The People's Stage in Imperial Germany

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Author  Andrew G. Bonnell
Publisher  I.B.Tauris
Publication Date   July 22, 2005
ISBN  1850437955
Pages  256

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The clash between German Social Democracy--the party, intellectuals and workers--and the German Imperial State was played out in the Freie Volksbahne (Free People's Theatre) founded by intellectuals to energise working class political awareness of drama with a political and social cutting edge. It fell foul of state censorship, lost its bite, yet prospered.

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