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Man Who
By Peter Brook

The Man Who

A Theatrical Research

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Man Who by Peter Brook

Book Description

A new work from Peter Brook - the contemporary theatre's greatest inventor Whatever the social and national barriers, we all have a brain and we think we know it. But, the moment we go inside, we find we are on another planet. Using Oliver Sacks' neurological study The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat as its inspiration, The Man Who offers a series of fascinating Doctor/Patient scenarios that examine our attempts to understand the workings of the brain. In turn, these case studies become Brook's starting point in his search for a new theatre form. "Peter Brook is not only one of the truly outstanding directors of our time, he is also, undoubtedly, the only one whose skill as a writer equals his genius as a practitioner of the theatre" - Martin Esslin

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780413771414
ISBN-10: 0413771415
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 2mm)
Pages: 41
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 9-May-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Peter Brook

Quality of Mercy by Peter Brook Quality of Mercy, Hardback (April 2013)

One of the world's most revered theatre directors reflects on a fascinating variety of Shakespearean topics.

Empty Space by Peter Brook Empty Space, Paperback (January 2008)

Explores the issues facing theatrical performances. This work describes important developments in theatre from the last century, as well as smaller scale events, from productions by Stanislavsky to the rise of Method Acting. It also shows how theatre defies rules, builds and shatters illusions and creates lasting memories for its audiences.

Open Door by Peter Brook Open Door, Paperback (January 2005)

The former director of the Royal Shakespeare Company and current head of the International Centre for Theatre Creation in Paris presents three wide-ranging essays on his work - how he selects a play, how he directs, and what he seeks to achieve. Reprint.

Evoking (and Forgetting!) Shakespeare by Peter Brook Evoking (and Forgetting!) Shakespeare, Paperback (September 2002)

A revised edition of Peter Brook's take on Shakespeare, with a new chapter. The book addresses a number of questions about performing Shakespeare today: Why is Shakespeare not out of date? What do we mean by Shakespeare's "genius" or "creativity".

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Author Biography - Peter Brook

Peter Brook is a former co-director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, and now heads the Internationa l Centre of Theatre Research in Paris. He has directed more than 50 productions and a film version of "The Lord of the Flies", he is also the author of "Threads of Time", "There Are No Secrets", "The Empty Space" and "The Shifting Point".

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