The Theory of the Modern Stage: An Introduction to Modern Theatre and Drama

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Eric Bentley
Hal Leonard Corporation, 1997 - Literary Criticism - 496 pages
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(Applause Books). Including Antoin Artaud, Bertolt Brecht, E. Gordon Craig, Luigi Pirandello, Konstantin Stanislavsky, W. B. Yeats, and Emile Zolaing.
  

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Contents

Preface
9
Acknowledgements
17
Ten Makers of Modern Theatre
21
The Ideas of Adolphe Appia
27
The Theatre of Cruelty
55
Obsessed by Theatre
76
The Street Scene
85
On Experimental Theatre
97
Emotional Memory
275
The Ideas of Richard Wagner
283
A Peoples Theatre
327
A Theory of the Stage
339
From Naturalism in the Theatre
351
To Begin
373
Towards a Historical Overview
377
Inaugural Lecture 1871
383

Helene Weigel
105
The Art of the Theatre
113
A New Art of the Stage
138
Spoken Action
153
Eleanora Duse
158
A Dramatic Realist to His Critics
175
Appendix to The Quintessence of Ibsenism
197
Stanislavsky
219
The Origins of Domestic Drama
403
The Sociology of Modern Drama
425
From The Peoples Theatre
455
The Theatre Can Belong to Our Century
471
Some Observations on the Drama amongst Democratic Nations
479
POSTSCRIPT 1992
485
Index of Persons and Works
489
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