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The theater of Heiner Müller

by Jonathan Kalb

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany (East)
    • Subjects:
    • Müller, Heiner, 1929- -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Theater -- Germany (East) -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-249) and index.

      StatementJonathan Kalb.
      SeriesCambridge studies in modern theatre
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT2673.U29 Z725 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 255 p. :
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL677549M
      ISBN 100521550041
      LC Control Number97023861

      In an article on Muller’s Hamletmaschine and Artaud, Kalb notes that “nearly every dissertation and book-length study on Muller contains a separate section, if not an entire chapter, summarizing Artaud’s theories and establishing affinities between the two writers” (“On Hamletmaschine: Muller and the Shadow of Artaud” ). About Theatre Of Visions. Robert Wilson's theatre is the stuff of legend. He has taught theatre-goers to see the world with different eyes. Stefan Brecht's book provides detailed documentation and analysis of a number of Wilson's earliest groundbreaking works including The Life of Sigmund Freud, Deafman Glance and Einstein on the Beach.

      The Curtain Rises on the End of the World: From The Moments of the Wandering Jew.   Leading theater companies from East and West Germany presented nearly 40 different productions of Mr. Muller's works in addition to ballets, operas, lectures and concerts based on his texts.

      Buy heiner muller Books at Shop amongst our popular books, includ Guerre sans bataille - Vie sous deux dictatures, Three Plays and more from heiner muller. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City presented Fritz Kater’s Heiner (Berliner Ensemble): A Celebration of Heiner Müller’s 90th Birthday livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at Monday 8 April at p.m. PST (San Francisco) / p.m. CST (Chicago) / p.m. EST (New York).


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The theater of Heiner Müller by Jonathan Kalb Download PDF EPUB FB2

Heiner Müller (German: [haɪnɐ mʏlɐ]; 9 January – 30 December ) was a German (formerly East German) dramatist, poet, writer, essayist and theatre "enigmatic, fragmentary pieces" are a significant contribution to postmodern drama and postdramatic : 9 JanuaryEppendorf, Saxony, East Germany.

This is a fantastic book, full of brilliant insights into the dramas of Heiner Muller (). Indispensable. Kalb is on the faculty of Hunter College, and theater critic for the New York Times. Originally published by Cambridge University Press inthis revised edition was published in with minimal changes.5/5(3).

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Müller, Heiner, -- -- Criticism and interpretation. Müller, Heiner, -- User lists with this item (1). This is a fantastic book, full of brilliant insights into the dramas of Heiner Muller (). Indispensable. Kalb is on the faculty of Hunter College, and theater critic for the New York Times.

Originally published by Cambridge University Press inthis revised edition was published in with minimal changes.5/5(2). Heiner Müller ( – ) was a German (formerly East German) dramatist, poet, writer, essayist and theatre director.

Described as "the theatre's greatest living poet" since Samuel Beckett, Müller is often considered the most important German dramatist of the 20th century after Bertolt Brecht/5(40).

He was a regular theater critic for The Village Voice from and the chief theater critic for New York Press from From to he edited the theater web journalwhich he founded.

He earned his BA from Wesleyan University and his. Borrowing the words of Rainer Nägele, “Zu sagen, dass Heiner Müllers Theater ein politisches Theater ist, mag als eine Banalität erscheinen—oder als eine fragwürdige Verallgemeinerung” (to say that Heiner Müller’s theater is a political theater may seem to be a banality—or a questionable generalization).¹ Taken in his own right or, at the very least, given his generally.

By far Heiner Müller’s most well-known play, Die Hamletmaschine; The Hamlet Machine has been immensely influential amongst theatre practitioners the world over, and can perhaps be considered an exemplary so-called ‘postdramatic’ theatre text.

Müller finished writing the text whilst in Sofia, Bulgaria, inafter having been working on it for some time. Wood's rigorous interdisciplinarity and his careful work at the intersection of drama and theater studies also make the book important for scholars in cultural and theater studies more broadly.

MONATSHEFTE [S. Jackson] Michael Wood's monograph provides an excellent investigation of Heiner Mueller's pursuit of effective political theater. The Theatre of Heiner Müller. By Jonathan Kalb. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xix + + illus.

£40; $ Hb. - Volume 24 Issue 2 - Dean Wilcox. The Theater of Heiner Müller. By Jonathan Kalb. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ; pp. xix + $ cloth. Jonathan Kalb's study begins with a mystery. On DecemHeiner Müller, the East German playwright/poet/director, long considered one of the most important figures of the political-literary avant garde in Europe.

GERMANIA is a fascinating collection for anyone interested in Heiner Muller (), the controversial East German dramatist. The first 96 pages are three interviews of Muller by Sylvere Lotringer from, andtitled Walls, Wars, and Winds.

The rest of the book is 40 short essays and reviews by Muller as well as short s: 1. Yet, Heiner Müller’s play regularly features in theatres’ repertoires and is frequently staged by university theatre departments.

In four short chapters, David Barnett unpicks the complexities of The Hamletmachine’s writing and frames its author as an experimental, politically committed writer who confronts the shortcomings of his age.

At the height of his experimentation with theatrical form, Heiner Müller composed Bildbeschreibung; Description of a Picture in Although this piece is printed in block text form, and thus bears the ostensible traces of prose, it was primarily written for the stage, and has been performed regularly.

Heiner Müller was born in Eppendorf inand died in Berlin in A playwright, theatre director and poet, he was a symbolic figure of the contemporary theatre scene, establishing his work in the ruins of a Germany beaten during the war. Book is in typical used-Good Condition. Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages.

There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing. May not include supplemental items (like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc).

Will be a good Reading copy. THEATER OF HEINER MüLLER (CAMBRIDGE STUDIES IN MODERN THEATRE) By Jonathan Kalb - Hardcover. Available in the National Library of Australia collection.

Author: Müller, Heiner, ; Format: Book; p.: ill. ; 20 cm. Heiner Müller ( – ) was a German (formerly East German) dramatist, poet, writer, essayist and theatre director.

Described as "the theatre's greatest living poet" since Samuel Beckett, Müller is often considered the most important German dramatist of the 20th century after Bertolt "enigmatic, fragmentary pieces" are a significant contribution to postmodern drama and /5(75).

Heiner Muller lived through Germany's tumultuous history from Hitler's rise through Soviet occupation to the building and eventual demolition of the Berlin Wall. One of his earliest memories was of his father being beaten by Brownshirts and taken away to a concentration c& later, Muller chose to stay in the Soviet Zone even when his father.

Oxfam Bookshop Exeter This is the first comprehensive study in English of Heiner Mller, arguably the most important figure in the German theatre after Brecht. Its prime aim is to introduce Mller to an Anglophone public largely unfamiliar with his work.

Brecht's most significant spiritual heir, Mller wrote almost all his texts in direct response to other literary works and posed even more.The East German playwright Heiner Müller () is one of the most influential European dramatists and theater directors since Brecht.

While critical literature on Müller often discusses the politics of his works, analysis tends to stop at the level of the text, neglecting the theatrical events that emerge from it and the audiences for which it was written and performed.

Kalb is also the author of The Theater of Heiner Müller (Cambridge University Press, ). Two book collections of Kalb’s critical writing have been published: Free Admissions: Collected Theater Writings (Limelight Editions, ) and Play By Play: Theater Essays and Reviews, (Limelight Editions, ).