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About this book
Russian and Soviet avant-garde theatre attempted to create a new art for post-revolutionary, post-1917 Russian and Soviet society. But what were the assumptions made of the audience and by the audience and was there a gap between the two? This original book studies the confrontation of the ideal with the reality of the Soviet 1920s, revealing the Wagnerian and Symbolist utopia beneath, and its crisis.
aesthetics constructivism festival stage theatre