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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Drawing Room before the French Revolution. Refresh and try again. This style of poetic delivery is a hard ask for actors: Tragelehn the chance to premier the work there, the GDR’s cultural czars offered no objection. Baal, pagan Lord of Heaven, god of rain and fertility.

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Drasko added it Jul 01, The opening stage directions bookend the birth and death of Enlightenment Europe: The effect is hieratic and stylised, and perhaps a little over-aestheticised, although Hseih’s nervy take on Haydn gives a welcome barbed edge to the performance. This book is not yet heinre on Listopia. You might see more of Artaud in a text like Hamletmachine.

Artaud, the language of pain. Writing from the experience that the masterworks are the accomplices of power. Thanks Alison, yes he certainly seems like one of those writers who’s work is difficult to get at.


Yoana Kolakova marked it as to-read Feb 01, Here he savagely takes apart that folly by dramatising the torment of reason in the rotting chains of the body’s lust. Posted by Alison Croggon at And he’s well worth the following up. In the end, it just was too pretty. And then there’s that gap between theory and practice – I don’t think even Artaud only used dialogue as incantation.

Quartet (Müller)

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. I think that the only time I’ve seen it successfully achieved is in Steve Berkoff’s National Theatre production of Salomewhen performers would move front stage suartet speak Wilde’s poetic perorations to the moon in a thrilling theatrical sprachgesung.

However, it has not been quiet at home: RRoncato marked it as to-read Mar 09, Did Artaud hate dialogue, or just actors? Sarah added it Jul 30, Merteuile and Valmont play out their fatal games, tearing each other to pieces with their language but seldom broaching the formal stylisation of performance.

They sat in respective corners to receive shock treatments, then spoke Muller’s text into a closed-circuit camera, then rose to copulate with each other. Wednesday, August 26, Review: I haven’t read Hamletmachine though. Published by Henschelverlag Kunst und Gesellschaft.

I’m looking forward to Medea during the festival. Merteuile’s first dialogue with Valmont is still all but a monologue: Life imprisoned in this coffin.

Review: Quartet ~ theatre notes

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The independent company A is for Atlas signals its ambition with its production of this challenging text, which is performed in tandem with The Razora new music work by Annie Hseih written for violin and cello. And it’s a question too of what influence is.


One felt that Merteuile should quzrtet spat on Valmont’s corpse, rather than strewing it with rose petals.

His “enigmatic, fragmentary pieces” are a significant contribution to postmodern drama and postdramatic theatre. I saw Wax Factory’s production, called Quartet v2. 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. This page was last edited on 22 Septemberat He wrested literature from the hands of the police, the theatre from the hands of medicine.

Views Read Edit View history. Jeanne added it Mar 03, Orange marked it as to-read Aug 19, A new performance criticism website from Alison Croggon and Robert Reid. Hi Alison, I’m a bit confused about Muller.

Contact ajcroggon at gmail dot com. May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Emanuelle Jubinville rated it it was ok Nov 12, Yes, theatre is a many splendoured thing, and thank god for that.