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The Theater of Andrzej Wajda

The Theater of Andrzej Wajda

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Part of Directors in Perspective

  • Date Published: April 1989
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521322461

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  • Karpinski provides the first account and critical evaluation of this Polish director's work for the theater, focusing on milestone productions such as his adaptations of Dostoyevsky. Through an analysis of Wajda's aesthetic views and productions, the study also reveals the vital link between his art and contemporary Polish culture. Karpinski is in a unique position to present a comprehensive study of Wajda, since he has collaborated with the director on a number of productions.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: April 1989
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521322461
    • length: 156 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 152 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.4kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    Andrzej Wajda: an artistic chronology
    1 Introduction: artistic principles and the Polish scene
    2 Stylistic experimentation: from A Hatful of Rain to Play Strindberg
    3. Andrzej Wajda's 'total theatre': The Possessed, November Night and The Danton Affair
    4. The dilemmas of liberty: Abandoned by Reason and The Emigrants
    5. Madness, love and death: Nastasya Filippovna and Crime and Punishment
    6. A reckoning with the past: Conversations with the Executioner and As the Days Pass, As the Years Pass
    7. Towards a theatre of politics: Hamlet, Antigone and Easter Vigil
    8. Summing up: the theatre of Andrzej Wajda

  • Author

    Maciej Karpinski

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