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American Avant-Garde Theatre: A History (Theatre Production by Arnold Aronson PDF

By Arnold Aronson

ISBN-10: 041502580X

ISBN-13: 9780415025805

ISBN-10: 0415241391

ISBN-13: 9780415241397

This beautiful contribution to the sector of theatre heritage is the 1st in-depth examine avant-garde theatre within the usa from the early Nineteen Fifties to the Nineties. American Avant-Garde Theatre bargains a definition of the avant-garde, and appears at its origins and theoretical foundations by way of examining:
*Gertrude Stein
*John Cage
*The Beat writers
*Avant-garde cinema
*Abstract Expressionism
There are interesting discussions and illustrations of the productions of the dwelling Theatre, the Wooster crew, Open Theatre, Ontological-Hysteric Theatre and function team. between many others. Aronson additionally examines why avant-garde theatre declined and nearly disappeared on the finish of the 20 th century.

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