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Modernism and performance : Jarry to Brecht / Olga Taxidou.

By: Taxidou, Olga [aut]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007Description: xvii, 249 p. ill. 22 cmISBN: 1403941017; 9781403941015; 1403941009; 9781403941008Subject(s): Experimentteater | Marionetteater | Theater | Modernism (Aesthetics) | Experimental theaterGenre/Form: DDC classification: 792 Other classification: Ikaa | Ikb.5
Contents:
1. Introduction: Savages, Gods, Robots and Revolutionaries: Modernist Performance -- 2. Puppets and Actors. 'Gentlemen: the Marionette' -- The Ghost in the Machine -- 'When the Puppets Come to Town': Wooden Characters -- 3.The Director, the Playwright and the Actress. 'A Slice of Life' -- 'The Woman Question' -- Naturalism and its Discontents -- 4. '...as if the words themselves could sing and shine': Poetic Drama and Theatricality. W. B. Yeats: Poetry, Philosophy and Nationality -- T. S. Eliot: 'He do the police in different voices' -- Gertrude Stein: The Landscape Play -- 'Solely because of the increasing disorder': Poetic Drama and Epic Theatre -- Stages for Dancers -- 5. Sada Yakko, Michio Ito and Mei Lan-fang: Orientalism, Interculturalism and the Performance Event. The European Tour -- Mei Lan-fang in Moscow -- 6. Greeks and Other Savages: Neo-Hellenism, Primitivism and Performance -- 7. 'The Revolution said to the theatre...': Performance and Engagement -- The Futurist Serate -- 'First International Dada Fair' -- The Blue Blouse (1923-28) -- The Federal Theatre Project (1935-39).
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1. Introduction: Savages, Gods, Robots and Revolutionaries: Modernist Performance -- 2. Puppets and Actors. 'Gentlemen: the Marionette' -- The Ghost in the Machine -- 'When the Puppets Come to Town': Wooden Characters -- 3.The Director, the Playwright and the Actress. 'A Slice of Life' -- 'The Woman Question' -- Naturalism and its Discontents -- 4. '...as if the words themselves could sing and shine': Poetic Drama and Theatricality. W. B. Yeats: Poetry, Philosophy and Nationality -- T. S. Eliot: 'He do the police in different voices' -- Gertrude Stein: The Landscape Play -- 'Solely because of the increasing disorder': Poetic Drama and Epic Theatre -- Stages for Dancers -- 5. Sada Yakko, Michio Ito and Mei Lan-fang: Orientalism, Interculturalism and the Performance Event. The European Tour -- Mei Lan-fang in Moscow -- 6. Greeks and Other Savages: Neo-Hellenism, Primitivism and Performance -- 7. 'The Revolution said to the theatre...': Performance and Engagement -- The Futurist Serate -- 'First International Dada Fair' -- The Blue Blouse (1923-28) -- The Federal Theatre Project (1935-39).

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