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The Grotowski Sourcebook

Edited by RICHARD SCHECHNER, Lisa Wolford Wylam

Routledge – 2001 – 544 pages

Series: Worlds of Performance

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    978-0-415-13111-7
    January 24th 2001
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    978-0-415-13110-0
    October 22nd 1997

Description

This acclaimed volume is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of Jerzy Grotowski's long and multi-faceted career. It is essential reading for anyone interested in Grotowski's life and work.

Edited by the two leading experts on Grotowski, the sourcebook features:

*essays from the key performance theorists who worked with Grotowski, including Eugenio Barba, Peter Brook, Jan Kott, Eric Bentley, Harold Clurman, and Charles Marowitz

*writings which trace every phase of Grotowski's career from his 'theatre of production' to 'objective drama' and 'art as vehicle'

*a wide-ranging collection of Grotowski's own writings, plus an interview with his closest collaborator and 'heir', Thomas Richards

*an array of photographs documenting Grotowski and his followers in action

*a historical-critical study of Grotowski by Richard Schechner.

Reviews

'Schechner and Wolford managed to build a real Grotowski bible.' - Amazon.com

Name: The Grotowski Sourcebook (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by RICHARD SCHECHNER, Lisa Wolford Wylam. This acclaimed volume is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of Jerzy Grotowski's long and multi-faceted career. It is essential reading for anyone interested in Grotowski's life and work.Edited by the two leading experts on...
Categories: Theatre & Performance Studies, Performance Theory, Writing