Expressionist Texts  

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"Schreyer was able to mount premier performances of Walden's Transgression, Stramm's Powers and The Bride of the Moor, as well as Expressionist adaptations of Holderlin's Death of Empedocles and a German folk play." --Expressionist Texts (1986)

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Expressionist Texts (1986) is a book by Mel Gordon on expressionist theatre.


"Expressionism has been a dominant force in painting, film, graphics, theatre, literature, and music throughout the twentieth century. Several of the classics of the style are represented in this volume, including: Sphinx and the Strawman by Oskar Kokoschka, Sancta Susanna by August Stramm, From Morn to Midnight by Georg Kaiser, Ithaka by Gottfried Benn, The Son by Walter Hasenclever, The Transfiguration by Ernst Toller, Crucifixion by Lothar Schreyer.

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