The Grotowski Sourcebook

The Grotowski Sourcebook This acclaimed volume is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of Jerzy Grotowski s long and multi faceted career It is essential reading for anyone interested in Grotowski s life and work Edi

  • Title: The Grotowski Sourcebook
  • Author: Richard Schechner Lisa Wolford Wylam
  • ISBN: 9780415131117
  • Page: 218
  • Format: Paperback
  • This acclaimed volume is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of Jerzy Grotowski s long and multi faceted career It is essential reading for anyone interested in Grotowski s life and work.Edited by the two leading experts on Grotowski, the sourcebook features essays from the key performance theorists who worked with Grotowski, including Eugenio Barba, Peter BroThis acclaimed volume is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of Jerzy Grotowski s long and multi faceted career It is essential reading for anyone interested in Grotowski s life and work.Edited by the two leading experts on Grotowski, the sourcebook features essays from the key performance theorists who worked with Grotowski, including Eugenio Barba, Peter Brook, Jan Kott, Eric Bentley, Harold Clurman, and Charles Marowitz writings which trace every phase of Grotowski s career from his theatre of production to objective drama and art as vehicle a wide ranging collection of Grotowski s own writings, plus an interview with his closest collaborator and heir , Thomas Richards an array of photographs documenting Grotowski and his followers in action a historical critical study of Grotowski by Richard Schechner.

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    • Julian Munds says:

      This is by no means an easy read. It's scholastic and because of the nature of Grotowski's work, abstract. I learned many important things about the way Jerzy worked with actors and what he was searching for. At times this reads more like an account of a cult and is reverential to a sickening degree. The man himself and his practises/thesis is problematic. His exclusion and religionist ways do bother me. But the book is sound. Schechner maybe much to much of a kind editor though and I don't ther [...]

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