The Resource (Re)telling old stories : Peter Brook's Mahabharata and Ariane Mnouchkine's Les Atrides, Dominic Glynn

(Re)telling old stories : Peter Brook's Mahabharata and Ariane Mnouchkine's Les Atrides, Dominic Glynn

Label
(Re)telling old stories : Peter Brook's Mahabharata and Ariane Mnouchkine's Les Atrides
Title
(Re)telling old stories
Title remainder
Peter Brook's Mahabharata and Ariane Mnouchkine's Les Atrides
Statement of responsibility
Dominic Glynn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Peter Brook and Ariane Mnouchkine are among the most important directors in recent theatre history. & ltBR> This book focuses on two of their landmark productions, & ltI>Mahabharata & lt/I> (1985) and & ltI>Les Atrides & lt/I> (1992-1994) respectively, in order to uncover parallel methodologies in the transfer of ancient mythological narratives to the contemporary French stage. & ltBR> It investigates audiences' relationship with these works re-told, questioning their/our relationship to heritage, at a time when marketing departments and politicians re-hash the same old stories to cajole would-be consum
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
822.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6069.U67
LC item number
.G596 2015eb
Literary form
dramas
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
(Re)telling old stories : Peter Brook's Mahabharata and Ariane Mnouchkine's Les Atrides, Dominic Glynn
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction. Grand Narratives; Chapter 1. Epic Storytellers; Granting Access; Giving Direction: Narrative Presence Shaping the Performances; Performing Sites: Spaces for Storytelling; The Shifting Point; Chapter 2. Struggles on the French Scene; (A Kind of) Theatre for Everybody?; Making Theatre Together; The Coming of Age of a Director's Theatre; Contested Authority; Chapter 3. Dramas, Rituals and Symbolic Stage Actions; A Case Study; The Path to Enlightenment; Defining the Right Course of Action; Chapter 4. Participative Theatre Ceremonies
  • Translated spacesTimely Pleasure; A Dislocated Ritual; Chapter 5. Culture Clashes; Universality and Difference; Embracing 'Other' Cultures; Mixing Cultures: Polyphony or discordance?; The Critical Afterlives of the Mahabharata and Les Atrides; Conclusion. Myths for Postmoderns; Bibliography
Control code
ocn912310749
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (148 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783035265194
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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783287
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32926431
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)912310749
  • pebcs3035265194

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