Book Jewish Theatre  A Global View

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  • Author : Edna Nahshon
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release : 2009-07-30
  • ISBN : 9047426819
  • Pages : 324 pages

Download or read Jewish Theatre A Global View PDF, written by Edna Nahshon and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2009-07-30 with total page 324 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: While a frequently used term, Jewish Theatre has become a contested concept that defies precise definition. Is it theatre by Jews? For Jews? About Jews? Though there are no easy answers for these questions, Jewish Theatre: A Global View, contributes greatly to the conversation by offering an impressive collection of original essays written by an international cadre of noted scholars from Europe, the United States, and Israel. The essays discuss historical and current texts and performance practices, covering a wide gamut of genres and traditions.

Book The Post traumatic Theatre of Grotowski and Kantor

Download or read The Post traumatic Theatre of Grotowski and Kantor PDF, written by Magda Romanska and published by Anthem Press. This book was released on 2014-10-01 with total page 420 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Despite its international influence, Polish theatre remains a mystery to many Westerners. This volume attempts to fill in current gaps in English-language scholarship by offering a historical and critical analysis of two of the most influential works of Polish theatre: Jerzy Grotowski’s ‘Akropolis’ and Tadeusz Kantor’s ‘Dead Class’. By examining each director’s representation of Auschwitz, this study provides a new understanding of how translating national trauma through the prism of performance can alter and deflect the meaning and reception of theatrical works, both inside and outside of their cultural and historical contexts.

Book A Companion to British Jewish Theatre Since the 1950s

Download or read A Companion to British Jewish Theatre Since the 1950s PDF, written by Jeanette R. Malkin and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2021-03-25 with total page 273 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The first of its kind, this companion to British-Jewish theatre brings a neglected dimension in the work of many prominent British theatre-makers to the fore. Its structure reflects the historical development of British-Jewish theatre from the 1950s onwards, beginning with an analysis of the first generation of writers that now forms the core of post-war British drama (including Tom Stoppard, Harold Pinter and Arnold Wesker) and moving on to significant thematic force-fields and faultlines such as the Holocaust, antisemitism and Israel/Palestine. The book also covers the new generation of British-Jewish playwrights, with a special emphasis on the contribution of women writers and the role of particular theatres in the development of British-Jewish theatre, as well as TV drama. Included in the book are fascinating interviews with a set of significant theatre practitioners working today, including Ryan Craig, Patrick Marber, John Nathan, Julia Pascal and Nicholas Hytner. The companion addresses, not only aesthetic and ideological concerns, but also recent transformations with regard to institutional contexts and frameworks of cultural policies.

Book Jews and Theater in an Intercultural Context

Download or read Jews and Theater in an Intercultural Context PDF, written by Edna Nahshon and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2012-04-03 with total page 407 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A collection of essays by an international cadre of theater scholars, which addresses Jewish theater practitioners, playwrights, critics, financiers and audiences roles in the development of the European and American theater.

Book Theatre and Judaism

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  • Author : Yair Lipshitz
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 2019-03-16
  • ISBN : 1350316261
  • Pages : 86 pages

Download or read Theatre and Judaism PDF, written by Yair Lipshitz and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2019-03-16 with total page 86 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This new title in the Theatre & series explores the intersections between theatre and Judaism, offering a uniquely nuanced approach as a counterpart to the more common discourse surrounding Jewish theatre. Arguing that theatre allows for a subtle engagement with religious heritage that does not easily fall into a religious/secular dichotomy, it examines the ways in which Jewish tradition lends itself to theatrical performance. With rigorous scholarship and a fresh perspective, Theatre and Judaism promotes a transnational and comparative approach, considering Judaism as a religious-cultural tradition rather than focusing on a particular national context. Exciting and thought-provoking, this is the perfect companion for undergraduate and postgraduate students of theatre or religious studies.

Book New York   s Yiddish Theater

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  • Author : Edna Nahshon
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 2016-03-08
  • ISBN : 0231541074
  • Pages : 304 pages

Download or read New York s Yiddish Theater PDF, written by Edna Nahshon and published by Columbia University Press. This book was released on 2016-03-08 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In the early decades of the twentieth century, a vibrant theatrical culture took shape on New York City's Lower East Side. Original dramas, comedies, musicals, and vaudeville, along with sophisticated productions of Shakespeare, Ibsen, and Chekhov, were innovatively staged for crowds that rivaled the audiences on Broadway. Though these productions were in Yiddish and catered to Eastern European, Jewish audiences (the largest immigrant group in the city at the time), their artistic innovations, energetic style, and engagement with politics and the world around them came to influence all facets of the American stage. Vividly illustrated and with essays from leading historians and critics, this book recounts the heyday of "Yiddish Broadway" and its vital contribution to American Jewish life and crossover to the broader American culture. These performances grappled with Jewish nationalism, labor relations, women's rights, religious observance, acculturation, and assimilation. They reflected a range of genres, from tear-jerkers to experimental theater. The artists who came of age in this world include Stella Adler, Eddie Cantor, Jerry Lewis, Sophie Tucker, Mel Brooks, and Joan Rivers. The story of New York's Yiddish theater is a tale of creativity and legacy and of immigrants who, in the process of becoming Americans, had an enormous impact on the country's cultural and artistic development.

