ENGL 230 - Lecture 17

ENGL 230 - Lecture 17 - ENGL 230 Lecture 17 Playfulness in...

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ENGL 230 Lecture 17 Playfulness in respect to language in the level of sound Play is a burlesque of the plays of the period Jarry was eccentric and visual artist with his woodcuts o Published to the point of huge debt to art journals Pa Ubu would like to be 'that guy' o doesn't see anything wrong with the government o Pa Ubu kills representatives of civil society All the nobles - takes titles and their money All figures of law Takes captive the financial system by getting rid of all the financiers o The paladins are sent with Ubu to collect the taxes There are 2 culprits that get in the way of the theatre really being a fully realized art o Décor Illusionistic practices o Actors Sets o One that would give only essentials o He disliked a fully realized set The audience doesn't get the chance to fill in the décor with their imagination o You could even put up a blank backdrop which is even easier for audience members to fill in the set with their imagination
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2011 for the course ENGL 230 taught by Professor Hurley during the Fall '07 term at McGill.

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ENGL 230 - Lecture 17 - ENGL 230 Lecture 17 Playfulness in...

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