The French Theatrical Avant Garde

Ward, Nigel (2016) The French Theatrical Avant Garde. In: The Routledge Companion to Jacques Lecoq. Routledge, pp. 12-18. ISBN 9781138818422

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This is the opening chapter of the book and sets out the context in which Jacques Lecoq developed his approaches to physical theatre. Starting with the premiere of Jarry's 'Ubu Roi', it examines the theatrical experiments in the French theatre of the early twentieth century and the changing idea of the body in performance. Special focus is given to the work of Jacques Copeau and Antonin Artaud.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Physical Theatre, Jacques Lecoq, Mime, Alfred Jarry, Jacques Copeau, Antonin Artaud
Faculty: ARCHIVED Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Sciences (until September 2018)
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Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2016 09:46
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2021 19:00

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