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Adolphe Appia

Walther R. Volbach

Adolphe Appia

prophet of the modern theatre : a profile

by Walther R. Volbach

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Published by Wesleyan University Press in Middletown, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Appia, Adolphe, -- 1862-1928.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Walther R. Volbach.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination242 p.
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19228979M

    Adolphe Appia Adolphe Appia (), was a Swiss lighting design innovator who saw the possibility of using light during scenic changes and with striking .   Read "Adolphe Appia: Artist and Visionary of the Modern Theatre" by Richard C. Beacham available from Rakuten Kobo. First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa : Taylor And Francis.

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1,Geneva, Switz.—died Feb. 29,Nyon), Swiss stage designer whose theories, especially on the interpretive use of lighting, helped bring a new realism and creativity to 20th-century theatrical production.

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The publication of these essays, many of which have long been. Adolphe Appia: Publisher: Zurich: Reproductions et Impressions Art, Institut Orell Fussli, Edition/Format: Print book: FrenchView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

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In Adolphe Appia: Texts on Theatre, Richard Beacham brings together for the first time selections from all his major publication of these essays, many of which have long been unavailable in English, represents a significant addition to our Brand: Taylor And Francis.Appia always insisted, throughout his creative life, that no art, least of all that of the theatre, could be adequately described or evaluated without constant reference to its ethical function and social context: to the manner in which it grew out of and, in turn, expanded the lives of those in contact with it.