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Unformatted text preview: humans • Social Realism o Realism with a political conscience o Clifford Odets “Waiting for Lefty” (openly leftist labor drama) • Realism & Expressionism o Expressionism – expressing a feeling o Tennessee Williams “A Glass Menagerie” (it’s a memory play) Set design difficult for these sort of plays o Arthur Miller “Death of a Salesman” • Antirealism o Louigi Pirandello Six Characters in Search of an Author He turned the expectations of drama upside down o Well EPIC THEATER • Bertolt Brecht o Didn’t like the idea of reality because he felt it was manipulating the audience to believe what’s false is actually real • Epic Theater (Historical, Episodic, & Narrative) • March 18 will be devoted to Brecht...
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2009 for the course DRAM 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08
- Death of a Salesman