Worlds of Performance: The Grotowski Sourcebook

Worlds of Performance: The Grotowski Sourcebook
Library Shelf Location 29a.SCHE
Publication Date 25 Jan 2001
Description This highly acclaimed volume is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of Jerzy Grotowski's long and multi-faceted career. With interest in Grotowski increasing after his sad death in 1999, this updated volume is a timely and welcome addition. Edited by the two leading experts on Grotowski, this unique and fantastically comprehensive sourcebook features: * essays from all the key performance theorists to have worked with Grotowski, including Eugenio Barba, Peter Brook, Jan Kott, Eric Bentley, Harold Clurman, and Charles Marowitz * writings which trace every phase of Grotowski's career from his 'theatre of production' to 'objective drama' and 'art as vehicle' * an amazing collection of Grotowski's own writings, plus an interview with his closest collaborator and 'heir' Thomas Richards * a vast range of stunning photographic documentation of Grotowski and his followers in action * a historical-critical study of Grotowski by Richard Schechner. This is an essential volume for anyone interested in Grotowski's life and work.
ISBN 9780415131117
Quantity 1
Pages 516
Editors Richard Schechner, Lisa Wolford
Format Paperback
Publisher Routledge
Category Theatre
Language English

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