The Volksbuhne Movement A History *sd

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SKU
BK0031665
ISBN10 905755089X
ISBN13 9789057550898
Binding PAPERBACK
Author DAVIES
Language ENGLISH
Publisher TAYLOR & FRANCIS
Published Year 2000

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This publication is the first comprehensive account in English of the history of the Freie Volksb^D"hne, founded in Berlin in 1890 through the interaction of Social Democracy and Theatrical Naturalism. Cecil Davies details the nationwide growth of the Volksb^D"hne Movement during the 1920s through the 1990s - including Germany's stormy history up to World War I, the problems associated with building the Volksbühne's own theatre, and the reunification of Germany. Weight is given to the contributions of major figures in the movement such as Bruno Wille, Siegfried Nestriepke, and Erwin Piscator.