Theatre of the Oppressed

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Theatre Communications Grou, Sep 1, 1985 - Drama - 197 pages
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The innovative Brazilian playwright, director and international lecturer explicates Aristotle's poetics and the philosophies of Machiavelli, Hegel and Brecht to determine the extent to which their chief components--imitation, catharsis and, ultimately, audience control--serve up to support the status quo of a society rather than facilitate change.
  

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User Review  - Miss Karen Jean Martinson - Goodreads

A nice re-read of Boal in preparation for writing about my work with TNT. Read full review

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User Review  - Jamie - Goodreads

A man after my own heart. A book that explores the true power of the theatre and its ability to free people and change and challenge power systems. Read full review

Contents

IV
1
V
7
VI
9
VII
10
VIII
12
IX
14
X
15
XI
17
XXVII
83
XXVIII
86
XXIX
88
XXX
89
XXXI
92
XXXII
96
XXXIII
98
XXXIV
100

XII
21
XIII
22
XIV
25
XV
26
XVI
33
XVII
36
XVIII
40
XIX
46
XX
48
XXI
51
XXII
53
XXIII
59
XXIV
66
XXV
73
XXVI
81
XXXV
102
XXXVI
105
XXXVII
107
XXXVIII
110
XXXIX
113
XL
117
XLI
119
XLII
120
XLIII
157
XLIV
167
XLV
173
XLVI
180
XLVII
191
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Boal is a Brazilian dramaturg, theorist, writer, teacher, and politician.

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