[Full Book] Directing Beckett

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Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Author: Lois Oppenheim
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 320

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Directing Beckett by Lois Oppenheim, Directing Beckett Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Directing Beckett books, Interviews with and essays by twenty-two prominent directors of Samuel Beckett's work.


[Full Book] Beckett In Performance

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Author: Jonathan Kalb
Category : Drama
Languages : en
Pages : 277

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Directing Beckett by Jonathan Kalb, Beckett In Performance Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Beckett In Performance books, A critical look at the work of one of the twentieth century's most influential playwrights emerges from the viewpoint of numerous Beckett actors and directors and includes the author's personal experiences as well.


[Full Book] Samuel Beckett S Theatre In America

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Publisher: Springer
Author: N. Bianchini
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 204

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Directing Beckett by N. Bianchini, Samuel Beckett S Theatre In America Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Samuel Beckett S Theatre In America books, A study of the 30-year collaboration between playwright Samuel Beckett and director Alan Schneider, Bianchini reconstructs their shared American productions between 1956 and 1984. By examining how Beckett was introduced to American audiences, this book leads into a wider historical discussion of American theatre in the mid-to-late 20th century.


[Full Book] Filming Beckett S Television Plays

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Publisher: Bucknell University Press
Author: Cindy Homan
Category : Art
Languages : en
Pages : 136

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Directing Beckett by Cindy Homan, Filming Beckett S Television Plays Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Filming Beckett S Television Plays books, This work complements Sidney Homan's earlier prize-winning study, Beckett's Theatres: Interpretations for Performance, which combined metadramatic and performance criticism emerging from a tour of Florida's ten state prisons with a production of Waiting for Godot. The present volume grew out of the author's own sense that his work in the theater was distorting his understanding of Beckett's plays for television, that here the aesthetics of the medium were inseparable from the options for interpretation each play offered. If in the theater the rehearsal process is a way of "discovering" the play, of suggesting alternative readings, would the same hold true if the critic encountered works like Eh Joe, Ghost Trio, or Quad by going through the actual process of filming and then editing them? The resulting book charts the director's voyage into this important medium in Beckett's canon, from the moment he developed his "director's concept" for each work, informed as it was by scholarly and critical studies of the playwright, to the process of understanding Beckett's intentions as manifest not only in the scripts but also in his very specific directions for the camera and the actor's movements. The process then became public as rehearsals were held, followed by preproduction meetings with the technical staff, and the actual filming, followed in turn by postproduction work and then the responses of audiences. Encompassing performance criticism as it emerges from the gamut of activities involved in a production, from conception to filming to audience response, this study underscores the human factor, the intrusion of real-life into Beckett's stark, aesthetically tight dramatic worlds. In Quad, for example, the distinct personalities of the four actors, or "dancers" as the script calls them, somehow managed to resist the precise, dehumanized pacings specified by the playwright. The actor's physical strain in showing no outward emotion, let alone movement, as the off-camera voice berates him, was manifest involuntarily in his face as the camera in Eh Joe makes its nine four-inch moves toward a final close-up. Feeling too confined by Beckett's direction for the camera, the director tried variations on three of the works, substituting, for example, cuts for the slower dissolves in . . . but the clouds . . ., only to realize just why Beckett is always "right" no matter how much he may seem to limit the director or actor. Even as it recounts the circumstances leading up to the production, the preface of Filming Beckett's Television Plays puts this work within the context of contemporary performance-theory criticism. The copious notes provide a detailed review of the existing scholarship and critical commentary on Beckett's work for television.


[Full Book] Directing Endgame

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Author: Natka Bianchini
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Pages : 210

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Directing Beckett by Natka Bianchini, Directing Endgame Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Directing Endgame books,


[Full Book] Samuel Beckett S Theatre

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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Author: Katharine Worth
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 192

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Directing Beckett by Katharine Worth, Samuel Beckett S Theatre Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Samuel Beckett S Theatre books, The critical discussion highlights the unique fusion on Beckett's stage of cosmic scenery and humorous individualism."--Jacket.


[Full Book] Philosophical Aesthetics And Samuel Beckett

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Publisher: Peter Lang
Author: Andrea Oppo
Category : Philosophy
Languages : en
Pages : 268

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Directing Beckett by Andrea Oppo, Philosophical Aesthetics And Samuel Beckett Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Philosophical Aesthetics And Samuel Beckett books, This book examines the role of Samuel Beckett in contemporary philosophical aesthetics, primarily through analysis of both his own essays and the various interpretations that philosophers (especially Adorno, Blanchot, Deleuze, and Badiou) have given to his works. The study centres around the fundamental question of the relationship between art and truth, where art, as a negative truth, comes to its complete exhaustion (as Deleuze terms it) by means of a series of 'endgames' that progressively involve philosophy, writing, language and every individual and minimal form of expression. The major thesis of the book is that, at the heart of Beckett's philosophical project, this 'aesthetics of truth' turns out to be nothing other than the real subject itself, within a contradictory and tragic relationship that ties the Self/Voice to the Object/Body. Yet a number of questions remain open. 'What' or 'who' lies behind this process? What is left of the endgame of art and subjectivity? Finally, what sustains and renders possible Beckett's paradoxical axiom of the 'impossibility to express' alongside the 'obligation to express'? By means of a thorough overview of the most recent criticism of Beckett, this book will try to answer these questions.


