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Post-Imperial Brecht
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Details

  • 20 b/w illus.
  • Page extent: 414 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.72 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 832/.912
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: PT2603.R397 Z74446 2004
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Brecht, Bertolt,--1898-1956--Criticism and interpretation
    • Brecht, Bertolt,--1898-1956--Political and social views
    • Brecht, Bertolt,--1898-1956--Appreciation--South Africa

Library of Congress Record

Hardback

 (ISBN-13: 9780521817080 | ISBN-10: 0521817080)




Contents




List of illustrations    vi
Acknowledgments    ix
List of abbreviations    xii
 
Introduction    1
1 The political history of theatre and theory: Brecht and his contemporaries    19
2 Realism, socialism, and modernism in the production play    56
3 Broadcasting (a)socialism: Brecht, Müller, and Radio Fatzer    133
4 Specters and speculation: Brechtian futures on the glocal market    171
5 The dis-illusion of apartheid: Brecht and South Africa    215
6 “Realistic Engagement” and the limits of solidarity: Athol Fugard in (East) Germany    281
7 Truth, reconciliation, and the ends of political performance    337
 
Coda    376
Index    378

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