The Serious Game: Ingmar Bergman As Stage Director by Egil TörnqvistThe Serious Game: Ingmar Bergman As Stage Director by Egil Törnqvist

The Serious Game: Ingmar Bergman As Stage Director

byEgil Törnqvist

Hardcover | December 18, 2015

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Though Ingmar Bergman became famous as a filmmaker, his roots-and, to some extent, his heart-were in the theater. He directed more than one hundred plays in his career, and The Serious Game takes a close look at fourteen productions he staged at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm. Looking closely at the relationship between the verbal and the visual, this book gives even longtime Bergman fans a new understanding of his sensitivity to nuance, his versatility, and his dedication to craftsmanship.INCLUDES DVD WITH FOURTEEN VIDEO RECORDINGS, ALL IN COLOUR
Egil Törnqvist (19.12.1932 - 9.3.2015) was professor emeritus of Scandinavian studies at the University of Amsterdam, author of Drama as Text and Performance, and a leading Strindberg and Bergman scholar. In 2004, he received the renowned Strindberg Prize.
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Title:The Serious Game: Ingmar Bergman As Stage DirectorFormat:HardcoverDimensions:276 pages, 9.2 × 6.1 × 0.9 inPublished:December 18, 2015Publisher:Amsterdam University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9089646787

ISBN - 13:9789089646781

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Preface1. B & Co.2. William Shakespeare, King Lear3. August Strindberg, Miss Julie4. August Strindberg, A Dream Play5. William Shakespeare, Hamlet6. Eugene O'Neill, Long Day's Journey into Night7. Yukio Mishima, Madame de Sade8. Henrik Ibsen, A Doll's House9. Henrik Ibsen, Peer Gynt10. William Shakespeare, The Winter's Tale11. J.B.P. Molière, The Misanthrope12. Euripides, The Bacchae13. August Strindberg, The Ghost Sonata14. Friedrich von Schiller, Mary Stuart15. Henrik Ibsen, Ghosts16. The Serious GameProduction DataBibliographyDVD listIndex