Theatre of the oppressed

By: Boal, Augusto

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Text in English, Spanish. 216p. : ill.; 22 cm. Pluto classics. Part of Pluto's 21st birthday series "Get Political", which brings essential political writing in a range of fields to a new audience. This new edition of "Theater of the Oppressed" brings a classic work on radical drama fully up to date and includes a new introduction by the author Augusto Boal. Boal restores theatre to its proper place as a popular form of communication and expression. He demonstrates the ways in which theatre has come to reflect ruling-class control, drawing on the theories of Aristotle and Machiavelli. He then shows the process reversed in Brechtian/Marxist poetics to the revolutionary potential of transforming the spectator into the actor. Throughout, Boal draws on his own experience in Latin America and illustrates his theory with practical examples.

Title: Theatre of the oppressed

Author Name: Boal, Augusto

Categories: Activism, Rebellion & Politics
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Publisher: London, Pluto: 2000

ISBN Number: 745316573

Binding: Trade paperback

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 1359