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"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." -- George Bernard Shaw
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Pre-Christian (the Greeks), Modern Man (Shakespeare), Post-Humanity (the End of the Modern and Postmodernity). My focus is the last stage.
Method: Yoga & Freud
SummaryIonesco: Banality is a symptom of non-communication. Men hide behind their cliches.
QuestionsCamus: More and more, when faced with the world of men, the only reaction is one of individualism. Man alone is an end unto himself. Everything one tries to do for the common good ends in failure.
NotesMust have definitions!
* Friedrich Nietzsche [ works recommended ]
* Freud [ method acting page ]
Don Juan [ Moliere ]
3 Sisters [ Vershinin, Doctor, Solyony, Baron -- which to feature? ] -- "Chekhov Pages"
Stoppard Files -- Postmodern individual [ ... ]
... Self From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
... Self (philosophy), a unified being which is the source of an idiosyncratic consciousness
"Self-Help" = popculture... Americana
THR215 Dramatic Literature class : Bedford (textbook)
... tragedy [ see N. ]
2. Christian Concept -- where?
... Oscar Wilde : "Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask and he'll tell you the truth." [playwrighting]
Revolt of the Individual (google books) :
Verdict of Three Decades - edited by Julien Steinberg
From the Greeks to the postmodern: the evolution of the concept of the Individuality.The thing is, you see, that the strongest man in the world is the man who stands alone. (Ibsen)
Oedipus, Hamlet and Hamletmachine.
See Marxism first!
PS: we live through the social transformation equals only to the formation of the society. The Greeks, the beginning of the "Western Civilization" and the 20th centiry, the end of it. Looking back from the 21st century. Call it historical archeology or dramatic reconstruction of the past.
NB. The concept of Self is connected to ideas about God (god), divine.
Existentialism (page?) and Marxism: What is Self? Self as Many (Bely & Marxism).
How to link the THEMES pages back to the main (Writers) directory?
personal politics [idea]
Perceiving the Self: Self-Concept Definition Communication and the Development of the Self Culture and the Self-Concept The Self-Concept, Personality and Communication The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy[ The Elements of Communication ]
cinema study : film600 [ Tarkovsky, Bergman, Fellini, Kurosawa = masters ]
2008 : pomo.vtheatre.net : utopia project
http://www.infidel.org/library/modern/travis_denneson/power.html Society and the Individual in Nietzsche's The Will to Power ( Existentialism )
Film-North * Anatoly Antohin.