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The Grotowski Sourcebook

1st Edition

Edited by RICHARD SCHECHNER, Lisa Wolford Wylam

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548 pages

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Description

This acclaimed volume is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of Jerzy Grotowski's long and multi-faceted career. It is essential reading for anyone interested in Grotowski's life and work.

Edited by the two leading experts on Grotowski, the sourcebook features:

*essays from the key performance theorists who 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'

*a wide-ranging collection of Grotowski's own writings, plus an interview with his closest collaborator and 'heir', Thomas Richards

*an array of photographs documenting Grotowski and his followers in action

*a historical-critical study of Grotowski by Richard Schechner.

Reviews

'Schechner and Wolford managed to build a real Grotowski bible.' - Amazon.com

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PER011000
PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / General
PER011020
PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / History & Criticism