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By William C. Reeve

Since an account of each recognized staging will require numerous volumes, Kleist on level is proscribed to significant productions in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland that attracted greater than the standard press insurance, and to interpretations and diversifications outdoor the German-speaking nations. Reeve offers a chronological level background of every of the performs, starting with Die Familie Schroffenstein and finishing with Prinz Friedrich von Homburg. He additionally discusses a few of the difficulties confronted by way of a director trying to placed a Kleistian drama on degree, and pleads for better figuring out and cooperation among the educational and theatrical traditions.

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