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Author Jelavich, Peter.

Title Munich and theatrical modernism : politics, playwriting, and performance, 1890-1914 / Peter Jelavich
Edition First Harvard University Press paperback edition
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 403 pages) : illustrations
Summary Annotation This is the first cultural exploration of playwriting, directing, acting, and theater architecture in fin-de-siècle Munich. Peter Jelavich examines the commercial, political, and cultural tensions that fostered modernism's artistic revolt against the classical and realistic modes of nineteenth-century drama
Notes Originally published in 1985
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-396) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Experimental theater -- Germany -- Munich.
Popular culture -- Germany -- Munich.
Theater -- Political aspects -- Germany -- Munich.
Theater -- Germany -- Munich -- History.
Munich (Germany) -- Intellectual life.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0674588363 (paperback)
9780674588363 (paperback)