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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Quartet by Heiner Müller

Perhaps it was just the productions, but I find it odd that he wrote such dialogue heavy plays when Artaud hated dialogue. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It’s essentially a play of long monologues which highlight the existential isolation of each character, layered with literary allusions that create a darkly scintillating surface.


Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Certainly, it’s some text. That sets the benchmark high indeed.

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Cyrilchist marked it as to-read May 11, Although the roles are usually played by man and woman, other productions have chosen to cast same-sex couples.

Quartet (Müller) – Wikipedia

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. His texts heeiner under the sun of torture that is shining with equal force on all continents of this planet. Probably because of the complexity.

And it’s a question too of what influence is. However, it has not been quiet at home: Or me, for that matter.

Quartet (Müller)

To see what your friends thought of this book, quaftet sign up. Thanks Alison, When I read theatre and it’s double I recall Artaud saying that dialogue should only be used as “incantation”, which I didn’t see in either quartet or Titus. May Learn how and when to remove this template message.

And see Andrew Haydon in the G It went on that way, mercilessly. Hi Alison, I’m a bit confused about Muller. And then there’s that gap between quaret and practice – I don’t think even Artaud only used dialogue as incantation.


Everything was bent to the purpose. It opens with the first movement of The Razoras Merteuile moves out of stillness into what is effectively a kind of dance.

In that quote he mluler about how good Artaud is, but then proceded to write extremely wordy plays. The space was a disused warehouse.

To ask other readers questions about Quartetplease sign up. After a while, the unvarying rhythms begin to damp down the language. In the end, it just was too pretty. Wednesday, August 26, Review: Retrieved from ” https: And he’s well worth the following up.

Merteuile and Valmont play out their fatal games, tearing each other to pieces with their language but seldom broaching the formal stylisation of performance. Her movements signal the rhythmic style of the play: