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Author Fischer-Lichte, Erika.
Title Geschichte des Dramas. English
History of European drama and theatre / Erika Fischer-Lichte ; translated by Jo Riley.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PN1731 .F513 2002    AVAILABLE  
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Author Fischer-Lichte, Erika.
Subject European drama -- History and criticism.
Theater -- Europe -- History.
Description x, 396 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-371) and indexes.
ISBN 0415180597 (alk. paper)
0415180600 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 47074698
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgements 
 Introduction1
 Theatre and identity: theatre as a liminal space1
1Ritual Theatre8
  The tragic hero8
  The magic body33
2Theatrum Vitae Humanae50
  Theatre as laboratory - man as experiment50
  The seducer, the martyr and the fool - theatrical archetypes in the Siglo de Oro80
  Mask and mirror97
  From the theatrical to social role-play129
3The Rise of the Middle Classes and the Theatre of Illusion146
  The middle-class family146
  The mutilated individual170
  Symbol of the species182
4Dramatising the Identity Crisis202
  The enigmatic personality202
  Identity and history230
  The fall of the bourgeois myths244
  The completion and end of the bourgeois theatre of illusion281
5Theatre of the 'New' Man 
  The re-theatricalisation of theatre as negation of the individual284
  Beyond the individual298
  Dismemberment and rebirth324
 Notes352
 Bibliography361
 Index of dramatic works372
 General index376


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