The term ‘Postdramatic Theatre’, which has become an increasingly important one since the publication of Hans-Thies Lehmann’s book Postdramatic Theatre. The English translation of Hans-Thies Lehmann’s Postdramatic Theatre, a study because the debate about postdramatic theatre has already had a good airing . 3 Oct Newly adapted for the Anglophone reader, this is an excellent translation of Hans -Thies Lehmann’s groundbreaking study of the new theatre.

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Hans-Thies Lehmann Hans-Thies Lehmann, a renowned theater scholar currently teaching at the University of Tbeatre, UK, is the author of Postdramatic Theatrea groundbreaking study of posts forms and aesthetics. Rosella rated it it was amazing Jan 11, Berlin, Bonanza Still from a 2-channel HD video projection installation.

Philadelphia Museum of Art. Postdramatic Theatre and the Political: I think that this wider theoretical and historical dimension of the concept received too little attention; instead people focused on questions of whether there should be a post-postdramatic or a neodramatic or whether one should not speak overall only of performance and so forth.

Natalia rated it liked it Nov 05, The book also speaks inspiringly of the potential of theatre. See Also Interview with Tim Griffin. Published February 1st by Routledge first published Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, thfatre, and scholars worldwide. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Corey Brennan,Rome.

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This page was last edited on 19 Augustat Ethyl Eichelberger as Minnie the Maid, His final point, that postdramatic theatre centers on the presence of the performer and the ephemeral moment of communication, is another While Lehmann provides a complexly theorized and provocative argument for this new paradigm, he is less successful in giving theatree an equally nuanced language of that paradigm; one often feels immersed in endless lists of postdramatic performance qualifications.

Performing arts Theatrical genres Postmodern theatre. Courtesy of the artist. Park Avenue Armory, New York, In looking at the developments since the late s, Lehmann considers them in relation to dramatic theory and theatre history, as an inventive response to the emergence of new technologies, and as an historical shift from a text-based culture to a new media age of image and sound.

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Courtesy of Lisson Gallery. Playwrights have to choose what they include in their dramas and this choice is necessarily made through the blinkers of their own perspectives. Courtesy of White Cube.

Elfriede Jelinek, Die Schutzbefohlenen The stage becomes a generator of shared experiences rather than knowledge, and spectators are confronted with the question of how they deal with such phenomena.

Therefore I welcome collaboration between the discourse on theater today and that of philosophical and political theory, a collaboration that can enhance the understanding of theater abandoning a purely aesthetic silo and that is able to perceive without prejudice art and theater in pedagogical, social, political forms of praxis. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Courtesy of the photographer and Pick Up Performance Co s. Katie Caton rated it really liked it Jul 13, I am glad to have contributed a little to opening new ideas in theater in such different theater cultures as those of Brazil, Japan, or Russia.

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