Description - American Avant-Garde Theatre by Arnold Aronson
This stunning contribution to the filed of theatre history is the first in-depth look at avant-garde theatre in the United States from the early 1950s to the 1990s. American Avant-Garde Theatre offers a definition of the avant-garde, and looks at its origins and theoretical foundations by examining: Gertrude Stein John Cage the Beat writers avant-garde cinema Abstract Expressionism Minimalism. There are fascinating discussions and illustrations of the productions of the Living Theatre, the Wooster Group, Open Theatre, Ontological-Hysteric Theatre and Performance Group, among many others. Aronson also examines why avant-garde theatre declined and virutally disappeared at the end of the twentieth century.
Buy American Avant-Garde Theatre by Arnold Aronson from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication:
Other Editions - American Avant-Garde Theatre by Arnold Aronson
Book Reviews - American Avant-Garde Theatre by Arnold Aronson
Author Biography - Arnold Aronson
Arnold Aronson is Professor of Theatre at Columbia University, USA.