The Theatre Of The Holocaust, Volume 2: Six Plays

Paperback | April 8, 1999

EditorRobert SklootbyRobert Skloot

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This second volume of The Theatre of the Holocaust, when combined with the first, represents the most significant and comprehensive international collection of plays on the Holocaust. Since the appearance of Volume 1 in 1982, theatre and Holocaust studies have undergone astonishing transformations. In Volume 2, Skloot presents six plays acknowleding the most recent theatrical forms in our post-modern age.

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This second volume of The Theatre of the Holocaust, when combined with the first, represents the most significant and comprehensive international collection of plays on the Holocaust. Since the appearance of Volume 1 in 1982, theatre and Holocaust studies have undergone astonishing transformations. In Volume 2, Skloot presents six play...

Robert Skloot is professor in the Department of Theater and Drama and at the Center for Jewish Studies, University of Wisconsin–Madison, and author of The Darkness We Carry: The Drama of the Holocaust, published by the University of Wisconsin Press.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:424 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1.2 inPublished:April 8, 1999Publisher:University Of Wisconsin PressLanguage:English

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H. I. D. (Hess Is Dead), Howard Brenton
A dramatic encounter with the ghosts that haunt modern Europe.



Camp Comedy, Roy Kift
The career of the noted actor Kurt Gerron who was ordered by the Nazis to a film of a concentration camp in order to deceive the Red Cross.



Dreams of Anne Frank, Bernard Kops
The most famous Holocaust victim uses her extraordinary, artistic imagination to free herself from her attic prison through dreams of surrealistic wonder.



The Model Apartment, Donald Margulies
A sad journey of an elderly couple retiring to Florida turns into wild comedy.



The Survivor and the Translator, Leeny Sack
A performance art piece about the playwright’s grandmother, a concentration camp survivor.



Portage to San Cristobal of A. H., George Steiner (adapted for stage by Christopher Hampton)
The controversial political thriller based on the discovery of Adolf Hitler, at age 90, by an Israeli search party in the Brazilian jungle.