Politics and Theatre in Twentieth-Century Europe: Imagination and Resistance (Critical Political Theory and Radical Practice)

Politics and Theatre in Twentieth-Century Europe: Imagination and Resistance (Critical Political Theory and Radical Practice)

By: Margot Morgan (author)Hardback

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This book explores the connection between politics and theatre by looking at the works and lives of Shaw, Brecht, Sartre, and Ionesco, providing a cultural history detailing the changing role of political theatre in twentieth-century Europe.

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About Author

Margot Morgan is Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science at Indiana University Southeast, USA. She currently serves as Book Review Managing Editor for Perspectives on Politics, a flagship journal of the American Political Science Association.

Contents

1. Introduction: Political Theatre as Political Theory 2. George Bernard Shaw: The Theatre of Bourgeois Radicalism 3. Bertolt Brecht: The Theatre of Proletarian Revolution 4. Jean-Paul Sartre: The Theatre of Situations 5. Eugene Ionesco: The Theatre of the Absurd 6. Conclusion: Political Theatre as Political Practice

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/12/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137374691
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 222
  • ID: 9781137374691
  • weight: 410
  • ISBN10: 1137374691

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