Authoring Performance: The Director in Contemporary Theatre (What is Theatre?)

Authoring Performance: The Director in Contemporary Theatre (What is Theatre?)

By: Avra Sidiropoulou (author)Paperback

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A historical, theoretical, and comparative study of the emergence of the director-as-author phenomenon, posing questions of authorship and redefining the relationship between 'playwright' and the director-playwright.

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About Author

Avra Sidiropoulou is Lecturer at the graduate Theatre Studies program of the Open University of Cyprus.

Contents

Introduction: Auteurism: A New Theatre for a Changed Perception of the World The Rise of the Modern Auteur Artaud and his Legacy Beckett's Later Drama Auteur Practice Languages of the Stage: The Means to an End Authorship and Authority: The Conquest of the Text

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/06/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137410115
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 227
  • ID: 9781137410115
  • weight: 295
  • ISBN10: 1137410116

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