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Brecht and critical theory : dialectics and contemporary aesthetics / Sean Carney.

Author/Creator:
Carney, Sean, 1970-
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
200 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Routledge advances in theatre and performance studies ; 2
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Subjects:
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956 -- Aesthetics.
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956 -- Influence.
Aesthetics, Modern -- 21st century.
Contents:
Brecht and language
Marxism and rhetoric
Brecht and postmodernism
Verfremdungseffekt and Unheimlich
Psychoanalysis and class-consciousness
Brecht and class
Gestus, language, negation
Marxism and science
Lacanian gestus
Dialectical images
Dialectic at a standstill
Jetztzeit
Dialectical images
Modelbooks
Kafka's gestus
Trauerspiel
Brechtian Trauerspiel
Mourning as a socially symbolic act
Hamlet
'Marx, das Unheimliche'
Brecht and myth
The structuralist activity
The ruins of costume
Brechtian photography
Brecht and myth
Numen and punctum
The maternal
Fetishism
Peaceable speech
The art of living
Seismology
Brecht and narrative
An ethics of Marxism
The political unconscious
Contradiction
Allegory's violence : Life of Galileo
Jameson, Frye, anagogy
Menippean satire
Dialogism and the dialectic
Der Dreigroschenroman
Brecht and tragedy
Dialectics in the theatre
Negative dialectics
Dialectical stereoscopy
Adorno and Brecht
Endgame
Modern tragedy
Brechtian tragedy.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [190]-195) and index.
ISBN:
0415349745 (hardback)
OCLC:
57392608