Theatre of the Oppressed
The innovative Brazilian playwright, director and international lecturer explicates Aristotle's poetics and the philosophies of Machiavelli, Hegel and Brecht to determine the extent to which their chief components--imitation, catharsis and, ultimately, audience control--serve up to support the status quo of a society rather than facilitate change.
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Review: Theatre of the OppressedUser Review - Miss Karen Jean Martinson - Goodreads
A nice re-read of Boal in preparation for writing about my work with TNT. Read full review
Review: Theatre of the OppressedUser 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