No kidding!: clown as protagonist in twentieth-century theatre
Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-183) and index. 1. Introduction: Towards an Understanding of Clown -- 2. Clown as Focus of Agon in Modernism -- 3. Chasing and Gagging Clown: Early Modernism and the Development of French Mime -- 4. Meyerhold's Transformation from Pierrot to Kapellmeister: The Fairground Booth and Columbine's Scarf -- 5. Clown in Brecht's Theory of Acting: Mann ist Mann as Anti-Tragedy -- 6. Clown in Beckett's Theater: Waiting for Godot, Endgame, Act Without Words -- 7. Clown in Giorgio Strehler's Theater -- 8. Clown as Proletarian Messiah: Dario Fo -- 9. Clown as Protagonist in the Heartland of Popular Culture -- 10. Conclusion: The Return of the Film Clown.
- LCC: PN1650
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: 190 p. ; 24 cm.
- Edition Info: (alk. paper)
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