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The Theatre of the Weimar Republic

John Willett

The Theatre of the Weimar Republic

by John Willett

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Published by Holmes & Meier Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9400324M
    ISBN 100841913579
    ISBN 109780841913578
    OCLC/WorldCa232061458

    Prior to the opening night of Cabaret we’ll take a historic overview of the Weimar Republic’s rise and cultural impact on women, LGBTQ+ Berliners, and Jews, as well as its decline, leading to the Nazi seizure of ’ll also explore how that narrative resonates today with Georgetown Professor Katrin Sieg and Dr. Jake Newsome of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The Weimar Republic Defeat in led to the Kaiser’s abdication, a republic and a new constitution. The new Germany faced huge problems, not least those caused by its punishment in.

    A laboratory for competing visions of modernity, the Weimar Republic () continues to haunt the imagination of the twentieth century. Its political and cultural lessons retain uncanny relevance for all who seek to understand the tensions and possibilities of our age. The Weimar Republic Sourcebook represents the most comprehensive documentation of Weimar culture, history, and politics 4/5(3).   The Last Operetta of the Weimar Republic Returns to Berlin The Komische Oper has reconstructed Jaromir Weinberger’s “Frühlingsstürme,” a show that .

      The following is an excerpt from Queer Identities and Politics in Germany: A History, by Clayton J. Whisnant. As early as the turn of the century, Berlin’s gay scene was attracting. Musical Theatre in the Weimar Republic DAVID DREW Chairman PROFESSOR SIR JACK WESTRUP (PRESIDENT) THE WEIMAR REPUBLIC was the outcome of the German Revolution of I9I8-I9, and the consequent abdication of the Kaiser. It was named after the city in which the first post-war parliament assembled. The choice of Goethe's home town was.


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Theatre of Weimar Republic. Giving an account of creativity born out of conflict, this work focuses on the intellectual and sociocultural factors that brought Weimar theatre to its peak and analyses the theatrical theories and movements of the era/5.

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It includes a section of appendices, spanning toand also provides information on theatres, actors, and films. “The late Detlev Peukert was one of the most innovative historians of twentieth-century Germany. I know of no other single work that so concisely presents the Weimar Republic in all its jagged openhandedness and contradictory aspirations.” ― Charles S.

Maier, Harvard University “A most informative and provocative study, Cited by: Germany - Germany - Literature and theatre: Arguably, German literature holds less than its deserved status in world literature in part because the lyrical qualities of its poetry and the nuances of its prose defy translation.

Even the most sublime figures in German literary history—Goethe (the author of Faust), whose genius not only created poetry, novels, and drama but extended to.

Other articles where German National Theatre is discussed: Germany: Literature and theatre: The old German National Theatre (Deutsches Nationaltheater) in Weimar was the first to be rebuilt after Understandably, Berlin dominated theatrical developments, especially because of the work of Brecht at the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm.

Given a haven in East Germany—a theatre and a company. Top 10 books about Weimar and Nazi Berlin the much freer and artistically productive period of Weimar Germany. What I was looking for is best summarised by Lotte Eisner in her book.

Volume 6. Weimar Germany, /19– The Constitution of the German Empire of Aug (Weimar Constitution). German History in Documents and Images. Weimar Republic. National Theater in Weimar. German National Theater, where constitution was written.

For most Americans, the first thing that comes to mind when the city of Weimar, Germany is mentioned is the "Weimar Republic," the name of the democratic government based on the first-ever German constitution, which was written in Weimar after the Social Democrats declared a Republic in a.

The Weimar Republic period of German history, fromsaw economic, stylistic and cultural changes in the German film industry that would have profound effects on the history of German cinema.

World War I ended with the Treaty of Versailles, and any. Weimar culture was the emergence of the arts and sciences that happened in Germany during the Weimar Republic, the latter during that part of the interwar period between Germany's defeat in World War I in and Hitler's rise to power in s Berlin was at the hectic center of the Weimar culture.

Although not part of the Weimar Republic, some authors also include the German-speaking. (shelved 2 times as weimar-republic) avg rating — 23, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

Theatre under the Weimar Republic These were called Zeittheater and Zeitoper, which means theatre and opera “ of the time ” and featured greater realism.

Theatre director and producer Erwin Piscator was one of the foremost exponents of epic theatre, a form that emphasises the socio-political content of drama rather than through emotional.

Cinema and Film Industry in Weimar Republic, Seçil Deren @kör autonomedia I. Introduction Cinema or film making, is important with respect to the relation between art and politics at the down of a new century. The reason behind this is inherent in the character of the new medium.

The art has been going into a closerFile Size: 99KB. From the Weimar Republic to Now Prior to the opening night of Cabaret we’ll take a historic overview of the Weimar Republic’s rise and cultural impact on women, LGBTQ+ Berliners, and Jews, as well as its decline, leading to the Nazi seizure of power.

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A Chance to Revisit the Music, Art, and Theater of the Weimar Era This month, the LA Philharmonic, REDCAT, Hauser & Wirth, and other spaces will stage events celebrating the Weimar Era.

Matt Author: Matt Stromberg.A pulsating city of music and theatre. The music scene in Weimar has been characterised by the FRANZ LISZT University of Music since its founding in The some students from over 50 countries are offered a vast range of subjects, which is focused on a strong sense of cohesion and interaction both in lessons and in music-making, in dialogues relating to science and research, and in.In the first part of the book, Professor Kolb provides a clear historical narrative of the political, social, economic and cultural developments of the Weimar Republic, setting it within the international context of the inter-war period.

In the second part he surveys and analyses scholarly research in the field which sheds light on the problems and controversies of the period in home and 5/5(2).