A comparative study: The principles of the distancing effect in Brechtian theater and Ta’ziyeh

  title={A comparative study: The principles of the distancing effect in Brechtian theater and Ta’ziyeh},
  author={Mohd Nasir Hashim and Farideh Alizadeh},
  journal={Cogent Arts \& Humanities},
Abstract This article studies the relationship between actors and audiences participation in theater, using the oft-compared Brechtian theater style, and the religious and ritualistic Passion play Ta’ziyeh. To investigate the similarities and differences between these two forms, the distancing or “V”- effect of Brechtian theater is compared to the dramatic value of distancing in conveying the strong moral principles associated with the traditional performance of Ta’ziyeh. To disprove the argued… 


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