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Rhapsody for the Theatre by Alain Badiou,Bruno Bosteels

By Alain Badiou,Bruno Bosteels

The well known thinker displays on his ardour for theatre

For Alain Badiou, theatre—unlike cinema—creates an area within which philosophy might be lived. it really is, of the entire arts, the main heavily on the topic of politics: either depend upon a restricted variety of texts or statements, that are jointly enacted via a bunch of actors or militants who attempt the bounds of the constitution lodge which they're constrained, be it the medium of drama or the countryside. as a result, the background of theatre is inseparable from the heritage of kingdom repression and censorship. This definitive number of Badiou's paintings at the theatre comprises not just the name essay 'Rhapsody for the Theatre', initially released as a pamphlet in France, but additionally essay on Jean-Paul Sartre, at the political future of up to date drama, and on Badiou's personal paintings as a playwright.

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