Document Type

Review

Publication Date

1-1-2008

Description

Excerpt: The most common narrative of political theater in drama courses across the United States and perhaps elsewhere is dominated by discussions of Bertolt Brecht's alienation techniques (Verfremdung Effekt) which were meant to jar the audience out of empathy and identification with the characters and to compel them into acts of revolution.

Copyright Statement

© 2008 South Atlantic Modern Language Association. This document was published with permission from the journal. It was originally published by the South Atlantic Review.

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