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Theater of the Avant-Garde, 1890-1950 : A Critical Anthology
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An essential volume for theater artists and students alike, this anthology includes the full texts of sixteen important examples of avant-garde drama from the most daring and influential artistic movements of the first half of the twentieth century, including Symbolism, Futurism, Expressionism, Dada, and Surrealism. Each play is accompanied by a bio-critical introduction by the editor, and a critical essay, frequently written by the playwright, which elaborates on the play's dramatic and aesthetic concerns. A new introduction by Robert Knopf and Julia Listengarten contextualizes the plays in light of recent critical developments in avant-garde studies. By examining the groundbreaking theatrical experiments of Jarry, Maeterlinck, Strindberg, Artaud, and others, the book foregrounds the avant-garde's enduring influence on the development of modern theater.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780300206739
  • ISBN-10: 0300206739
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publish Date: April 2015
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.1 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
  • Page Count: 512