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Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht
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...BRECHT: THE PLEASURES OF DISTANCE I The fact that Mother Courage and Her Children written by Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956) was set in Sweden, Poland and Germany and its events happened during the period 1624 to 1636 is endorsement enough of its unconventional character. The three unities of time, place and action, considered to be the touchstone of success of a good drama, is given the go-by Brecht in a daring move to shift the scenes of the play across nations and spanning a decade. However, this departure has not in any way dampened the enthusiasm of the audience all over the world to appreciate Brechtian content. The...
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Bertolt Brecht: Epic Theater and criticism of German expressionism
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...Bertolt Brecht: ‘Epic Theater’ and criticism of German expressionism Contents Introduction 2 German Expressionism 3 Theory of Expressionistic arts 5Brecht's Non-Aristotelian Theater 6 Rise of Expressionistic art 8 A parallel comparison of Brecht's theories and German Expressionism 13 Conclusion 15 References 17 Introduction Twentieth century culture brought a large number of ideas contrasting to older classical approaches to arts. Historically, it is the most important era for shaping up the future of world. In art, philosophy and literature this era had been a period of drastic innovations that changed the perspectives towards many art forms. In theatrical art, most important new waves were...
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PERFORMANCE AND CULTURE
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...Bertolt Brecht contribution to modernist theatre Bertolt Brecht contribution to modernist theatre Introduction Bertolt Brecht was a German poet, play writer and performer that have been regarded as one of the prominent and influential personalities in the history of the theatre in the twentieth century. He has been credited for bringing some nonconventional and transforming changes in to the theatre. He encouraged new trends and thinking style among the audience and motivated them to think about the message and theme of the play rather becoming involved in the story line and characters of...
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The only role women play in war is that of the innocent victim
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...Bertolt Brecht and Women of Troy by Euripides attempt to unveil the roles of women in war as innocent victims. Both the playwrights make use of different contexts to unveil the cruelties of war upon womenfolk. Thesis statement: The comparison based on Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht and Women of Troy... ? The only role women play in war is that of the innocent victims Victimization and marginalization faced by women is an important setback in the history of human race. When this issue is superimposed into the context of hardships faced by women in wars, especially to the scenario of plays, the issue becomes more visible. For instance, the play Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt...
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The only role women play in war is that of the innocent victim
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...Bertolt Brecht and Women of Troy by Euripides attempt to unveil the roles of women in war as innocent victims. Both the playwrights make use of different contexts to unveil the cruelties of war upon womenfolk. Thesis statement: The comparison based on Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht and Women of Troy... and marginal, but these wars crushed their personal lives. In addition, their innocence and indirect involvement did not help them to escape from the mental trauma and identity crisis. In short, the comparison based on Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht and Women of Troy by Euripides proves women as innocent victims of war. To...
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Paper 2 - English Drama
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...Bertolt Brecht are two legendary names in the list of pioneers who introduced and developed these diverse forms of theatre in their plays such as “Mother Courage and Her Children... English Literature 2 December Experimental Theatre; Mother Courage and Her Children and Waiting for Godot Modernism can be defined as series of reforming cultural movements in the fields of architecture, literature and art which emerged in the three decades before 1940. It is interesting to notice that these cultural movements were in a constant process of transformation which ultimately led to development of some very diverse forms of theatre such as the theater of absurd and the epic theatre. Hence Samuel Beckett and...
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Biography of Rovin Jay and Jonathan Larson
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...Bertolt Brecht and Peter Brook; his musical inspirations were the Beatles, prince and Jesus Christ superstar. He drew motivation from Stephen Sondheim who became his adviser. After graduation, he performed in clubs and composed songs in the version of Rudyard Kiplings (Jungle Books).Though disappointed he believe he... of Jonathan Larson Jonathan Larson was an American based artist born in New York. His parents, Allan and Nanette loved music and theater. In elementary school, he took piano lessons and by the time he was joining high school he was already an expert. He won a full scholarship and joined the acting conservatory at Adelphi University. In School, he studied the theater of Bertolt Brecht and...
