Theatre, Performance and the Historical Avant-Garde by Gunter Berghaus
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Theatre, Performance and the Historical Avant-Garde
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Theatre, Performance and the Historical Avant-Garde by Gunter Berghaus

Book Description

This study traces the origins of European modernism in Nineteenth-century Paris, examining every major avant-garde movement that sprung from this epicentre in the early Twentieth century: Expressionism, Dadaism, etc. In this wide-ranging overview Berghaus demonstrates a mastery of primary and secondary sources in several different languages.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403969552
ISBN-10: 1403969558
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 27mm)
Pages: 396
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 22-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Gunter Berghaus

Theatre, Performance, and the Historical Avant-garde by Gunter Berghaus Theatre, Performance, and the Historical Avant-garde, Paperback (January 2010)

A study of the ways in which performance served as a medium of expression for the historical avant-garde

Avant-garde Performance by Gunter Berghaus Avant-garde Performance, Paperback (May 2005)

How did the concept of the avant-garde come into existence? How did it stimulate developments in the performing arts? Written in a clear, engaging style, and supported by text boxes throughout, this volume presents some of the general characteristics of postwar avant-garde performance and gives detailed coverage to some of the most.

Performance Research by Gunter Berghaus Performance Research, Paperback (January 1999)

This book explores systematic connections between ritual and theatre, presents the work of contemporary artists, and reflects on the role and meaning of ritual for theatrical purposes in the late 20th Century.

Italian Futurist Theatre, 1909-1944 by Gunter Berghaus Italian Futurist Theatre, 1909-1944, Hardback (September 1998)

An overview of the theatrical activities of the Italian futurist movement. The book aims to analyze the theory and practice of futurist performance, cover the theatre work of leading artists and writers of the movement, and discuss the aims and achievements of their theatrical experiments.

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Author Biography - Gunter Berghaus

GUNTER BERGHAUS was formerly a Reader in Theatre History and Performance Studies, has been Guest Professor at the State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and at Brown University, Providence/RI, USA. He is now a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, UK. He has published a dozen books and a large number of articles on theatre anthropology, avant-garde performance, Renaissance and Baroque theatre and dance history. He has directed numerous plays from the classical and modern repertoire and devised many productions of an experimental nature. He has been principal organizer of several international conferences and held research awards from the Polish Academy of Sciences, the German Research Foundation, the Italian Ministry of Culture, the British Academy, and the Brazilian Ministry of Education.

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