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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, [England], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Germany

Subjects:

  • Theater -- Germany -- History -- 20th century,
  • Experimental theater -- Germany -- History -- 20th century,
  • German drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementHans-Thies Lehmann ; translated and with an introduction by Karen Jürs-Munby.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2654 .L35 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3406906M
ISBN 100415268125, 0415268133
LC Control Number2005022646

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It's a great introduction, which covers quite a lot of ground. Lehmann is thorough, concise, occasionally complex and difficult to follow. However the more you become a part of postdramatic theatrical practices the easier it is to understand or makes sense of what he has to say/5(11). Illustrated by a wealth of practical examples, and with an introduction by Karen Jürs-Munby providing useful theoretical and artistic contexts for the book, Postdramatic Theatre is an historical survey expertly combined with a unique theoretical approach which guides the reader through this new theatre .   Tell others about this book About Postdramatic Theatre and Form Postdramatic theatre is an essential category of performance that challenges classical elements of drama, including the centrality of plot and character. This book explores the concept and vocabulary of postdramatic theatre from a pedagogical perspective. It identifies some of the major anxieties and paradoxes generated by teaching postdramatic theatre through practice, with reference to the aesthetic, cultural and institutional pressures that shape teaching practices.

Illustrated by a wealth of practical examples, and with an introduction by Karen Jürs-Munby providing useful theoretical and artistic contexts for the book, Postdramatic Theatre is an historical survey expertly combined with a unique theoretical approach which guides the reader through this new theatre landscape. You may also like.   Postdramatic Theatre Hans-Thies Lehmann This was a great book that I did enjoy reading but there is so much in it it was impossible to get down exactly what everything was about. It may come across a bit fragmented but that is my head right now. Postdramatic Theatre talks about the separation of drama. Rachel Fensham [1]. The English edition of Hans-Thiess Lehmann’s () book, The Postdramatic Theatre, argued amongst many things the case for a theatrical avant garde that emerged in the late twentieth century: one which was inter-medial, no longer requiring a fixed relationship between the text and the stage, nor the stage and the spectators in the auditorium. [2]. Illustrated by a wealth of practical examples, and with an introduction by Karen J?rs-Munby providing useful theoretical and artistic contexts for the book, Postdramatic Theatre is an historical survey expertly combined with a unique theoretical approach which guides the reader through this new theatre .

Postdramatic Theatre. DOI link for Postdramatic Theatre. Postdramatic Theatre book. Postdramatic Theatre. DOI link for Postdramatic Theatre. Postdramatic Theatre book. By Hans-Thies Lehmann. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 27 September Pub. location London. Imprint Routledge. Postdramatic Theatre refers to theatre after drama. Despite their diversity, the new forms and aesthetics that have evolved have one essential quality in common: they no longer focus on the dramatic text.\" \"Lehmann offers a historical survey combined with a unique theoretical approach, illustrated by a wealth of practical examples, to guide the reader through this new theatre landscape. The chapters in this book discuss crucial aspects of the issues raised by the postdramatic turn in theatre in the late twentieth and early twenty-first century: the status of the audience and modes of spectatorship in postdramatic theatre; the political claims of postdramatic theatre; postdramatic theatre's ongoing relationship with the. The notion of postdramatic theatre was established by German theatre researcher Hans-Thies Lehmann in his book Postdramatic Theatre, summarising a number of tendencies and stylistic traits occurring in avant-garde theatre since the end of the s.