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Experimental Theatre; Mother Courage and Her Children and Waiting for Godot
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...Bertolt Brecht are two legendary names in the list of pioneers who introduced and developed these diverse forms of theatre in their plays such as “Mother Courage and Her Children... English Literature 2 December Experimental Theatre; Mother Courage and Her Children and Waiting for Godot Modernism can be defined as series of reforming cultural movements in the fields of architecture, literature and art which emerged in the three decades before 1940. It is interesting to notice that these cultural movements were in a constant process of transformation which ultimately led to development of some very diverse forms of theatre such as the theater of absurd and the epic theatre. Hence Samuel Beckett and...
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Book analysis
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...Bertolt Brecht and Theodor Adorno exiled out of the country. Other prominent figures include Erika Mann, Thomas Mann, Max Brod and Arnold Zweig. Unfortunately, some others such as Stefan Zweig and Ernst Weiss resorted to suicide fearing persecution. Work Cited: Craig, Gordon A. Germany 1866 – 1945. New York, Oxford: Oxford University, 1976... Germany 1866-1945 by Gordon A. Craig What qualities does Gordon Craig identify in his of Weimar Culture? Were they undermined or undone under the Nazi regime? The authorial perspective towards the general culture of the Weimar years has overall been a favorable one. Craig states emphatically that the Weimar period is second to none in German history, in terms...
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Humans and their way to see a perfect life
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...Bertolt Brecht conceptualizes a society where the individual pursuit for happiness is not necessarily divorced from one’s service to society. The reconciliation between the seemingly dichotomous Shen Te and Shui Ta is thus perhaps a critique of individualism which does not encompass fellow feeling. The presence of this doubling also presents to the readers/viewers a large array of futures for the play’s Setzuan. The immediate socio-political aim of this is arguably to shun any form of determinism for the future of either a nation or an individual. As the play develops the society and its individuals develop with numerous... of The Individual and the Society in The Good Woman of Setzuan In this play...
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Mother courage and her children
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...Bertolt Brecht for New York’s Public... ? ‘Mother Courage and Her Children Movie Review Most of the film makers worldwide adapted stories from real-life experience of war heroes and artists of the eventful past during the horrible times of Nazism and the devilish rein of Hitler. The essential feature of such pieces of art was their theme of building the sentimental touch of stories based on the heroics or horrors of wars. A majority of such visual presentations in the movie format belong to the documentary genre. The movie ‘Theatre of War’ is a piece of film editing excellence from the director of the movie John Walter. It is based on the play ‘Mother Courage and Her Children’, a 2006 production by...
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Brecht's Theory and Practice to Aristotle's Theory
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...Brecht: A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1962. Elsom, J. "Western Theater's European Roots." World and I, March 2003, p. 78. Jones, J. On Aristotle and Greek Tragedy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1962. Koss, Juliet. 2006. "On the Limits of Empathy." The Art Bulletin 88 (2006) :139+. Willett, J. The Theatre of Bertolt Brecht: A Study from Eight Aspects. London: Methuen, 1959.... ? Brecht theory on theatre vs Aristotelian theory Introduction Bert Brecht incorporated an innovative vision on Greek tragedy. The ancient dramatic plays have been changed in accordance with the developing and a changing nature of the society. Bert Brecht managed to redirect the focus of...
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A Reflection on Langdon Gilkeys Shantung Compound
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...Bertolt Brecht which goes, “For even the saintly folk will act like sinners unless they have their customary dinners” rang true for most of the book, especially when the seemingly most virtuous began thinking only of themselves. Gilkey also wrote what would happen if different people from all walks of life and faith were forced to stay together during the worst possible time, as well as explaining how adversities would test the character of a person to the limits. The book is his own reflections about the fragile nature of human willpower without any anchor or strong, authentic ties to faith, and that a person without character would be acting even worse... ?A Reflection on Langdon Gilkey’s Shantung...
