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By David G. John

ISBN-10: 1442643331

ISBN-13: 9781442643338

Fritz Bennewitz (1926-1995) was once the director-in-chief of East Germany's Weimar nationwide Theatre. notable in his capability for cultural and linguistic adjustment, he directed productions in twelve nations, continually adapting indicates to cause them to significant to neighborhood audiences. significantly, Bennewitz performed stagings of Goethe's Faust in 4 assorted languages over a chain of 7 productions — 3 in pre-unification Weimar, one within the reunited Germany, and one each one in manhattan, Manila, and Mumbai.

The first complete account of Bennewitz's awesome occupation, Bennewitz, Goethe, Faust is additionally a pioneering learn of intercultural interpretations of Faust. David G. John brings to mild formerly unknown archival fabrics — together with annotated playbooks, correspondence, translations, video clips, and reception info — as good as unpublished construction images from the stagings mentioned within the booklet. Bennewitz, Goethe, Faust makes a cogent argument for this director's position along the 20th century's maximum theatre innovators.

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