Books

More Power to You

A collection of Robert Cohen’s most important essays on theatre from 1959 to 2000. Also published in Romanian.

Table of Contents

ON PLAYING
“Tears (And Acting) in Shakespeare”
“Dragging Carcasses to the Firepit: Acting Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy”
“The English Secret”
“Intro/Extrospective Analysis”
“Answers to Questions”
“From Middle to Modern Ages”
“Putting a Tree in a Box” (on work with Grotowski)
“Patty Hearst: an Actress Identifying With a Part”
“Spoken Dialogue in Written Drama,”

ON PLAYS
“Shakespeare’s Sixteen Year Old Hamlet”
“Coming of Age in Elsinore”
“Golden Opinions, Sound and Fury”
“Quince’s Moon: Reconfiguring Reality in A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
“Oedipus and the Absurd Life”
“Weil’s God and Beckett’s Godot,”
“On translating The Bourgeois Gentleman”
“Some Doctors in Spite of Themselves”
“Rude Awakenening”