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Aestheticism and Modernism
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...Bertolt Brecht The story of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht was for the most part a historically accurate telling of the life of Galileo. Brecht's story of Galileo's life is filled with him succumbing to the authorities no matter what his beliefs may be. This is similar to the lifestyle in Germany about the time Brecht had written this play. The story of Galileo takes place during the 17th century, a time period when everything, from beliefs to practices, was influenced by the church. The church had controlled the education system... Running Head: AESTHETICISM AND MODERNISM Aestheticism and Modernism [The [The of the Aestheticism and Modernism Introduction The modernist period lies from 1900-1950; a time...
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German History
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...Bertolt Brecht. 3. What German authors won the Nobel Prize for Literature for what works? 15 pts A. Century Author Works 20th Century Ricarda Huch 1. Das Judengrab 2. Deutsche Geschichte 3. Wallenstein 20th Century Erika Mitterer 1. Alle unsere Spiele 2. The Prince Of Darkness 21th Century Anna Kaleri 1. Signum 2. Hochleben 21th Century Herta Müller 1. Drückender Tango 2. Hunger und Seide 3. In der Falle B. Epic Theater refers to a form of writing that is used to describe the style and techniques that were... In Lessing’s Nathan the Wise, what is the major barrier between Recha and the Templar when they fall in love, and whyis it not possible for them to marry at the end? What has fundamentally...
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What was the artistic ideology of the Bauhaus
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...Bertolt Brecht’s a German is credited with this type of concept. In Epic theater concept, life is not portrayed as it exists but means of theater are used to demonstrate argument and social ideas. Bertolt Brecht plays were meant to remind the audience that they were watching performance. In his plays, there was no emotional attachment to the scenes and characters involved in the act. Actors involved had the opportunity to speak directly to the audience. The audience are given an opportunity... ?What was the artistic ideology of the Bauhaus? What political ideas influenced the approach of the Bauhaus conceptions of art and architecture? Why did the Bauhaus have to close down its Berlin institute? The...
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Bob Dylan
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...Bertolt Brecht, (and) encouraged him to write topical songs" (www.emplive.org). In his Chronicles, Dylan acknowledges that the influence of Bertolt Brecht on his songwriting and performing stemmed from her participation in Brechtian theater during their relationship... The times they are a-changin' A look at the times that influenced the song and vice versa Abstract The time was the sixties. The stage was set for a brave new world. There was a thrill of expectancy and excitement in the air, and a whiff of danger, too. All things that were new and radical and subversive were happening. The major social and political factors of the previous decade, like brinksmanship, fighting in the 3rd world,...
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Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing
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...Bertolt Brecht said, 'If you want to steal then buy a bank'. BCCI collaborated with the violators to make the laundering business happen. Nearly 3000 accounts in BCCI was about money laundering. Every account was dealing in nuclear weapons, gun running, narcotics and all... Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Introduction 'Laundering' informal pass illegally obtained money through a bank or business to conceal its origin - Oxford English Dictionary. Money laundering has its origin when the British landed up in India and other Oriental countries. It was a common scene to find a person who has returned from the Orient rich and pompous. Money in various forms, taken from these Oriental countries was sen...
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Final exam
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...Bertolt Brecht’s a German is credited with this type of concept. In Epic theater concept, life is not portrayed as it exists but means of theater are used to demonstrate argument and social ideas. Bertolt Brecht plays were meant to remind the audience that they were watching performance. In his plays, there was no emotional attachment to the scenes and characters involved in the act. Actors involved had the opportunity to speak directly to the audience. The audience are given an opportunity... What was the artistic ideology of the Bauhaus? What political ideas influenced the approach of the Bauhaus conceptions of art and architecture? Why did the Bauhaus have to close down its Berlin institute? The primar...
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The Accusing Girls in Arthur Miller's The Crucible
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...Bertolt Brecht which he describes in his work A short Organum for the Theatre, the Theatre of Cruelty, the Theatre of Oppression and others formed a movement that brought back a vitality to the stage that was missing from earlier forms of drama (Brecht 3). Redefining Aristotelian ideas about... ? The Accusing Girls in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible of the The Accusing Girls in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible Plays are an important means of influencing the society in which one lives. The importance of plays had gone up drastically in the twentieth century when various new forms of theatre came up in response to the new political formations that were in vogue in different parts of the world. The epic style of...
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The Stasi Officer in The Lives of Others
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...Bertolt Brecht. Here, we see a cold heart warming up; he also knew how to love. As translated in English from German, the first stanza runs - On that day in the blue moon September/ Quietly under a young plum tree/ There I held it, the quiet bleach love/ In my arm like a holden dream/ And over us in the beautiful summer sky/ Was a cloud, which I saw for a long time/ It was very white and very high above/ And never there as I looked up, was her/. Later, on his way through the elevator he runs across a boy cursing the Stasi. A natural reaction from him would have been to inquire about the father, but he didn't mind. The change... work] The Stasi Officer in The Lives of Others: A Review The Lives of...
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Answer the questions
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...Bertolt Brecht. 3. What German authors won the Nobel Prize for Literature for what works? One of the female authors of the 20th and 21st century from Germany is Herta Muller and some of her works include poetry and novels. Secondly, Elfriede Jelinek is another woman has made tremendous strides in German literature. Some of her works include plays, novels and linguistics. Nelly Sachs is another woman poet and German playwright and is one of the women who has revolutionized... In Lessing’s Nathan the Wise, what is the major barrier between Recha and the Templar when they fall in love, and why is it not possible for them to marry at the end? What has fundamentally changed? When Recha and Templar fall in l...
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Film Studies (Realism)
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...Bertolt Brecht is acknowledged by many literary critics as one of the foremost thinkers and playwrights of the early twentieth century. What is in fact, amazing when one studies the pioneering work of this genius is that his theories and arguments are still as relevant and are subject to practical use even in today's time. His observations on society and culture are as relevant today as they were earlier. What he attempted was not to alienate the audience but to encourage a passive acquiescence as that found in the old bourgeois theatre. The entire... Ques) Refer to a film of your choice and explain how your chosen text might be labeled 'Brechtian'. Ans) It's not astonishing or shocking to registerthat...
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Viewing Brecht Through a Marxist Lens
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...Brecht, Bertolt. Coser, Lewis A. Masters of Sociological Thought: Ideas in Historical and Social Context, 2nd ed. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1977. Marx, Karl. Early Writings, trans. and ed. by T. B. Bottomore. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1964. Simon, Lawrence H., ed. Karl Marx: Selected Writings. Cambridge, MA: Hackett Publishing Company, 1994.... Viewing Brecht Through a Marxist Lens The notion of “alienation” is central to Marxs social and economic analysis andis the subject matter of Marxs sociology of knowledge. For Marx, the history of mankind has a double aspect: It is a history marked by the increasing control of man over nature as it is simultaneously...
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Write a papper examining the nature of main character in one of the major work of the semester .research what other critics, including a reasonable number of critics,including over five to ten years , have said in support of your description.s
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...Bertolt Brecht. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015.... Hedda Gabler The term a protagonist in the simplest and most basic sense refers to a lead character or person in a story or works of literature. It also refers to the person whom the story, the plot or the sequence of events is centered around and focused on. It is important to note and stress the fact that some of the characters who are protagonists in literature do not articulate their issues or roles as accurately as one might expect to see or read. However, the irreducible minimum is that the lead characters or the protagonists are usually overtaken by the events of life surrounding them and find it difficult to accept the realities of their lives as...
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An Analysis of Modern Theatre
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...Bertolt Brecht, who thought of all that happened on stage as a mere demonstration that needed to remind the audience of the outside world (Brecht, 2000). For this, there is, in pantomime, the illusion of an almost bodily connection between the audience and the actors. The exaggerated movements of the actors seek to bring the audience too within its grasp and create a social unity. This unity refers to a unity that is created by the togetherness of the people involved as part of the same society outside the theatre... ? An analysis of Modern theatre of the An analysis of Modern theatre Written with a Marxistintent, or at least a Marxist bent of mind, John McGrath’s A Good Night Out and Mikhail Bakhtin’s...
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Brecht and Shakespeare
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...Brecht and Shakespeare: The Literary Connection Apart from being a legend in his own lifetime, William Shakespeare remains one of the most influential writers for centuries to come. Even though he might have been writing four hundred years ago, there is still a lot of breakthroughs that Shakespeare made in terms of literary competence, which are a benchmark for modern writers as well. The thesis statement for this paper is one that revolves around the elements of Shakespeare's writing that have shaped the writings of Brecht. This paper seeks to etch the map along which Shakespeare affected the trends in the modern literary terrain. Apart from being...
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Black Images In Film
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...Bertolt Brecht. In contrast, Gutirrez Alea's film deconstructs the role of propaganda in media and allows the audience to identify with three key moments of cultural revolution as it evokes the assault on the slaves mounted by the white groups evokes necessity for change and liberation... films always defined the limits of expression in revolutionary Cuba Schroeder, 12-22) 'The Last Supper' or 'La ltima cena' by Tomas GutierrezAlea, Cuba, 1976. (101 min) is based on an incident from 18th century Cuban history. The film concentrates on a pious slaveholder who decides to improve his soul and instruct his slaves in the glories of Christianity by inviting 12 of them to participate in a reenactment of the...
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Viewing Brecht Through a Marxist Lens
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...Brecht, Bertolt. Coser, Lewis A. Masters of Sociological Thought: Ideas in Historical and Social Context, 2nd ed. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1977. Marx, Karl. Early Writings, trans. and ed. by T. B. Bottomore. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1964. Simon, Lawrence H., ed. Karl Marx: Selected Writings. Cambridge, MA: Hackett Publishing Company, 1994.... Viewing Brecht Through a Marxist Lens The notion of "alienation" is central to Marx's social and economic analysis and is the subject matter of Marx's sociology of knowledge. For Marx, the history of mankind has a double aspect: It is a history marked by the increasing control of man over nature as it is simultaneously...
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Bertolt Brechts Life of Galileo: Social and individual concerns are inextricable in modern literary texts
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...Bertolt Brecht’s “Life of Galileo Social and individual concerns are inextricable in modern literary texts Quigley, A. E., 1985. “Brecht: Life of Galileo”. In: A. E. Quigley, ed. The Modern Stage and Other Worlds. London: Taylor & Francis, pp. 142-172. The modern period has widely been regarded as one of the most innovative and productive in the history of the theatre and the modern plays such as Bertolt Brecht’s Life of Galileo inextricably links social and individual concerns. “Brecht: Life of Galileo” forms the eighth chapter of the Austin E. Quigley’s celebrated critical work The Modern Stage and Other Worlds, which discusses how social and individual concerns are inextricably connected... ...
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Avente Garde
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...Bertolt Brecht, a German dramatist and stage... 115103 AVANT GARDE THEATRE Avente Garde, a word of French origin, meaning unconventional, or to give a more sensitive meaning, 'a group active inthe invention of new art', which could be of painting, theoretical experimentation or any other art form, had been used as a stylish word in English language for a long time. "Avant-Garde has become a rubbery term which is applied to art that is considered to be anti-traditional or new. At its most basic level, it is a descriptive term for what is new at any given time," http://dlibrary.acu.edu.au/staffhome/deryan/web2004/mod_drama_dada.htm One of the main characteristics of avant garde that individual creativity...
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Social and Cultural Philosophy
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...Bertolt Brecht would have it published in Moscow. As it turned out, none f the German versions appeared in print until Adorno and his wife Gretel included the third version f the essay in their two-volume edition f Benjamin's selected works, in 1955. This is the version that served as the basis for Harry Zohn's translation, "The Work f Art in the Age f Mechanical Reproduction," the only one available in English... Social and Cultural Philosophy The political stakes in the modern split between high and low art were never more clearly articulated than in the debate between Walter Benjamin and Theodor W. Adorno on popular culture. When Adorno described his defense f autonomous art and Benjamin's apology...
