The Theory of the Modern Stage: An Introduction to Modern Theatre and Drama

  • Title: The Theory of the Modern Stage: An Introduction to Modern Theatre and Drama
  • Author: Eric Bentley
  • ISBN: 9780140171785
  • Page: 323
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Theory of the Modern Stage An Introduction to Modern Theatre and Drama The work of Appia Artaud Brecht E Gordon Craig Pirandello Shaw Stanislavsky Richard Wagner Yeats and Zola is the subject of the first part of this anthology Their ideas about their art and abo
    The work of Appia, Artaud, Brecht, E Gordon Craig, Pirandello, Shaw, Stanislavsky, Richard Wagner, Yeats and Zola is the subject of the first part of this anthology Their ideas about their art and about the future possibilities of drama are revealed through either their own words or those of their best expositors.

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    About Eric Bentley


    1. He was a theater critic and translator.Taught freshman English at UCLA for a year And that is where he met the German playwright Bertolt Brecht, who had recently immigrated to the United States after fleeing Nazi Germany and was unknown in this country The two of them became close, and it was Bentley who translated a lot of Brecht s work into English and helped establish his career in America source American Public Media


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    1. Hhmm Welp, my copy is a hardback from 1972 - but this edition is close enuf. This has writings by Antonin Artaud, Bertold Brecht, & E. Gordon Craig - amongst many others - but these 3 are probably enuf to get across the idea of why I'm giving it a high rating. Craig, if I remember correctly, proposed a theater of all sets, lighting & motion - W/O actors. Now, I skimming thru his section of this bk & I see no reference to that & I don't know if Craig actually ever realized those i [...]

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    2. I know I read some of this, way back in my drama days, as some of it is underlined and circled. Ah drama classes, how I miss you!

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    3. have only read "Naturalism in the Theater"- Zola and "The Sociology of Modern Drama" -Lukacsa good collection of criticism to have

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