Munich and Theatrical Modernism
Politics, Playwriting and Performance, 1890-1914
By (author) Peter Jelavich
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Munich and Theatrical Modernism by Peter Jelavich
Book DescriptionThis 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 DetailsISBN: 9780674588356
(230mm x 150mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1985
Country of Publication: United States
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German Expressionism, Hardback (March 2011)
Draws from The Museum of Modern Art's holdings of Expressionist prints, enhanced by selected drawings, paintings and sculptures from the collection. Featuring circa 260 works by some 30 artists, this book presents an array of individuals, including Max Beckmann, Erich Heckel, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Emil Nolde, Vasily Kandinsky and Oskar Kokoschka.
Berlin Alexanderplatz, Paperback (March 2009)
An exploration of a work that was the epitome of German literary modernism illuminates in detail the death of the Weimar Republic's left-leaning culture of innovation and experimentation. It examines Alfred Doblin's "Berlin Alexanderplatz" (1929), a novel that questioned the autonomy and coherence of the human personality in the modern metropolis.
Berlin Cabaret, Paperback (April 1996)» View all books by Peter Jelavich
This work looks at Berlin's cabarets from the day the curtain first went up, in 1901, until the Nazi regime brought it down. It follows the changing treatment of popular cabaret themes, and the fate of the cabaret itself.
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Author Biography - Peter Jelavich
Peter Jelavich is Professor of History, University of Texas, Austin.
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