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Deutsche Bank Spying affaire
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...Bertolt Brecht, the Marxist playwright and poet.” The fallout from the scandal has even far greater implications... Running head: DEUTCHE BANK The Secret Life of Deutsche Bank: The Spying Affair In 2009 the international financial world wasshocked at allegations that Deutsche Bank, which employs over eighty-thousand people in seventy-six countries, had suspended its security chief after allegations that Germanys largest bank had spied not just on its employees but also on people outside the financial institution. The radical and at times careless investigation methods employed by the bank raised a myriad of serious legal issues, not the least of which were data protection and privacy concerns. Although...
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Performer is a man of action. He is not somebody who plays another. He is a doer, a priest, a warrior... What is Acting
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...Bertolt Brecht brought upon the stage. Whereas most of the previous... Performer is a man of action. He is not somebody who plays another. He is a doer, a priest, a warrior...” What is acting? Introduction Acting is a profound and vast phenomenon that initially holds its origin in the ancient classical Greek tragedies with the supernatural intervention of Dionysus- the goat head god of revelry. According to the legend of acting, in the sixth century Greece, a man called Thespis emerged from a choir of performers to utter aloud some solo lines, and acting was built eventually from there. (What is Acting, n.d.) The classical stage of drama portrays a miscellany of paradoxes in it. It depicts the characters ...
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Epic Theater and criticism of German expressionism
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...Bertolt Brecht: ‘Epic Theater’ and criticism of German expressionism Contents Introduction 2 German Expressionism 3 Theory of Expressionistic arts 5 Brechts Non-Aristotelian Theater 6 Rise of Expressionistic art 8 A parallel comparison of Brechts theories and German Expressionism 13 Conclusion 15 References 17 Introduction Twentieth century culture brought a large number of ideas contrasting to older classical approaches to arts. Historically, it is the most important era for shaping up the future of world. In art, philosophy and literature this era had been a period of drastic innovations that changed the...
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Howard Barker's ''The Castle''
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...Bertolt Brecht. He is not typical of the British theatre establishment and has often alienated himself from them. He is not the type of artist to leave the script at the rehearsal door and not engage with the process beyond that. He is detailed, descriptive and respectful of the discipline of dramaturgy. Barker has gone so far... Critically explore and account for experiments with Female Characters in Howard Barker's The Castle (1985) Howard Barker: playwright, poet, visual artist, and essayist. Barker encompasses the total, complete and methodical approach to theatre and the construction of mise-en-scene. In this he shares much in common with European theatre practitioners, such as Antonin Artaud and...
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Feminist Modern and Post-modern Art
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...Bertolt Brecht it is the social rhetoric of gesture. For Kruger, power implements its impositions through the imagistic stereotype, the pose.74 Kruger uses the stereotype in many ways to support her feminist views. Her stereotypes are codes or "references" that represent her political, social and cultural views. The primary stereotypical image is that of the woman; Kruger was aware of the male gaze and how images of women were perceived.75... of Contents Table of Contents Feminist Modern and Post-modern Art Photography through a Greenbergian Lens 2 Introduction 2 2 Greenberg's Art Theory 3 3 Modernism/Postmodernism 8 4 Photography as Art 14 4.1 Feminist Photo-Art 16 4.2 Female Photographers 19 5 C...
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McCarthyism and its affect on Hollywood
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...Bertolt Brecht, playwright, provided clues and then went to Germany. Ten others: Lester Cole, Herbert Biberman, Adrian Scott, Albert Maltz, Dalton Trumbo, Samuel Ornitz, Edward Dmytryk, Ring Lardner Jr., John Howard Lawson and Alvah Bessie denied to response all your questions... ? [Supervisor McCarthyism and its affect on Hollywood Introduction Blacklisted in Hollywood, in specific, blacklisted in the amusement commerce, where it was amplified register of mid-twentieth 100 years, writers, actors, controllers, instrumentalists and other professionals in the animation of the United States who have been deprived of work in the area because of their political convictions or associations, genuine or...