Book Inventing the Modern Yiddish Stage

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  • Author : Joel Berkowitz
  • Publisher : Wayne State University Press
  • Release : 2012-05-15
  • ISBN : 0814337198
  • Pages : 396 pages

Download or read Inventing the Modern Yiddish Stage PDF, written by Joel Berkowitz and published by Wayne State University Press. This book was released on 2012-05-15 with total page 396 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Collects leading scholars’ insight on the plays, production, music, audiences, and political and aesthetic concerns of modern Yiddish theater.

Book The British National Bibliography

Download or read The British National Bibliography PDF, written by Arthur James Wells and published by . This book was released on 2009 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book The Writers Directory

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Book Staging the War

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  • Author : Albert Wertheim
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2004
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 410 pages

Download or read Staging the War PDF, written by Albert Wertheim and published by . This book was released on 2004 with total page 410 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: What happened in American drama in the years between the Depression and the conclusion of World War II? How did war make its impact on the theatre? More important, how was drama used during the war years to shape American beliefs and actions? Albert Wertheim's Staging the War brings to light the important role played by the drama during what might arguably be called the most important decade in American history. As much of the country experienced the dislocation of military service and work in war industries, the dramatic arts registered the enormous changes to the boundaries of social classes, ethnicities, and gender roles. In research ranging over more than 150 plays, Wertheim discusses some of the well-known works of the period, including The Time of Your Life, Our Town, Watch on the Rhine, and All My Sons. But he also uncovers little-known and largely unpublished plays for the stage and radio, by such future luminaries as Arthur Miller and Frank Loesser, including those written at the behest of the U.S. government or as U.S.O. musicals. The American son of refugees who escaped the Third Reich in 1937, Wertheim gives life to this vital period in American history.

Book Jewish Renaissance

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  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2005
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : pages

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Book Spectacular Suffering

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  • Author : Vivian Patraka
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release : 1999
  • ISBN : 9780253335326
  • Pages : 184 pages

Download or read Spectacular Suffering PDF, written by Vivian Patraka and published by Indiana University Press. This book was released on 1999 with total page 184 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Surveying texts ranging from plays and performances to films and museums, this book explores the struggle to represent the landscape of the Holocaust.

Book Wolfy and the Strudelbakers

Download or read Wolfy and the Strudelbakers PDF, written by Zvi Jagendorf and published by Dewi Lewis Pub. This book was released on 2001 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An enchanting blend of humour and crisp observation in a story of Jewish exiles in Britain. Set in wartime and post-war England Wolfy and the Strudelbakers is a comic take on the disaster zone of displacement and exile. Wolfy lives with the 'strudelbakers'-his super-critical aunt and melancholy uncle-in the surrealistic world of refugees granted shelter from persecution. He is an expert at living in two cultures-the chaotic, dark world of uprooted people desperately hanging on to their Jewish religion-and the vitality, variety and temptation he finds in London's streets. "A most impressive novel full of narrative power and unforgettable description."-Jewish Chronicle "The delight is in the comic detail, even when the matter is serious."-The Times Zvi Jagendorf teaches English and Theatre Studies at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

Book Chagall

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  • Author : Aleksandr Abramovich Kamenskiĭ
  • Publisher : Rizzoli International Publications
  • Release : 1989
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 386 pages

Download or read Chagall PDF, written by Aleksandr Abramovich Kamenskiĭ and published by Rizzoli International Publications. This book was released on 1989 with total page 386 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Features paintings by Chagall before he went into exile from his native Russia, and explores the themes developed in his works

Book Drama and Ideology in Modern Israel

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  • Author : Glenda Abramson
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 1998-09-10
  • ISBN : 9780521441599
  • Pages : 292 pages

Download or read Drama and Ideology in Modern Israel PDF, written by Glenda Abramson and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 1998-09-10 with total page 292 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A large number of political plays have been written in Israel over the past fifty years, and they are perceived, by audiences and critics alike, as major interventions in the country's ongoing political debates; the result is that Israeli drama is at the centre of many public controversies. In this first full-length study of Israeli political drama Glenda Abramson shows that during the early years of the State of Israel most of its intellectuals were identified with the 'official' state interpretation of Zionism. After the Six-Day War in 1967 an influential group of playwrights, concerned with the evolution of Zionist ideology in the modern nation state, began to question the ethical basis of Zionism. Hanokh Levin, Yehoshua Sobol, Yosef Mundi, Miriam Kainy, Amos Kenan and others have gone on to examine Zionism as it affects contemporary Israeli society.

Book The Compu mark Directory of U S  Trademarks

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Book Humanities Index

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  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2000
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 1608 pages

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