Dramaturgy: A Revolution in Theatre (Cambridge Studies in by Mary Luckhurst

By Mary Luckhurst

Dramaturgy: A Revolution in Theatre is a considerable background of the origins of dramaturgs and literary managers. It frames the explosion appointments in England inside of a much broader continental map achieving again to the Enlightenment and eighteenth-century Germany, interpreting the paintings of the most important theorists and practitioners of dramaturgy, from Granville Barker and Gotthold Lessing to Brecht and Tynan. This examine positions Brecht's version of dramaturgy as primary to the global revolution in theatre-making practices, and it additionally makes a considerable argument for Granville Barker's and Tynan's contributions to the advance of literary administration. With the territories of play and performance-making being more and more hotly contested, and the public's urge for food for brand new performs exhibiting no signal of diminishing, Mary Luckhurst investigates the dramaturg as a cultural and political phenomenon.

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