MODERNISM
Required Texts
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REQUIRED TEXTS:
  • Nichols, Modernism;  A literary Guide
  • Bradbury & McFarlane, Modernism
  • Esslin, The Theatre of the Absurd
  • Jarry, Ubu Roi

  • ARTICLES:  FISKE-KIMBALL 2-HOUR RESERVE, 2 copies each:
    (also on ereserve - just click on the article name)
  • Williams, "When Was Modernism?"
  • Zola, "Naturalism on the Stage"
  • Lukacs, " The Sociology of Modern Drama"
  • Wagner, " The Art-Work of the Future"
  • Arnold Hauser, Ch. 3, V. III, The Social History of Art
  • Deak, "Symbolist Staging at Theatre D'Art" + TDR (T 71):  117-22
  • Rubiner, "Man in the Center"
  • Kornfeld, "Epilogue to the Actor"
  • Marinetti, "The 'Variety Theatre' Manifesto"
  • Surrealist manifestoes:  "Open the Prisons!  Disband the Army;"  "Declaration of 27 January 1925";"La Revolution Surrealiste"
  • Gerould, "Eisenstein's Wiseman"
  • Eisenstein, "Montage of Attractions"
  • Brecht, "The Street Scene"
  • Brecht , "The Modern Theatre is the Epic Theatre"

  • SCRIPTS:  THOSE WITHOUT * ON FISKE-KIMBALL 2-HOUR RESERVE, 2 copies each:
  • Ibsen, *Peer Gynt; *Rosmersholm; *Brand
  • Artaud,Jet of Blood
  • Strindberg, *The Father; * A Dream Play;
  • Becque, * The Vultures
  • Genet, * The Maids; * The Balcony
  • Weiss, *Marat Sade
  • Camus, *Caligula
  • Jarry, Ubu Roi
  • Pinter, * Old Times
  • Apollinaire, The Breasts of Tiresias
  • Cocteau, The Wedding on the Eiffel Tower
  • Tzara, The Gas Heart
  • Kokoschka, Murder the Woman's Hope
  • Maeterlinck, Pelleas and Melisande: Acts 1-2; Acts 3-4; Act 5
  • Roinard, Song of Songs of Solomon
  • Kruchenykh, Victory Over the Sun
  • Cangiullo, The Lady-Killer and the Four Seasons
  • * = NOT on reserve; You must locate