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4,160 words Discussions of the contributions of Jan Kochanowski, Wojciech Boguslawski, Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz, Stanislaw Wyspianski, Stanislaw Igancy Witkiewicz (Witkacy), and the Theatre of the Eighth Day. Section on the Theater of Tadeusz Kantor, Jerzy Grotowski, Henryk Tomaszewski, Jozef Szajna, and Slawomir Mrozek,
1,330 words An article from Censorship: A World Encyclopedia about the most famous of the underground alternative theatre groups that arose in Poland during the period of the communist regime
8,775 words Essay about three plays that eloquently articulate conflicting tendencies in Polish cultural mythology during the 1980s: Valesa (Waleza) by Kazimierz Braun, Alpha (Alfa) by Slawomir Mrozek, and A Polish Lesson (Lekcja polskiego) by Anna Bojarska.
7,885 words Written in 1996, the essay surveys the events in the sixty-four repertory companies with permanent acting ensembles, the twenty puppet theatres and the same number of opera and music theatres which constitute the Polish theater since the fall of communism in 1989
2,710 words Allen Kuharski's analysis and reflections on the vision and interlocking myths informing the work Witkacy, Schultz, and Gombrowicz and the synthesis of these by Tadeusz Kantor.
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