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What should young people be taught about theatre and what principles should guide the padagogy
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...Bertolt Brecht agrees with Boal that theatre may be used for both instruction and entertainment. He implies that for theatre to serve its usefulness in spreading messages for social concerns, it should also amuse to keep the interest of the audience. To this, Jackson (2007) concurs and further argues that “theatre that aims to educate or influence can truly do so only if it values entertainment, the artistry and craftsmanship that are associated with resonant, powerful theatre, and the aesthetic qualities that -by definition -will appeal... My Beliefs On What Should Young People Be Taught About Theatre And What Principles Should Guide The Pedagogy Introduction The British has been known as a cultured...
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McCarthyism and its affect on Hollywood
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...Bertolt Brecht, playwright, provided clues and then went to Germany. Ten others: Lester Cole, Herbert Biberman, Adrian Scott, Albert Maltz, Dalton Trumbo, Samuel Ornitz, Edward Dmytryk, Ring Lardner Jr., John Howard Lawson and Alvah Bessie denied to response all your questions... [Supervisor McCarthyism and its affect on Hollywood Introduction Blacklisted in Hollywood, in specific, blacklisted in the amusement commerce, where it was amplified register of mid-twentieth 100 years, writers, actors, controllers, instrumentalists and other professionals in the animation of the United States who have been deprived of work in the area because of their political convictions or associations, genuine or...
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Clement Greenbergs Past Theories of Post-Modernism
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...Bertolt Brecht it is the social rhetoric of gesture. For Kruger, power implements its impositions through the imagistic stereotype, the pose.74 Kruger uses the stereotype in many ways to support her feminist views. Her stereotypes are codes or “references” that represent her political, social and cultural views. The primary stereotypical image is that of the woman; Kruger was aware of the male gaze and how images of women were perceived.75 In the image, Your Gaze Hits the Side of My Face, (Fig. 3... Table of Contents Table of Contents Feminist Modern and Post-modern Art Photography through a Greenbergian Lens 2 Introduction 2 2 Greenberg’s Art Theory 3 3 Modernism/Postmodernism 7 4 Photography as Art...
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Drama
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...Brecht and Mueller states that, “Stanislavski speaks of rhythms which sweep across scene” (160). Sometimes, the rhythm may be insignificant in a scene because of the manner in which an actor expresses the words. In addition, I also agree that the use of images during acting bring forth a better understanding to the audience. Although, Stanislavski system may be challenging to some actors, the system has incredible method of harmonizing several weakness during acting. The system also provides a platform for learning to new and weak actors. Moreover, the system can measure the actor’s talent through the actor’s ability to manage incomplete transformation. Works...
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Essay: How is Boccaccio's description of love, death, fate, and honor the same as, and different from, that described by Dante,
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...Brecht, Bertolt and Tony Kushner. Mother Courage and her children : a chronicle of the Thirty Years' War. London : Methuen Drama, 2009. Print.... How is Boccaccio's of love, death, fate, and honor the same as, and different from, that described by Dante, Virgil, and/or Homer? Description of love, death, fate, and honor has been explored by Dante’s Hell, which is one of Dante Alighieri’s interesting books, where he explores the nature of sin and the Christian universal quest for God’s kingdom. Dante accomplishes his mission by travelling through Hell. He is lead through by the Ghost of Virgil and he is shown various aspects and sections of hell. In Dante’s Hell, sinners are placed in categories or...
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Comparing the numbering technique in Brecht'ss A short Organum for the Theatre and Susan Sontag's Notes on 'Camp'
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...Brecht, Bertolt. A Short Organum for the Theater. Trans. John Willett. London: Methuen, 1949.... Numbering Technique: To support or not to support? The manner in which an delivers his or her message to the audience certainly affects the meaning, scope and content of the message. This means that there exists an inseparable relationship between the form and content of a text. This further becomes obvious from an analysis of Brecht’s “A Short Organum for the Theatre” and Susan Sontag’s “Notes on ‘Camp.’” Both authors make innovative use of numbering as a shared technique so that their texts reflect their central concepts differently through the style in which the narrations are done. In order to understand ...
