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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

European movement which promoted the use of art, music, theatre, and writing to uncover the ‘hidden realities’ of metaphysics. The basic strategy of symbolism—the use of signs to deliver meanings otherwise unavailable—has been present in most aspects of theatre, but the specific movement began in Paris in the late nineteenth century. Symbolist artists, such as the playwright ... ...

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