Synopsis

Theory of the Modern Stage

Theory of the Modern Stage $18.99

Eric Bentley - ed

Published by Penguin

This anthology presents the ideas about their art and about the future possibilities of drama of ten leading voices from the modern theatre - Appia, Artuad, Brecht, E. Gordon Craig, Pirandello, Shaw, Stanislavsky, Richard Wagner, Years & Zola

The second part contains excerpts from the writings of such brilliant commentators such as George Lukacs, Romain Rolland & Alexis de Tocqueville, which brings together the threads of Part One to give an illuminating overview of the development of theatre from the mid-19C to the mid-20C

Now recognised as a landmark study, this Revised edition includes a new postscript

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