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Brecht On Theatre

The Development of an Aesthetic

by Bertolt Brecht

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Published by A&C Black .
Written in English


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Number of Pages294
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Open LibraryOL7479548M
ISBN 10041338800X
ISBN 109780413388001

Brecht on Theatre: The Development of an Aesthetic by Bertolt Brecht and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Brecht on Theatre by Brecht, Bertolt - AbeBooks. Brecht's approach to epic theatre drew on the work of earlier director Erwin Piscator, as well as cabaret, Elizabethan history plays and new technologies of light and sound. Andrew Dickson explores how the rejection of naturalism, in the service of political ideals, underpins Brecht's plays, and considers the influence of Brecht's techniques on theatre today.

Bertolt Brecht (bĕr´tôlt brĕkht), –, German dramatist and poet, Berthold Friedrich Brecht. His brilliant wit, his outspoken Marxism, and his revolutionary experiments in the theater made Brecht a vital and controversial force in modern drama.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Brecht on theatre by Bertolt Brecht, Cited by:

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The general understanding of what is "Brechtian" today is a form of theater that alienates the audience, and this effect is usually created by making the audience physically and emotionally uncomfortable/5.

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First Reviews: 1. Bertolt Bertolt () was the most influential German dramatist and theoretician of the theater in the 20th century. Also a poet of formidable gifts and considerable output, Brecht first 5/5(1). Translated and edited by John Willett, Brecht on Theater is essential to an understanding of one of the twentieth century's most influential dramatistsPublisher website Includes bibliographical references (pages ), and indexPages: Brecht On Theatre Book Summary: Brecht on Theatre is a seminal work that has remained the classic text for readers and students wanting a rich appreciation of the development of Brecht's thinking on theatre and aesthetics.

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Brecht on Theatre has long introduced countless readers to the theatre theories of Bertolt Brecht. Originally compiled and edited by John Willett inthe volume was innovative and comprehensive in its time: essays only recently published in German were suddenly available in English, offering insights into the development of ideas stretching from to days before Brecht's death in 5/5(4).

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First published in and on reading lists ever since, Brecht's writings are presented in this definitive edition featuring the wholly revised, re-edited and expanded text produced for the 50th anniversary of. The book also throws light on Brecht's work and suggests ways of 're-producing' Brecht in the West.

It consists of papers presented at a Hong Kong conference by distinguished Western critics (John Willett, Klaus Volker) and prominent practitioners of the theatre in China - directors (Huang Zuolin, Chen Yong), stage designers, translators and.

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In the 21st century, the way we look at theatre has its roots in Brecht's Aesthetic. Now, this book is like the Brecht Bible essentially/5(14). Brecht on Theatre is a seminal work that has remained the classic text for readers and students wanting a rich appreciation of the development of Brecht's thinking on theatre and aesthetics.

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First published in and on reading lists ever since, it has now been wholly revised, re-edited and expanded with additional texts, illustrations and editorial material, and new n: With little to do at the Deutsches Theater, Brecht began to develop his Man Equals Man project, which was to become the first product of "the 'Brecht collective'—that shifting group of friends and collaborators on whom he henceforward depended.".

This selection of Bertolt Brecht's critical writing charts the development of his thinking on theatre and aesthetics over four decades. The volume demonstrates how the theories of Epic Theatre and Alienation evolved, and contains notes and essays on the staging of The Threepenny Opera, Mahagonny, Mother Courage, Puntila, Galileo and many others of his plays.

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Brecht successfully constructs an antifascist, anti-exploitative theater without being didactic or heavyhanded about it.

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He wanted to make the audience think, and used a range of devices to remind them that they were watching theatre and not real life.