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The Theater of Essence and Other Essays

Jan Kott ; with an introduction by Martin Esslin
Format
Book
Published
Evanston : Northwestern University Press, 1984.
Language
English
ISBN
0810106647
Contents
  • Introduction / by Martin Esslin
  • Shakespeare's riddle
  • The author of comedy, or The inspector general
  • Ibsen read anew
  • Witkiewicz, or The dialectic of anachronism
  • On Gombrowicz
  • Ionesco, or A pregnant death
  • Noh, or About signs
  • Bunraku and Kabuki, or About imitation
  • The icon of the absurd
  • Why should I take part in the sacred dance?
  • After Grotowski : the end of the impossible theater
  • The theater of essence : Kantor and Brook
  • Tadeusz Borowski : a European education
  • A cage in search of a bird
  • The serpent's sting
  • The seriousness of theater.
Description
vii, 218 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Bibliography: p. 215-218.
Technical Details
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