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By Tennessee Williams

ISBN-10: 0811202259

ISBN-13: 9780811202251

They're filled with the notion of existence because it is, and the fervour for all times because it must be, that have made The Glass Menagerie and A Streetcar Named Desire classics of the yank theater.

Only the sort of performs (The Purification) is written in verse, yet in them all the method of personality is in terms of poetic revelation. no matter if Williams is writing of derelict roomers in a brand new Orleans boarding apartment (The girl of Larkspur Lotion) or the thoughts of a venerable touring salesman (The final of My strong Gold Watches) or of antisocial little ones (This estate is Condemned), his perception into human nature is that of the poet. He can compress the fundamental that means of life—its pathos or its tragedy, its bravery or the standard of its love—into one small scene or a couple of moments of dialogue.

Mr. Williams's perspectives at the position of the little theater in American tradition are contained in a stimulating essay, "Something wild...," which serves as an creation to this assortment.

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Ganz andere Spracherfahrungen realisiert das Theater Heiner Müllers, das Theater Einar Schleefs oder Elfriede Jelineks. Die Bühne ist ein Ort, an dem potentiell mit jeder Inszenierung neue Sprachspiele entstehen. Historisch gesehen bedeutet dies, dass Inszenierungen das Verhältnis der beiden Achsen theatraler Darstellung permanent verändern. So ist das klassische französische Theater anders lesbar geworden, nachdem die Tragödien Racines wieder mit Respekt für die Raumstrukturen und Blickrelationen aufgeführt wurden, die mit den Bühnenformen des 18.

Seine Reise ins Innere des Zimmers kann als Probe eines solchen Sprechens über die heutige polnische Wirklichkeit aufgefasst werden, die sich bewusst von den herkömmlichen Mitteln der szenischen Gestaltung der Welt abhebt, wobei sie gleichzeitig darum bemüht ist, mit dem Zuschauer eine enge Verbindung aufzunehmen – auch wenn die ersten Sequenzen des Dramas noch darauf zu verweisen scheinen, dass Walczaks Text Ambitionen hegt, sich in seiner Typisierung und Repräsentativität als realistisches Werk darzustellen.

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