Theatre of the Oppressed

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Author(s): Augusto Boal
Original Publish Date: Oct 15, 2013
Product Number: EB00645982
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781559367783
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Description

The innovative Brazilian playwright, director and international lecturer explicates Aristotle's poetics and the philosophies of Machiavelli, Hegel and Brecht to determine the extent to which their chief components--imitation, catharsis and, ultimately, audience control--serve up to support the status quo of a society rather than facilitate change.

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