restricted access   Volume 6, Number 1, 1982 (PAJ 16)

Table of Contents


Performance in the Culture

pp. 4-5


How German is It: Thomas Bernhard at the Guthrie

pp. 7-25

The German Lunch Table: A Tragedy to be performed by the Vienna State Theatre when Touring Germany

pp. 26-29

The Question of Postmodernism

pp. 30-37

The Decline and Fall of the (American) Avant-Garde: Part III—The Responses

p. 38

Alive Wire or Vital Signs

pp. 39-44

Am I Dying While I’m Devouring Life?

p. 45

Perpetual Saturdays

pp. 46-49

Who Owns History?

pp. 50-53

The Politics of Performance

pp. 54-67

Philip Glass: Satyagraha and Contemporary Opera

pp. 68-83

M.K. Gandhi: The White Robe of Simpleness

pp. 84-90

Dance, Photography, and the World’s Body

pp. 91-96

Roger Planchon: “I’m a Museum Guard”

pp. 97-109

Leonid Andreyev: An Introduction

pp. 110-112


pp. 113-125

Theatre Festivals

A Theatre Divided: Brussels, Belgium

pp. 126-129

Partial Eclipse: Caracas, Venezuela

pp. 129-132

Highland Fling: Edinburgh, Scotland

pp. 133-135

Light in the Piazza: Santarcangelo, Italy

pp. 136-139


Victorian Spectacular Theatre: 1850–1910 by Michael R. Booth, and: The Revolution in German Theatre: 1900–1933 by Michael Patterson (review)

pp. 140-141

Musical Comedy in America by Cecil Smith and Glenn Litton (review)

pp. 141-142

Understudies: Theatre and Sexual Politics by Michelene Wandor (review)

p. 142

Richard Foreman and the Ontological-Hysteric Theatre by Kate Davy (review)

pp. 142-143

Walter Felsenstein inszeniert Mozart/Die Hochzeit des Figaro ed. by Ilse Koban, and: Opera on Operas: Opera in Perspective by John D. Drummond, and: English National Opera Guides, Nos. 1–8. ed. by Nicholas John (review)

pp. 143-144

Dramatists Sourcebook ed. by James L. Leverett and David lzakowitz (review)

pp. 144-145

The Polish Theatre Magazine Dialog Celebrates Its Twenty-Fifth Anniversary (review)

pp. 145-147