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American Avant-Garde Theatre A History

ISBN-10: 0415241391

ISBN-13: 9780415241397

Edition: 2000

Authors: Arnold Aronson

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Description:

This work offers an in-depth look at avant-garde theatre in the United States from the early 1950s to the 1990s. The text looks at the origins of the genre and its theoretical foundations, through an examination of literature, cinema and art.
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Book details

List price: $43.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/7/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 258
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

List of plates
Preface
Acknowledgments
Origins of the avant-garde
Theories and foundations
Off Broadway, Happenings, and the Living Theatre
The 1960s: collectives and rituals
Smith, Wilson, and Foreman
Performance art (and the origins of the Wooster Group)
The Wooster Group, Reza Abdoh, and the end of the avant-garde
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index