American Avant-Garde Theatre

American Avant Garde Theatre This stunning contribution to the field of theatre history is the first in depth look at avant garde theatre in the United States from the early s to the s American Avant Garde Theatre offers

  • Title: American Avant-Garde Theatre
  • Author: Arnold Aronson
  • ISBN: 9780415241397
  • Page: 454
  • Format: Paperback
  • This stunning contribution to the field of theatre history is the first in depth look at avant garde theatre in the United States from the early 1950s to the 1990s American Avant Garde Theatre offers a definition of the avant garde, and looks at its origins and theoretical foundations by examining Gertrude Stein John Cage The Beat writers Avant garde cinema AbstracThis stunning contribution to the field of theatre history is the first in depth look at avant garde theatre in the United States from the early 1950s to the 1990s American Avant Garde Theatre offers a definition of the avant garde, and looks at its origins and theoretical foundations by examining Gertrude Stein John Cage The Beat writers Avant garde cinema Abstract Expressionism Minimalism There are fascinating discussions and illustrations of the productions of the Living Theatre, the Wooster Group, Open Theatre, Ontological Hysteric Theatre and Performance Group among many others Aronson also examines why avant garde theatre declined and virtually disappeared at the end of the twentieth century.

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