Postdramatic Theatre (review)

  title={Postdramatic Theatre (review)},
  author={Elinor Fuchs},
  journal={TDR: The Drama Review},
  pages={178 - 183}
Published in German in 1999, and becoming almost at once an essential critical text in Europe, Hans-Thies Lehmann’s Postdramatic Theatre lost its first English translator and was published in English only in 2006.1 In part because of this delay (but only in part), for the English language reader the book by now has the peculiar fate of being both prophetic and behind the times. One doesn’t even have to read the book to adopt its central term. As anyone familiar with contemporary theatre… 
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  • 2005
Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism at the Yale School of Drama and the author or editor of five books including The Death of Character: Perspectives on Theater after Modernism (Indiana
  • Making an Exit (Holt,
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Theory and Analysis of Drama. Translated by John Halliday
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