[Full Book] Samuel Beckett S Endgame

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Publisher: Rodopi
Author: Mark S. Byron
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 289

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Directing Beckett by Mark S. Byron, Samuel Beckett S Endgame Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Samuel Beckett S Endgame books, This collection of essays – the first volume in the Dialogue series – brings together new and experienced scholars to present innovative critical approaches to Samuel Beckett's playEndgame. These essays broach a broad range of topics, many of which are inherently controversial and have generated significant levels of debate in the past. Critical readings of the play in relation to music, metaphysics, intertextuality, and time are counterpointed by essays that consider the nature of performance, the history of the theater and the music hall, Beckett's attitudes to directing his play, and his responses to other directors. This collection will be of special interest to Beckett scholars, to students of literature and drama, and to drama theorists and practitioners.


[Full Book] The Plays Of Samuel Beckett

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Publisher: A&C Black
Author: Katherine Weiss
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 286

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Directing Beckett by Katherine Weiss, The Plays Of Samuel Beckett Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Plays Of Samuel Beckett books, The Plays of Samuel Beckett provides a stimulating analysis of Beckett's entire dramatic oeuvre, encompassing his stage, radio and television plays. Ideal for students, this major study combines analysis of each play by Katherine Weiss with interveiws and essays from practitioners and scholars.


[Full Book] Samuel Beckett S Theatre In America

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Publisher: Springer
Author: N. Bianchini
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 204

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Directing Beckett by N. Bianchini, Samuel Beckett S Theatre In America Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Samuel Beckett S Theatre In America books, A study of the 30-year collaboration between playwright Samuel Beckett and director Alan Schneider, Bianchini reconstructs their shared American productions between 1956 and 1984. By examining how Beckett was introduced to American audiences, this book leads into a wider historical discussion of American theatre in the mid-to-late 20th century.


[Full Book] Beckett And Religion

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Publisher: Rodopi
Author: Marius Buning
Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 331

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[Full Book] Staging Beckett In Great Britain

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Author: David Tucker
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 288

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Directing Beckett by David Tucker, Staging Beckett In Great Britain Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Staging Beckett In Great Britain books, Beckett's relationship with British theatre is complex and underexplored, yet his impact has been immense. Uniquely placing performance history at the centre of its analysis, this volume examines Samuel Beckett's drama as it has been staged in Great Britain, bringing to light a wide range of untold histories and in turn illuminating six decades of drama in Britain. Ranging from studies of the first English tour of Waiting for Godot in 1955 to Talawa's 2012 all-black co-production of the same play, Staging Samuel Beckett in Great Britain excavates a host of archival resources in order to historicize how Beckett's drama has interacted with specific theatres, directors and theatre cultures in the UK. It traces production histories of plays such as Krapp's Last Tape; presents Beckett's working relationships with the Royal Court, Riverside and West Yorkshire Playhouse, as well as with directors such as Peter Hall; looks at the history of Beckett's drama in Scotland and how the plays have been staged in London's West End. Production analyses are mapped onto political, economic and cultural contexts of Great Britain so that Beckett's drama resonates in new ways, through theatre practice, against the complex contexts of Great Britain's regions. With contributions from experts in the fields of both Beckett studies and UK drama, including S.E. Gontarski, David Pattie, Mark Taylor-Batty and Sos Eltis, the volume offers an exceptional and unique understanding of Beckett's reception on the UK stage and the impact of his drama within UK theatre practices. Together with its sister volume, Staging Samuel Beckett in Ireland and Northern Ireland it will prove a terrific resource for students, scholars and theatre practitioners.


[Full Book] Beckett Waiting For Godot

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Author: David Bradby
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 255

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Directing Beckett by David Bradby, Beckett Waiting For Godot Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Beckett Waiting For Godot books, Explores the impact of Waiting for Godot on the theatre and its many interpretations.


[Full Book] Samuel Beckett

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Publisher: Routledge
Author: David Pattie
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 240

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Directing Beckett by David Pattie, Samuel Beckett Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Samuel Beckett books, Samuel Beckett's work forever changed the concepts of literature and theatre. His work remains a core part of introductory courses on literary history, drama, theatre or performance and also features in more specialist modules such as Modernism or The Absurd. Samuel Beckett is a comprehensive introduction to his life and work as well as an outline of the critical issues surrounding his work. This guidebook leaves judgements up to the student by explaining the full range of often very different critical views and interpretations and offers guides to further reading in each area discussed.


[Full Book] The Complete Critical Guide To Samuel Beckett

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Publisher: Psychology Press
Author: David Pattie
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 220

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Directing Beckett by David Pattie, The Complete Critical Guide To Samuel Beckett Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Complete Critical Guide To Samuel Beckett books, Samuel Beckett's work forever changed the concepts of literature and theatre. His work remains a core part of introductory courses on literary history, drama, theatre or performance and also features in more specialist modules such as Modernism or The Absurd. Samuel Beckett is a comprehensive introduction to his life and work as well as an outline of the critical issues surrounding his work. This guidebook leaves judgements up to the student by explaining the full range of often very different critical views and interpretations and offers guides to further reading in each area discussed.