Modern theories of performance : from Stanislavski to Boal /

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Author / Creator:Milling, Jane, 1967-
Imprint:Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Description:viii, 198 p. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Theater -- Philosophy.
Performing arts -- Philosophy.
Acting -- Philosophy.
Acting -- Philosophy.
Performing arts -- Philosophy.
Theater -- Philosophy.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4395285
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Other authors / contributors:Ley, Graham.
ISBN:0333775414
0333775422 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-192) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • 1. Stanislavski's Theoretical System
  • 2. Proposals for Reform: Appia and Craig
  • Adolphe Appia
  • Edward Gordon Craig
  • 3. The Popular Front: Meyerhold and Copeau
  • Vsevolod Meyerhold
  • Jacques Copeau
  • 4. Artaud and the Manifesto
  • Contexts
  • Writing and the Manifesto
  • 5. Grotowski and Theoretical Training
  • 'Towards a Poor Theatre'
  • Post-Production Writing and Theorizing
  • 6. Boal's Theoretical History
  • Boal on Aristotle
  • Boal on Machiavelli and Shakespeare
  • Boal on Hegel and Brecht
  • Boal and Freire
  • 7. Conclusion: From Theoretical Practitioners to Theorized Performance
  • Notes
  • Index