ERIC Number: ED240624
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Mordecai Gorelik: A Scholar and Writer Who Addresses Humanity.
Moe, Christian H.
The author pays tribute to Mordecai Gorelik, a noted critic and scholar of the theatre, by reflecting on the man's critical and dramatic writing. Turning first to his critical writing, the author makes special mention of Gorelik's essays in newspapers and notable journals, his book and production reviews, his articles on theatre appearing in both the "Encyclopedia Britannica" and the "Encyclopedia Americana," his contributions to other books, and his classic 1940 work, "New Theaters for Old," which synthesized a century of modern drama and theatre. In his mention of Gorelik's dramatic writing, the author reflects on the following works: "Herr Biedermann and the Firebugs,""The Annotated Hamlet,""The Big Day,""Paul Thompson Forever,""Rainbow Terrace,""Andrus, or the Vision,""United We Stand," and "Yes and No." (HOD)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Gorelik (Mordecai)
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Theatre Association (Minneapolis, MN, August 7-10, 1983).