Theater of the Oppressed

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Pluto Press, 2000 - Social classes in literature - 208 pages
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In this classic work on radical drama, Augusto Boal exposes the machinations that the ruling classes exercised on theatre to take control out of the hands of ordinary citizens. He shows how Brechtian and Marxian drama reverses this trend.
  

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User Review  - Miss Karen Jean Martinson - Goodreads

A nice re-read of Boal in preparation for writing about my work with TNT. Read full review

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User Review  - Jamie - Goodreads

A man after my own heart. A book that explores the true power of the theatre and its ability to free people and change and challenge power systems. Read full review

Contents

Aristotles Coercive System of Tragedy
1
Machiavelli and the Poetics of Virtu
51
The Character as Subject or
81
Experiments with the Peoples Theater in Peru
120
Spectator a Bad Word
154
Appendices
193
Index
199
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