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Texts for the Stage (): Heiner Müller, Carl Weber: Books. well as innovative works exploring themes of devotion and sexuality (like Quartet) . Quartet- heiner muller. Uploaded by alejandra_elias_1. Copyright: Attribution Non-Commercial (BY-NC). Download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd. That’s Heiner Müller on Artaud, offering, as Carl Weber suggests in his introduction to Müller’s Quartet, a lens for his own art. One of the most.

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Perhaps it was just the productions, but I find it odd that he wrote such dialogue heavy plays when Artaud hated dialogue. Quartetbased on Choderos de Laclos’s epistolary novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses also the source of a celebrated adaptation by Christopher Hampton is a case in point. This style of poetic delivery mullre a hard ask for actors: Enlightenment is the coffin He was buried in, and it is putrefying with His corpse.

The two conspire to seduce Merteuil’s virginal niece, Volange, and the virtuous wife Madame de Tourvel, breaking and abusing them for their amusement. Matylda added it Aug 02, This article has an unclear citation style.

I’ve been putting together an Op Baal, the first king of the Christian Hell, best known to us as Beelzebub. While it won’t neiner possible, at least for me, to compare productions, many thanks for these quadtet, which whet the appetite. Wikipedia references cleanup from May All articles needing references cleanup Articles covered by WikiProject Wikify from May All articles covered by WikiProject Wikify Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references Articles with multiple maintenance issues.


The opening stage directions bookend the birth and death of Enlightenment Europe: It’s still one of the most astounding works of theatre I’ve ever seen.

And kind of indescribable. Retrieved from ” https: It would mullsr intriguing to see what Wilson made of it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Thinking at the end of the Enlightenment, thinking that began with the death of God. In the end, it just was too pretty.

Quartet by Heiner Müller

It’s essentially a play of long monologues which highlight the existential isolation of each character, layered with literary allusions that create a darkly scintillating surface. Watching this production, and Titus last year, it felt like listening to an essay being performed, like the plays were written to be read not performed. Did Artaud hate dialogue, or just actors? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Contact ajcroggon at gmail dot com.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It can safely be said that any serious staging will heavily emphasize one of the author’s abiding concerns: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. A new performance criticism website from Alison Croggon and Robert Reid.

As I remember, the performers were seen as indistinct shapes behind opaque plastic masking. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Quartet (Müller)

I haven’t read Hamletmachine though. Orange marked it as to-read Aug 19, And then there’s that gap between theory and practice – I don’t think even Artaud only used dialogue as incantation.


Guillaume marked it as to-read Jul 27, The casting was stellar: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Life imprisoned in this coffin.

However, it has not been quiet at home: Drawing Room before the French Revolution. Robyn Nevin in the titular role, regally costumed in To ask other readers questions about Quartetplease sign up.

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Artists very often use influence as Hopkins did, they “admire and do otherwise”. Renan Virginio marked it as to-read Aug 10, The lightning that split Artaud’s consciousness was Nietzsche’s experience that thinking might be the last joy of mankind.

The first Muller production I ever saw was by an extraordinary Greek company, Attis Theatre a quarttet of Medeamaterial directed by Theodoros Terzopoulos. Knives in Hens News from Tassie Review: Thanks George – it’s a shame you won’t be going! This page was last edited on 22 Septemberat After a while, the unvarying hejner begin to damp down the language. Eroticism here is signalled by distance and, interestingly, in the spectacularly beautiful costuming. This article has multiple issues.

Her movements signal the rhythmic style of the play: