Munich and Theatrical Modernism by Peter Jelavich
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Munich and Theatrical Modernism
By Peter Jelavich

Munich and Theatrical Modernism

Politics, Playwriting and Performance, 1890-1914

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Munich and Theatrical Modernism by Peter Jelavich

Book Description

This is the first cultural exploration of playwriting, directing, acting, and theater architecture in fin-de-siecle Munich. Peter Jelavich examines the commercial, political, and cultural tensions that fostered modernism's artistic revolt against the classical and realistic modes of nineteenth-century drama.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674588356
ISBN-10: 0674588355
Format: Hardback
(230mm x 150mm x 29mm)
Pages: 424
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1985
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Peter Jelavich

Peter Jelavich is Professor of History, University of Texas, Austin.

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