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  1. Historicization

    The principle of historicisation is a fundamental part of the aesthetic developed by the German modernist theatre practitioner Bertolt Brecht. In his poem "Speech to Danish working-class actors on the art of observation", Brecht offers a vivid portrait of the attitude he suggested an actor should cultivate: Imagine all that is going on around you, all those struggles Picturing them just like historical incidents For this is how you should go on to portray them on the stage: The fight for a job, sweet and bitter conversations Between the man and his woman, arguments about books Resignation and revolt, attempt and failure All these you will go on to portray as historical incidents. . For the actor, "historicisation" constitutes a fundamental interpretative attitude.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of historicization in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of historicization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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