daniel Charles), 1928-2012
1557835276 (pbk.)
9781557835277 (pbk.)
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Introduction: The Politics of Theatre Theory
  • The Poetics (4th c. B.C.): translation by Ingram Bywater, selections
  • The Art of Poetry (1st c. B.C.): translation by John Conington, complete
  • Natyasastra (1st c. A.D.?): translation by Adya Rangacharya, selections
  • On the Art of the No Drama (15th c.): translation by J. Thomas Rimer and Yamazaki Masakazu, selections
  • The Poetics of Aristotle (1570): translation by Allan H. Gilbert, selections
  • The Defense of Poesy (1583), selections
  • The Compendium of Tragicomic Poetry (1599): translation by Allan H. Gilbert, selections
  • The New Art of Writing Plays (1609): translation by Marvin Carlson, complete
  • The Whole Art of the Stage (1657): anonymous translation (1684), selections
  • Of the Three Unities of Action, Time, and Place (1660): translation by Donald Schier, complete
  • An Essay of Dramatic Poesy (1668), selections
  • Casual Expressions of Idle Feelings (1671): translation by Faye C. Fei and William H. Sun, selections
  • Conversations on The Natural Son (1757): translation by Derek Coltman, selections
  • The Paradox of Acting (1773-8): translation by Walter Herries Pollock, selections
  • An Epistle to Mr. d'Alembert (1758): anonymous translation (1767), selections
  • Preface to Shakespeare (1765), selections
  • Hamburg Dramaturgy (1767-9): translation by Helen Zimmern, selections
  • The Stage as a Moral Institution (1784): anonymous translation, complete
  • On the Use of the Chorus in Tragedy (1803): translation by Charles E. Passage, complete
  • Of The Dramatic Art (1810): anonymous translation (1871), selections
  • Lectures on Dramatic Art (1809-11): translation by John Black, selections
  • Shakespeare Once Again (1815): translation by Ellen von Nardroff and Ernest H. von Nardroff, complete
  • The World as Will and Idea (1819/1844): translation by R. B. Haldane and J. Kemp, selections
  • Preface to Cromwell (1827): translation by Barry V. Daniels, selections
  • The Philosophy of Fine Art (1835): translation by F. P. B. Osmaston, selections
  • Slavic Drama (1843): translation by Daniel Gerould, selections
  • The Birth of Tragedy (1872): translation by Clifton P. Fadiman, selections
  • Preface to Therese Raquin (1873): translation by Kathleen Boutall, complete
  • Naturalism in the Theatre (1881): translation by Jane House, selections
  • Preface to Miss Julie (1888): translation by Harry G. Carlson, complete
  • The Tragical in Daily Life (1896): translation by Alfred Sutro, complete
  • The Actor and the Ubermarionette (1907), selections
  • The Tragic Theatre (1910), complete
  • The Fairground Booth (1912): translation by Edward Braun, selections
  • The Variety Theatre (1913): translation by R. W. Flint, complete
  • Tolstoy: Tragedian or Comedian? (1921), selections
  • The Theater and Its Double (1938): translation by Mary Caroline Richards, selections
  • The Modern Theatre is the Epic Theatre (1930)
  • Alienation Effects in Chinese Acting (1935): translations by John Willett, both complete
  • Theater of the Oppressed (1974): translation by Charles A. and Maria-Odilia Leal McBride, selections
  • Drama and the African World-view (1976), selections
  • Writing for the Stage (1986): translation by Paul Wilson, selections
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments