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  Volume 23, Number 4, Winter 1980

Table of Contents

From: Modern Drama

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A Comment on this Special Issue

p. 1

Peter Handke: The Staging of Language

pp. 327-338

Politics and Poetry: Peter Handke's They Are Dying Out

pp. 339-345

Peter Handke and the End of the "Modern"

pp. 346-366

A Drama of Disease and Derision: The Plays of Thomas Bernhard

pp. 367-384

"The Greatest Uncertainty": The Perils of Performance in Thomas Bernhard's Der Ignorant und der Wahnsinnige

pp. 385-392

Moving into the Eighties: The German Theatre a Decade after the Breakthrough

pp. 393-403

"Reject it, in order to possess it": On Heiner Müller and Bertolt Brecht

pp. 404-421

The Drama of the German Democratic Republic since Brecht: An Outline

pp. 422-434

The Emancipation of Dance: Pina Bausch and the Wuppertal Dance Theatre

pp. 435-447

The Youth Plays of GRIPS

pp. 448-471

The Theatre of Franz Xaver Kroetz

pp. 472-483

The Plays of Bernhard, Bauer, and Handke: A Checklist of Major Critical Studies

pp. 484-491

DDR-Dramatik: Major Critical Studies, 1966-78, of East German Playwrights

pp. 492-500

Book Reviews

Modern Drama and German Classicism: Renaissance from Lessing to Brecht by Benjamin Bennett (review)

pp. 501-502

The Theatre of Erwin Piscator by John Willett (review)

pp. 502-504

The Dark Journey: John Whiting as Dramatist by Eric Salmon, and: Peter Shaffer by Dennis A. Klein (review)

pp. 504-507

Dreams of Passion: The Theater of Luigi Pirandello by Roger W. Oliver (review)

pp. 507-508


pp. 509-510

Contents of Volume XXIII

pp. 511-514

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