Eroticism and Death in Theatre and Performance by Karoline Gritzner

Eroticism and Death in Theatre and Performance

byKaroline Gritzner

Kobo ebook | October 1, 2010

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Exploring a range of topics, including Greek tragedy, Shakespearean theater, contemporary British plays, opera, and the theatricality of Parisian culture, this compilation provides new perspectives on the relationship between Eros and Death in a series of dramatic texts, theatrical practices, and cultural performances. Detailed and analytical, these informative essays demonstrate how changing attitudes towards sexuality and death-opposed but entangled passions-were reflected in theater throughout the course of history. Psychoanalytical and philosophical models are also referenced in this work that features essays from dramatists Dic Edwards, David Ian Rabey, and David Rudkin.

Title:Eroticism and Death in Theatre and PerformanceFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 1, 2010Publisher:University of Hertfordshire PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1907396284

ISBN - 13:9781907396281

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