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Ingmar Bergman: A Life in the Theater (Directors in Perspective)by Lise-lone Marker
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This book is a revised and expanded edition of Ingmar Bergman: Four Decades in the Theatre, published in 1982. The developments that have occurred in the interim, clustered around Bergman's triumphant return to the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm after years of self-imposed exile, have profoundly altered the course of this extraordinary career. Still the only book of its kind in English, this amply illustrated study uses detailed and comprehensive analyses of a range of Bergman's productions to chart the full scope of his achievement in the theater, from the early Macbeth in 1944 to his widely acclaimed production of Ibsen's Peer Gynt in 1991.
A revised and expanded edition highlights the developments that have occurred in the interim since the first edition with reference to Bergman's triumphant return to the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm after years of self-imposed exile.
This book is a revised and expanded version of Ingmar Bergman: Four Decades in the Theatre, by the same authors.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-318) and index.
Table of Contents
List of illustrations; Preface; Introduction: the magic triangle; 1. Talking about theatre: a conversation with Ingmar Bergman; 2. First seasons; 3. The Strindberg cycle; 4. A theatre for Molière; 5. The essence of Ibsen; 6. To begin with; 7. Bergman's world: a chronology; Notes; Selected bibliography; Index.
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