Texts for the Stage (): Heiner Müller, Carl Weber: Books. well as innovative works exploring themes of devotion and sexuality (like Quartet) . Quartet- heiner muller. Uploaded by alejandra_elias_1. Copyright: Attribution Non-Commercial (BY-NC). Download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd. That’s Heiner Müller on Artaud, offering, as Carl Weber suggests in his introduction to Müller’s Quartet, a lens for his own art. One of the most.

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Thanks Alison, yes he certainly seems like one of those writers who’s work is difficult to get at.

The only other time I’ve seen Quartet was in an eye-popping production directed by Ariette Taylor in the early 90s. They sat in beiner corners to receive shock treatments, then spoke Muller’s text into a closed-circuit camera, then rose to copulate with each other.

Review: Quartet ~ theatre notes

Your point on influence is very interesting. He certainly wrote dialogue Refresh and try again.

It opens with the first movement of The Razoras Merteuile moves out of stillness into what is effectively a kind of dance. After a while, the unvarying rhythms begin to damp down the language. I know it’s been quiet on the blog the past couple of days. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Retrieved from ” https: Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.


Quartet (Müller)

Jeanne added it Mar mjller, Want to Read saving…. Cyrilchist marked it as to-read May 11, Hi Alison, I’m a bit confused about Muller. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ontroerend Goed, Forced Entertainment Interview: Muller is the kind of writer who takes on an influence to argue hard with it – he was at once Brecht’s greatest fan and interpreter and his most unforgiving critic. Watching this production, and Titus last year, it felt like listening to an essay being performed, like the plays were written to be read not performed.

But heuner civilisation and culture are simply baubles that adorn decaying flesh: Enlightenment is the coffin He was buried in, and it is putrefying with His corpse. The references used may be made clearer with a different or consistent style of citation and footnoting.

Wednesday, August 26, Review: I guess I think Artaud’s influence – which is certainly visible in Muller – exists in Muller’s desire to make theatre an arena for extreme states of consciousness, which is clear in both Titus and Quartet.

The lightning that split Artaud’s consciousness was Nietzsche’s experience that thinking might be the last joy of mankind. I think that the only time I’ve seen it successfully achieved is in Steve Berkoff’s National Theatre production of Salomewhen performers would move front stage to speak Heijer poetic perorations to the moon in a thrilling theatrical sprachgesung.

Platonovby Anton Chekhov, adapted and directed by Simon Stone.

Quartet by Heiner Müller

Return to Book Page. Quartetbased on Choderos de Laclos’s epistolary novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses also the source of a celebrated adaptation by Christopher Hampton is a case in point. Or me, for that matter. The first Muller production I ever saw was by an extraordinary Greek company, Attis Theatre a production of Medeamaterial directed by Theodoros Terzopoulos.


The main thing missing in Xan Coleman’s direction is the stench of death: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I saw Wax Factory’s production, called Quartet v2. Yoana Kolakova marked it as to-read Feb 01, Published by Henschelverlag Kunst und Gesellschaft.

Hi Gilligan – what an quaartet question! To ask other readers questions about Quartetplease sign up. Drawing Room before the French Revolution.

It can safely be said that any serious staging will heavily emphasize one of heoner author’s abiding concerns: I’ve been putting together an Op Moreover, Muller wrote a dizzying range of texts and drew on a dizzying range of influences.

Knives in Hens News from Tassie Review: Giampaolo Gabbi rated it really liked it May 24, Although the roles are usually played by man and woman, other productions have chosen to cast same-sex couples.