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Richard Foreman: Plays and Manifestos

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Paperback, 229 pages
Published April 1st 1976 by New York University Press (first published 1976)
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Jan 17, 2012 Brad rated it really liked it
What is most fascinating about Richard Foreman is his vision, as best understood in his manifesto. By nature, his manifesto could not/should not/would not be linear. Once one embraces this fact, The Ontological-Hysteric Manifesto can become a treasure. One simple lesson I gleaned: no artistic vision could ever be fully explained in well-structured paragraphs.
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Hard to understand, which hardly matters.
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Richard Foreman graduated from Brown University (B.A. 1959), and received an MFA in Playwriting from Yale School of Drama in 1962.[1] As an undergraduate, he was instrumental in the formation of Production Workshop, Brown University's student theatre group, while taking part in other student theatre, including set-designing Brownbrokers' 1958 production of Down to Earth.[2] In 1993, Brown presente ...more
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