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As charm, novelty, finesse, and formalistic frivolity it could never become significant. Moreover, in the experiments of the new German theatre, the “alienation effect” was developed quite independently. The influence of Asiatic acting was nil. ). The aim was the historification of the events presented. Under this head the following is meant. The bourgeois theatre (this is everything that we think of when we speak of theatre in general) sifts out from its materials the timeless element. The presentation of the human being stops with the so-called Eternally Human.

The western performer does all he can to bring the spectator as close as possible to the events and the character being presented. To this end he gets him to feel his way into him, the actor. He spends all his strength on transforming himself as completely as possible into another type of person, the type being presented. When this complete transformation is achieved, his art is pretty much exhausted. Once he is the bank clerk, the doctor, the general, he needs just as little art as the bank clerk, the doctor or the general need in real life.

The scene of Lear’s division of his kingdom, let us say, or Othello and the 16 I BRECHT’S AESTHETIC THEORIES handkerchief? He’d be like a conjurer at a fairground showing his magical tricks, which no one would want to see a second time. He would merely show how one dissembles. The hypnosis would pass and there would remain a couple of pounds of badly beaten-up mimicry, a commodity quickly thrown together for sale in the dark to customers who are in a hurry. Naturally, no western actor would arrange such a performance.

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