Complex Seeing

'Complex seeing' is a type of spectator response that 'epic theatre' seeks to provoke in its audience. Complex seeing involves the formation of a critical attitude by the spectator towards the events represented by the drama.


Theories and techniques of Bertolt Brecht
  • Epic theatre
  • Non-Aristotelian drama
  • Lehrst├╝cke
  • Dialectical theatre
  • Fabel
  • Gestus
  • Defamiliarization
  • Demonstration
  • Not / But
  • Historicization
  • Refunctioning
  • Separation of the elements
  • Interruptions
  • Complex seeing
  • Modern Theatre is Epic Theatre
  • Street Scene
  • A Short Organum
  • Messingkauf Dialogues

Famous quotes containing the word complex:

    By “object” is meant some element in the complex whole that is defined in abstraction from the whole of which it is a distinction.
    John Dewey (1859–1952)