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Theatre, theory, theatre : the major critical texts from Aristotle and Zeami to Soyinka and Havel / edited with introductions by Daniel Gerould.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: New York : Applause, 2000Copyright date: ©2000Description: 492 p. 24 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 1557833095
Other title:
  • Major critical texts
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 808.2 23/swe
Other classification:
  • G.02
  • Ikaa
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 Nåatya'såastra (1st c. A.D.?) / Bharata On the art of the Nåo 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) / Fran÷cois Hâedelin, abbâe 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 Staèel 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 Thâeráese 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 èUbermarionette (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) / Vâaclav Havel.
Holdings
Item type Home library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book Biblioteket Valhallavägen Ikaa Theatre 2 Available 43731011596
Book Book Biblioteket Valhallavägen Ikaa Gergould 1 Available 43731013200
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references (p. [491]).

Introduction: the politics of theatre theory / Daniel Gerould The poetics (4th c. B.C.) / Aristotle The art of poetry (1st c. B.C.) / Horace Nåatya'såastra (1st c. A.D.?) / Bharata On the art of the Nåo 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) / Fran÷cois Hâedelin, abbâe 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 Staèel 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 Thâeráese 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 èUbermarionette (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) / Vâaclav Havel.

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