A Dream (Polish and East European Theatre Archive) by Felicja Kruszewska,Jadwiga Kosicka

By Felicja Kruszewska,Jadwiga Kosicka

the interpretation of Felicja Kruszewska's A Dream introduces an immense play by way of a twentieth-century woman playwright to the English-speaking international. On March 7, 1927 A Dream - a large-scale expressionistic drama through an unknown poet - burst at the Polish theatrical scene in a stunning debut construction by means of the younger actor Edmund Wiercinski, who may turn into one of many extraordinary administrators of his time. The play's hallucinatory visions of the increase of fascism and the heroine's eager for a providential savior on a white horse spoke on to Polish audiences approximately their private anxieties. in the course of the subsequent years A Dream acquired 3 extra stagings and have become the topic of full of life debate and controversy. The play, which has been effectively revived in 1974, is a phenomenal instance of ecu expressionism.
the quantity additionally includes An expedition to the Museum, via the modern Polish poet, playwright, and short-story author Tadeusz Rozewicz. A annoying account of an completely mundane stopover at to Auschwitz, the story is a superb instance of the playwright's means of poetic collage.

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