Fritz Bennewitz in India: Intercultural Theatre with Brecht by Joerg Esleben,Rohmer Rolf,David G. John

By Joerg Esleben,Rohmer Rolf,David G. John

This quantity deals the 1st entire research of the paintings of East German theatre director Fritz Bennewitz in India among 1970 and 1994. Joerg Esleben has amassed jointly a lot of Bennewitz’ personal writings, so much released for the 1st time, during which he displays on his creation of performs by way of Bertolt Brecht, Shakespeare, Goethe, Chekhov, and Volker Braun. by means of translating those writings into English, the editors have supplied remarkable entry to Bennewitz’ wondering intercultural paintings in India.  This fabric is illuminated through explanatory annotations, contextualized statement, and demanding views from Bennewitz’s former colleagues in India and different top students. via its kaleidoscope of views, Fritz Bennewitz in India deals an important counter to dominant types of Western theatrical interculturalism.

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