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Theater (2018) 48 (2): 47–63.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of their ambiguities—soaked in the aesthetics of folklore, kitsch, and spectacle. Tompa suggests that “less hierarchical forms of performance, such as postdramatic theater” hold the potential to upset these dominant single narratives with multiviewpoint art, including “forum theater, reenactment, and documentary plays...
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Theater (2001) 31 (1): 27–33.
Published: 01 February 2001
... A second is the kitsch culture of the last wasn’t that a Muslim stole a Serb’s cow. But five years. The post-Dayton accumulation of now ideologically not only the thief but the cow...
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Theater (2010) 40 (2): 33–39.
Published: 01 May 2010
... American desire to return to nature — a reflexive response to a lifestyle divorced from it — whether by eating locally grown food or living off the land in a survivalist camp. The longing for the natural world, for wholeness, unity with unmediated woodsy authenticity, is rendered as fuzzy kitsch...
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Theater (2002) 32 (3): 69–85.
Published: 01 November 2002
... because he was the minister of agriculture in the Videla military junta in the early 1980s. Everywhere kitsch displays of orange dynastic decorations, flowers, pictures of the groom and bride and saccharine slogans, an avalanche of bad taste and trivia, a tourism bonanza and a security paranoia because...
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Theater (1984) 15 (3): 54–57.
Published: 01 November 1984
..., for which we are failure of Treplev’s imagination: despair usually waiting as we watch the preceding frozen in a mask that is dangerously close to three acts: will the young actress be able to kitsch: final, deadly emblem...
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Theater (1978) 9 (3): 95.
Published: 01 November 1978
... history at Oberlin College. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Times and Faces of Modernity: Avant-Garde, Decadence, Kitsch by Matei U. other journals. Calinescut Indiana Press...
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Theater (1978) 9 (3): 95.
Published: 01 November 1978
... history at Oberlin College. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Times and Faces of Modernity: Avant-Garde, Decadence, Kitsch by Matei U. other journals. Calinescut Indiana Press...
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Theater (1984) 15 (3): 57–61.
Published: 01 November 1984
..., for which we are failure of Treplev’s imagination: despair usually waiting as we watch the preceding frozen in a mask that is dangerously close to three acts: will the young actress be able to kitsch: final, deadly emblem...
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Theater (2001) 31 (3): 161–167.
Published: 01 November 2001
..., as well as its beneficiaries. The aesthetics of consumerism are not foisted upon us; they emerge out of a rich and imaginative collaboration between the forces of capitalism and our own fears and desires. If there is kitsch in our daily lives...
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Theater (1968) 1 (2): 51–52.
Published: 01 May 1968
... is, kitsch, the art of sleepers, clearly that art, and specifically theater, pol itically reactionary, an actual destructive force. An artist aims at nothing tess than total when it has form, has being, is effective, revolution. the complete...
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Theater (1969) 2 (2): 51–52.
Published: 01 May 1969
... theater will be nothing more than and dimly comprehend as I see more what it now is, kitsch, the art of sleepers, clearly that art, and specifically theater, politically reactionary, an actual destructive force. An artist aims...
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Theater (2009) 39 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Theatre Uzbek society; to combine it with Islam, a mighty blasphemy. With poetry and sar- at ACT, Seattle, 2008. Photo: casm, melancholy and a pinch of kitsch, the theme is illuminated from many different Pavel Solodkiy angles — ardor and irony melt into the image...
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Theater (1983) 15 (1): 64–67.
Published: 01 February 1983
... one of his plays, I admire his boldness. He was not afraid of kitsch. Classic esthetics, with its hierarchy of genres, abhorred any mixture of high and low and defended the prejudice of “purity of style” which keeps returning, like hiccups. The low genre in the thcater was always...
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Theater (2006) 36 (1): 162–165.
Published: 01 February 2006
... doute plevoir, et cetera and is a piece for nine men and one woman, which tells of asocial types, bums, delin- quent children — of losers in a world of winners. There’s nothing new about that, but there is about the way they are portrayed: no accusations or denunciations, none of the cheap kitsch...
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Theater (2006) 36 (1): 166–173.
Published: 01 February 2006
... for nine men and one woman, which tells of asocial types, bums, delin- quent children — of losers in a world of winners. There’s nothing new about that, but there is about the way they are portrayed: no accusations or denunciations, none of the cheap kitsch of shock or the cynicism of the hunt...
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Theater (2006) 36 (1): 174–177.
Published: 01 February 2006
... for nine men and one woman, which tells of asocial types, bums, delin- quent children — of losers in a world of winners. There’s nothing new about that, but there is about the way they are portrayed: no accusations or denunciations, none of the cheap kitsch of shock or the cynicism of the hunt...
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Theater (1987) 18 (3): 30–34.
Published: 01 November 1987
.... Her dramatic bearing however suggests the C Parody from burlesque? Burlesque from travesty? When slightly risible grandeur of a Biedermeier breakfront, an im- does camp become kitsch, or are they the same value? age borne out in the text as characters bump constantly Does bad taste...
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Theater (2000) 30 (3): 119–123.
Published: 01 November 2000
... opened in early the world via the dance of the golden calf to 1937, it had suffered at least ten postponements, every well-known alpine peak of kitsch . . . an greeted by one reviewer—John Mason opportunity for De Mille which...
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Theater (1994) 25 (1): 72–77.
Published: 01 February 1994
...- wasteful budgets-a combination of aesthetic sioning pieces and entrusting them to leading conservatism, bordering on kitsch, and social theater directors. Pierre Audi, coming to traditionalism, focused on pomp and circum- Amsterdam from London’s Almeida, turned...
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Theater (1981) 13 (1): 72–76.
Published: 01 February 1981
... rushes this suddenly new scenery - a set of ridiculous way and that, searching for it among the kitsch-baroque columns - is lowered onto carefully-arranged pieces of elegant fur- the stage, the orchestra strikes up, and for niture until, having failed to find his pro- no real reason...