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Munich and Theatrical Modernism

Politics, Playwriting, and Performance, 1890–1914

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HARDCOVER

$84.00 • £60.95 • €75.50

ISBN 9780674588356

Publication: November 1985

Short

424 pages

5 line illustrations, 13 tables

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This is the first cultural exploration of playwriting, directing, acting, and theater architecture in fin-de-siècle Munich. Peter Jelavich examines the commercial, political, and cultural tensions that fostered modernism’s artistic revolt against the classical and realistic modes of nineteenth-century drama.