Theatre of the Oppressed

Theatre of the Oppressed

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In this classic work on radical drama, Augusto Boal exposes the machinations that the ruling classes exercised on theatre to take control out of the hands of ordinary citizens. He shows how Brechtian and Marxian drama reverses this trend.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 232 pages
  • 135 x 215mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Spanish
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0745316581
  • 9780745316581

Table of contents

Aristotle's coercive system of tragedy; Machiavelli and the "Poetics of Virtu"; Hegel and Brecht - the character as subject or the character as object?; poetics of the oppressed; development of the Arena Theatre of Sao Paulo.
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