A doyen of German culture, Professor J.M. Ritchie is the author of many books about German literature and the translator of works by Sternheim, Kokoschka and Toller.
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This volume contains even plays, written between 1906 and 1926, which demonstrate the basic forms, tenets and preoccupations of German Expressionist drama, which has been described as the forerunner of Absurdist theatre and is characterized by both visual and verbal violence. These plays, taken toge…READ MORE >
By Georg Kaiser
These five plays provide an excellent introduction to Kaiser’s vision of the regeneration of man, which he illustrated in his works by a total paring down of detail, penetrating to the core of the matter and revealing man’s true potential. In From Morning to Midnight the cashier, downtrodden victim…READ MORE >