TITLE

Gerhart Hauptmann's Ratten (1911) at the Rose (1936)

AUTHOR(S)
Gadberry, Glen W.; Rennert, Hellmut Hal
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Essays on Twentieth-Century German Drama & Theater: An American ;2004, p187
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 "Die Ratten," written by Gerhart Hauptmann, which is centered on human suffering, functioning of theatre and play writing. The play is considered to be part of the tradition of self-conscious and self-reflective metatheatre. Its major plot offers realistic anchor and aesthetic illustration whereas the subplot provides reflective content. Realist principles from stage history and theory are documented in the play.
ACCESSION #
19288489

 

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