Redefining Shakespeare: Literary Theory and Theater Practice in the German Democratic Republic
J. Lawrence Guntner, Andrew M. McLean
University of Delaware Press, 1998 - Drama - 293 pages
"This collection consists of essays on literary theory and history from a Marxist perspective, interviews with directors and dramaturgs on theater practice on the East German stage before 1990, and interviews with women who were active in the East German theater and are even more active since reunification."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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