TITLE

Georg Kaiser's Von Morgens bis Mitternachts as a Metaphor for Chaos

AUTHOR(S)
Elwood, William R.; Rennert, Hellmut Hal
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Essays on Twentieth-Century German Drama & Theater: An American ;2004, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
An essay from the book "Essays on Twentieth-Century German Drama and Theater: An American Reception 1977-1999" is presented. It examines the play "Von Morgens bis Mitternachts," written by Georg Kaiser, which is considered to be the most anthologized examples of expressionism. The play is capable of synthesizing the many elements of expressionistic drama and theater into a stage worthy performance. It was described as very clear and concise, in terms of communication, themes and conflict. The play was perceived as a statement of principles in the form more of a battle cry than of a story, for it communicates via revelation rather than articulation.
ACCESSION #
19288477

 

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