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Theatre of catastrophe

Theatre of catastrophe

new essays on Howard Barker

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Published by Oberon Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Barker, Howard -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Barker, Howard -- Dramatic production.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-237) and index.

    Statementedited by Karoline Gritzner and David Ian Rabey.
    ContributionsGritzner, Karoline., Rabey, David Ian, 1958-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6052.A6485 Z89 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p. ;
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20191578M
    ISBN 101840026723, 1840026944
    LC Control Number2006491182

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Fifteen varied essays discuss the style, language, and vision of Howard Barker, one of Britain’s most influential and controversial playwrights. The Paperback of the Theatre of Catastrophe: New Essays on Howard Barker by Karoline Gritzner at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to Pages: In this book 15 varied essays discuss the style, language and vision of one of Britain's most influential and controversial playwrights. Focusing on different aspects of what Barker has called the.

Fifteen essays on the style, language and vision of one of Britain’s most influential and controversial playwrights. Focusing on different aspects of what Barker has called the Theatre of Catastrophe, an international range of academics offer illuminating interpretations of his work. Includes analyses of the political, moral and historical aspects of his writing, its poetry and eroticism.

This collection of essays is the first to consider the full range of Barker's theatrical objectives and achievements, and reflects his international status as an artistic thinker and practitioner. Contributors from around the world consider key events and themes in Barker's plays such as death, sexuality, performance, blindness, politics, eroticism and cruelty.

Overviews of Barker's career. OBERON BOOKS LONDON. CONTENTS Notes on Contributors 9 1. Raising Hell 13 An Introduction to Howard Barker's Theatre of Catastrophe DAVID IAN RABEY 2.

Howard Barker in Conversation with 30 DAVID IAN RABEY AND KAROLINE GRITZNER 3. i am not what I was' 38 Adaptation and Transformation in the Theatre of Howard Barker and The Wrestling School ANDY W.

Theatre of Catastrophe The achievement of Barker's work has been its exemplification of the obligation of choice or refusal for the audience and performers alike. This works by throwing their sense of experience into flux. Through drama which pursues to the boundaries of the tolerable and explodes them.

Home / Product / Books / Theatre of Catastrophe. Theatre of Catastrophe £ New essays on Howard Barker. Edited by Karoline Gritzner and David Ian Rabey. Published by Oberon Books. 2 in stock. Theatre of Catastrophe quantity.

Add to cart. SKU: Category: Books. Description. His book Catastrophe: An Investigation into the Origins of the Modern World, based on years of careful research spanning five continents, argues that sometime in A.D.a worldwide disaster struck and uprooted nearly every culture then extant.

Given contemporary reports of the sun being blotted out or weakened for nearly a year and a half, followed by famine, drought, and plague, it's hard not to think Cited by:   The catastrophe here is in the future, bookended by the cosiness of the present, which (the present being the late 19th century) is all drinks by the fire and helpful butlers.

Howard Barker and The Wrestling School have been seen as marginal to the major concerns of British theatre, problematic in their staging and challenging in the ideas they explore.

Yet Barker's writing career spans six decades, he is the only living writer to have been accorded an entire season with the Royal Shakespeare Company, and The Wrestling School produces theatre of such a striking.

Fifteen varied essays discuss the style, language and vision of one of Britain's most influential and controversial playwrights. Focusing on different aspects of what Barker has called the Theatre of Catastrophe, an international range of academics offer illuminating interpretations of his : Oberon Books.

Buy Theatre of Catastrophe: New Essays on Howard Barker First Edition by Gritzner, Karoline, Rabey, David Ian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).

This book explores questions of gender, desire, embodiment, and language in Barker’s oeuvre. With The Castle as a focal point, the scope extends considerably beyond this play to incorporate analysis and exploration of the Theatre of Catastrophe; questions of gender, subjectivity and desire; God/religion; aesthetics of the self; autonomy-heteronomy; ethics; and the relation between political Brand: Palgrave Pivot.

Fifteen varied essays discuss the style, language and vision of one of Britain's most influential and controversial playwrights. Focusing on different aspects of what Barker has called the Theatre of Catastrophe, an international range of academics offer illuminating interpretations of his work.

Summary: In this book 15 varied essays discuss the style, language and vision of one of Britain's most influential and controversial playwrights. Focusing on different aspects of what Barker has called the 'Theatre of Catastrophe', an international range of academics.

This book is more than a collection of essays: it is a cultural manifesto for Barker’s own ‘Theatre of Catastrophe’. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review.

Howard Barker and the Theatre of Catastrophe. He has published a book on Heiner Müller, Literature versus Theatre (), and articles on Author: Chris Megson. The contributors to this volume, many of whom have previously written on Barker's work and cite from personal correspondence with the author, approach Barker's "theatre of catastrophe" from the vantage points of content, style, theory, aesthetics, dramaturgy, production, reception, and influence, and offer useful insights into Barker's.

Megson, CHoward Barker and the Theatre of Catastrophe. in M Luckhurst (ed.), A Companion to Modern British and Irish Drama, Blackwell, Oxford, pp. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Theatre of Catastrophe: New Essays on Howard Barker by David Ian Rabey (, Hardcover) at .Catastrophe is a short play by Samuel Beckett, written in French in at the invitation of A.I.D.A.

(Association Internationale de Défense des Artistes) and “[f]irst produced in the Avignon Festival (21 July ) Beckett considered it ‘massacred.’” It is one of his few plays to deal with a political theme and, arguably, holds the title of Beckett's most optimistic work.