The Resource Essays on twentieth century German drama and theater : an American reception, 1977-1999, edited by Hellmut Hal Rennert., (electronic resource)

Essays on twentieth century German drama and theater : an American reception, 1977-1999, edited by Hellmut Hal Rennert., (electronic resource)

Label
Essays on twentieth century German drama and theater : an American reception, 1977-1999
Title
Essays on twentieth century German drama and theater
Title remainder
an American reception, 1977-1999
Statement of responsibility
edited by Hellmut Hal Rennert.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rennert, Hellmut H
Dewey number
832/.91409
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PT667
LC item number
.E77 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rennert, Hellmut H
Series statement
  • New German-American studies =
  • Neue deutsch-amerikanische Studien
Series volume
ol. 19
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • German drama
  • Theater
  • German drama
Label
Essays on twentieth century German drama and theater : an American reception, 1977-1999, edited by Hellmut Hal Rennert., (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • German drama and theater in German-speaking countries today -- I. Performance and theory. Incoherence as meaning: from the real to the explosive -- Sign and referent in the work of Robert Wilson: reconstituting the human form -- Forging a link between stage and world: the genre of director's drama -- Spatio-temporality as theater performance -- The uses of audience participation: theater's engagement in social experience -- Building an audience: Craig's and Brecht's theories of dramatic performance -- II. Expressionism. Georg Kaiser's Von Morgens bis Mitternachts as a metaphor for chaos -- Ernst Toller's Masse-Mensch: the individual versus the collective -- Hasenclever's Sinnenglück und Seelenfrieden as metaphor for suicide -- Reinhard Goering's Seeschlacht and the expressionist vision -- Mankind and Sun: German-American expressionism -- Expressionism and deconstructionism: a critical comparison -- Arnolt Bronnen's austro-expressionist war plays --
  • III. Third Reich. The theater in and out of the Third Reich: the German stage "In [entitled] Extremis" -- Anti war discourse in war drama: Sigmund Graff and Die endlose Strasse --An "ancient German rediscovered": the Nazi Widukind plays of Forster and Kiss -- Stages of reform: Caroline Neuber/Die Neuberin in the Third Reich -- Gewalt, Gott, Natur, Volk: the performance of Nazi ideology in Kolbenheyer's Gregor und Heinrich -- Gerhart Hauptmann's Ratten (1911) at the Rose (1936) -- Rules, regulations, and the Reich: comedy under the auspices of the Propaganda Ministry -- IV. Bertolt Brecht. The performance of ideology and dialectics in Brecht's Life of Galileo -- Reviving Brecht: transformations, or the reciprocity of outward signs and inward states -- Saving the fallen city of Mahagonny: the musical elaboration of Brecht's epic theater --
  • Brecht's gestic vision for the opera: why the shock of recognition is more powerful in the Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny than in The three penny opera -- Brecht's Life of Galileo as a Aristotelian tragedy -- Post-World War II. Max Frisch's The great wall of China and the language of re-emergence -- A fictional response to political circumstance: Martin Walser's The rabbit race Wolfgang Hildesheimer's Das Opfer Helena: another triumph of the "they" VI. Contemporary. Cry Beyond the Hamlets: Peter Handke's dramatic poem and the tragic tradition The rebellion of the body against the effects of ideas: Heiner Müller's concept of tragedy -- Darkness visible: Peter Turrini and the scripted life -- Woman takes center stage: three versions of "The female condition" on the German theater stage today -- The representation of foreigners in German and Austrian plays of the 1990s by female playwrights -- Conquering the south pole and other places in Germany: Manfred Karge's plays
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 321 p. )
Form of item
online
Lccn
2002030154
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
System control number
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Label
Essays on twentieth century German drama and theater : an American reception, 1977-1999, edited by Hellmut Hal Rennert., (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • German drama and theater in German-speaking countries today -- I. Performance and theory. Incoherence as meaning: from the real to the explosive -- Sign and referent in the work of Robert Wilson: reconstituting the human form -- Forging a link between stage and world: the genre of director's drama -- Spatio-temporality as theater performance -- The uses of audience participation: theater's engagement in social experience -- Building an audience: Craig's and Brecht's theories of dramatic performance -- II. Expressionism. Georg Kaiser's Von Morgens bis Mitternachts as a metaphor for chaos -- Ernst Toller's Masse-Mensch: the individual versus the collective -- Hasenclever's Sinnenglück und Seelenfrieden as metaphor for suicide -- Reinhard Goering's Seeschlacht and the expressionist vision -- Mankind and Sun: German-American expressionism -- Expressionism and deconstructionism: a critical comparison -- Arnolt Bronnen's austro-expressionist war plays --
  • III. Third Reich. The theater in and out of the Third Reich: the German stage "In [entitled] Extremis" -- Anti war discourse in war drama: Sigmund Graff and Die endlose Strasse --An "ancient German rediscovered": the Nazi Widukind plays of Forster and Kiss -- Stages of reform: Caroline Neuber/Die Neuberin in the Third Reich -- Gewalt, Gott, Natur, Volk: the performance of Nazi ideology in Kolbenheyer's Gregor und Heinrich -- Gerhart Hauptmann's Ratten (1911) at the Rose (1936) -- Rules, regulations, and the Reich: comedy under the auspices of the Propaganda Ministry -- IV. Bertolt Brecht. The performance of ideology and dialectics in Brecht's Life of Galileo -- Reviving Brecht: transformations, or the reciprocity of outward signs and inward states -- Saving the fallen city of Mahagonny: the musical elaboration of Brecht's epic theater --
  • Brecht's gestic vision for the opera: why the shock of recognition is more powerful in the Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny than in The three penny opera -- Brecht's Life of Galileo as a Aristotelian tragedy -- Post-World War II. Max Frisch's The great wall of China and the language of re-emergence -- A fictional response to political circumstance: Martin Walser's The rabbit race Wolfgang Hildesheimer's Das Opfer Helena: another triumph of the "they" VI. Contemporary. Cry Beyond the Hamlets: Peter Handke's dramatic poem and the tragic tradition The rebellion of the body against the effects of ideas: Heiner Müller's concept of tragedy -- Darkness visible: Peter Turrini and the scripted life -- Woman takes center stage: three versions of "The female condition" on the German theater stage today -- The representation of foreigners in German and Austrian plays of the 1990s by female playwrights -- Conquering the south pole and other places in Germany: Manfred Karge's plays
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 321 p. )
Form of item
online
Lccn
2002030154
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000292145
  • (MH)009274874-0
  • (SSID)ssj0000331934
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12115163
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000331934
  • (PQKBWorkID)10330521
  • (PQKB)10119013
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000292145

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