Other Title
Brecht in/und Asien
Publisher
Madison, Wis.: International Brecht Society : University of Wisconsin Press
Date
2011
Description of Original
xiv, 407 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Format
Text
Languages
English, German

  1. [Cover]
  2. [Title Page]
  3. [Contents]
  4. Editorial / Wessendorf, Markus
  5. Silvia Schlenstedt (1931-2010)
  6. Malleable Brecht: The Performance Group's Mother Courage in India, 1976 / Schechner, Richard
  7. Brecht: a participant in the process of nation-building / Allana, Amal
  8. Estrangement in Kathakali / Daussà-Pastor, Boris
  9. Die Stellung des Black Tent Theaters in der japanischen Brecht-Rezeption / Tanigawa, Michiko
  10. Jan-Jan-Oper und Osaka Rap, Teil 1: Brecht Nachtklänge im Theater Ishinha / Lucchesi, Joachim
  11. Jan-Jan-Oper und Osaka Rap, Teil 2: Yukichi Matsumotos Mizumachi und Keaton / Ichikawa, Akira
  12. Towards a Taoist reading of the Lehrstück the Horatians and the Curiatians / Aurin, Andreas
  13. Braveness in non-action: the Taoist strategy of survival in Bertolt Brecht's Schweyk and Anna Seghers' Transit / Li, Weijia
  14. Brecht's Good Person and traditional humanistic Chinese philosophy: towards an ethical subject / Jie, Zheng
  15. Brechts chinesische Wendungen: Me-ti und die Praxis kultureller Flexionen / Heeg, Günther
  16. Unter die chinesische Maske: neue Studien zu Brechts "Sechs chinesischen Gedichten" / Tan, Yuan
  17. Die Grossmutter, der Pietismus, und die Missionare: neue biografische Erklärungsansätze in Bezug auf Brechts "chinesisches Werk" / Fritz, Eberhard
  18. Brecht's (brush with) Maoism / Weidauer, Friedemann
  19. Performing Brecht in Bangladesh: making the unfamiliar familiar / Akhter, Farzana
  20. Brechtian theater meets Buddhist aesthetics: Kamron Gunatilaka's The Revolutionist / Jungwiwattanaporn, Parichat
  21. The good person of Korea: Lee Jaram's Sacheon-ga as a dialogue between Brecht and Pansori / Creutzenberg, Jan
  22. A postcolonial Brecht? / Silberman, Marc
  23. Imperial Brecht? Bertolt Brecht's complex portrayal of empire in Mann ist Mann / Dinsman, Melissa
  24. The "Lord of the South See" and his "Maori woman": the function of the Tahiti metaphor in Brecht's early works / Tabbert-Jones, Gudrun
  25. Brecht's Asia versus Brecht's Greece: cultural constructs and the explanatory power of a binary / Revermann, Martin
  26. Annäherungen an den Interkulturalismus mit Brecht: Fritz Bennewitz' Theaterarbeit in Asien / Rohmer, Rolf
  27. From didactic to dialectic intercultural theater: Fritz Bennewitz and the 1973 production of the Caucasian Chalk Circle in Mumbai / Esleben, Joerg
  28. Fritz Bennewitz's Islamic Chalk Circle in the Philippines / John, David G.
  29. Wuolijoki, Brecht, "well made" dramaturgy, and The Judith of Shimoda / Carroll, Dennis
  30. "Fear and misery" post-9/11: Mark Ravenhill's Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat / Wessendorf, Markus
  31. Brecht's East Asia: a conspectus / Tatlow, Antony
  32. Book reviews
  33. Books received
  34. Contributors
  35. [Cover]