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Numbering Technique
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...Brecht, Bertolt. A Short Organum for the Theater. Trans. John Willett. London: Methuen, 1949.... Numbering Technique: To support or not to support The manner in which an delivers his or her message to the audience certainly affects the meaning, scope and content of the message. This means that there exists an inseparable relationship between the form and content of a text. This further becomes obvious from an analysis of Brecht's "A Short Organum for the Theatre" and Susan Sontag's "Notes on 'Camp.'" Both authors make innovative use of numbering as a shared technique so that their texts reflect their central concepts differently through the style in which the narrations are done. In order to understand h...
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Spring Awakening Analysis
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...Brecht, Bertolt. “Mother Courage”. (1990) Penguin Classics. Ibsen, Henrik. “An Enemy of the People” O’Neil, James. (2003) “How to analyze literature” As viewed on the worldwide web at URL http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072486813/student_view0/how_to_write_about_literature.html#7 Wedekind, Frank. (1980) “Spring Awakening” Methuen Publishing Ltd... to the Recruiting Officer that war forces people to become organized. “The Recruiting Officer sees Mother Courage approaching in her wagon. She comes onstage seated on the wagon with her daughter Kattrin while her two sons pull the wagon like animals.” (Brecht) This is when the Sergeant stops Mother Courage’s wagon...
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Frank Wedeknds play Springs Awakening
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...Brecht, Bertolt. "Mother Courage". (1990) Penguin Classics. Ibsen, Henrik. "An Enemy of the People" O'Neil, James. (2003) "How to analyze literature" As viewed on the worldwide web at URL http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072486813/student_view0/how_to_write_about_literature.html#7 Wedekind, Frank. (1980) "Spring Awakening" Methuen Publishing Ltd... to the Recruiting Officer that war forces people to become organized. "The Recruiting Officer sees Mother Courage approaching in her wagon. She comes onstage seated on the wagon with her daughter Kattrin while her two sons pull the wagon like animals." (Brecht) This is when the Sergeant stops Mother Courage's...
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Maupassant; you choose
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...Brecht, Bertolt. “The Life of Galileo.” Translated by Desmond L. Vesey. A play on the life of Galileo, a scientist, who created great controversies due to his truthful statements related to astronomy. Hugo, Victor (Author) Wilbour, Charles E. (Translator): Les Miserables. A work which is above all is contemporary in spirit. Hesse, Hermann (Author) Rosner, Hilda (Translator): Siddhartha The story... 303955 Maupassant Proposal ...
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What is literature and how should one read it
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...Bertolt Brecht's plays are examples of enabling the audiences to develop a critical understanding of the world in order to make them see the world with their eyes. Brecht uses the techniques of alienation in his plays for distancing and detaching the spectator from the play but involving him/her in it. Walter Benjamin saw the mechanisms of production as central to understanding art and literature. The forces at work of industrial capitalism also have the capability to shape the form and content of art and literature... What is literature and how should one read it' Ideology/ Hegemony/ Power There are various theoretical approaches to the study of literature such as Marxism, Semiotics,...
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Analysis Of Film Sunrise
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...Bertolt Brecht’s Dreigroschenoper (1928). According to Pike (2004) Brecht displaced the analysis of his own urban situation through time and space, setting it in a London which was simultaneously eighteenth-century, Dickensian, and contemporary. Pike (2004), argues that Lang's film and Brecht’s play render specific visions of modernity by plotting the horizontal cityscape onto a vertical axis... ?Analysis of Sunrise (1927) Introduction The movie Sunrise 1927 is a silent movie, which is also known as Sunrise: A song of Two Humans. German film director, F. W Munrau, directed Sunrise (1927), for the Hollywood audience. The film was an adaptation of Hermann Sudermann’s 1914 short story, A Trip to Tilst. The...
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