Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 December 2019

256 Pages | 49 b&w illustration(s)

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474454872

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Russian Futurist Theatre

Theory and Practice

Robert Leach

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Modernism Drama and Performance

  • Explores the development of post-Romantic epic theatre and the exploration of abstract and alogical performance
  • Discusses major practitioners' working methods as well as obscure practitioners related to major figures like Vsevolod Meyerhold
  • Analyses how Futurist theatre was strangled by Stalinism and 'disappeared'
  • Explores the influence of Russian Futurist theatre on significant contemporary theatre practice