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Polity and theater in historical perspective

Karen Hermassi


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  • Title:
    Polity and theater in historical perspective
  • Author: Karen Hermassi
  • Description: The constructive vision: Aeschylus and Plato: What theatre means -- Theatron, polis, and thanatos -- Political education through tragedy -- Theatre of political memory -- The final emptiness of power: Shakespeare and Saint Augustine: "The interim reading of life" -- Power without love -- The play within the play -- Theatre as the city of man -- Reconstruction: Brecht and Marx: Reconstituting the audience -- Reclaiming the state -- Workable pictures of the world -- The political vocation of theatre.
  • Publication Date: c1977
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press
  • Format: xvii, 222 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0520032942
  • Subjects: Drama -- History and criticism; Politics and literature; Theater -- Political aspects; Literature; Criticism
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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