A Guide to the Plays of Bertolt Brecht (Plays and Playwrights)

A Guide to the Plays of Bertolt Brecht (Plays and Playwrights)

By: Stephen Unwin (author)Paperback

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A guide to all of Brecht's key plays that sets them in their historical, dramaturgical and political contexts Stephen Unwin provides a clear and readable guide to Brecht's plays that will prove invaluable to the student, teacher and theatre practitioner. Grouping and analysing plays chronologically according to their context, Unwin also considers Brecht's theory and looks at his impact and the legacy that he left. The Guide covers: * Three Early Plays and Expressionism * Two Music Theatre Pieces and Kurt Weill * Marxism and the Theatre * Opposition Plays * Five Great Plays * A Late Masterpiece * Theory and Practice * Brecht's LegacyWritten by the Artistic Director of English Touring Theatre and the author of a range of theatre studies books, this is a perfect companion to the plays of Brecht for the student and theatre practitioner.

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Stephen Unwin's previous books include A Pocket Guide to 20th Century Drama, A Pocket Guide to Shake speare's Plays, A Pocket Guide to Ibsen, Chekhov & Strindberg and So You Want to be a Theatre Direct or?.

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/06/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780413774163
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780413774163
  • weight: 348
  • ISBN10: 0413774163

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