"Kordian" by Juliusz Słowacki in the light of theatrical productions Cover Image

„Kordian” Juliusza Słowackiego w świetle inscenizacji teatralnych
"Kordian" by Juliusz Słowacki in the light of theatrical productions

Author(s): Natalia Franke
Subject(s): Theatre, Dance, Performing Arts, Polish Literature, History of Communism, Drama, Sociology of Literature
Published by: Editura Universităţii din Bucureşti
Keywords: Romantic drama; romantic solitary character; theatrical performance; theatrical critics;

Summary/Abstract: The author analyzes the various staging of the drama Kordian by J. Slowacki, showing the importance the Polish directors generally attach to the romantic drama (they compare versions of directors such as J. Kotarbiński, Leon Schiller, Erwin Axer, J. Grotowski, A. Hanuszkiewicz, their contribution to the interpretation of the text, the technical difficulties related to the staging, the inventiveness and upgrading of stage facilities). Once the censorship had disappeared they broke with the romantic drama, by means of which they conveyed their Polish audience numerous moral and political issues, keeping awake their critical spirit and resistance to the communist ideology.

  • Issue Year: XLVI/2010
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 25-32
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Romanian