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On the Uses of the Fantastic in Modern Theatre

Cocteau, Oedipus, and the Monster

  • Authors
  • Irene¬†Eynat-Confino

Part of the Palgrave Studies Theatre and Performance History book series (PSTPH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Irene Eynat-Confino
    Pages 1-4
  3. Irene Eynat-Confino
    Pages 5-23
  4. Irene Eynat-Confino
    Pages 25-44
  5. Irene Eynat-Confino
    Pages 45-55
  6. Irene Eynat-Confino
    Pages 57-75
  7. Irene Eynat-Confino
    Pages 77-92
  8. Irene Eynat-Confino
    Pages 93-110
  9. Irene Eynat-Confino
    Pages 111-136
  10. Irene Eynat-Confino
    Pages 137-152
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 153-198

About this book

Introduction

The book reveals how the fantastic is used in modern theatre as a manipulative device to encode the unspeakable and control audience response, challenging conventional readings of all authors who use the fantastic.

Keywords

design drama emotion ethics theatre

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