MGL Library Book Collection
|Knjižnica MGL (knjižna zbirka Mestnega gledališča ljubljanskega)|
|Čopova 14, SI-1000 Ljubljana|
|Phone||386 (0) 1 425 8222, 386 (0) 1 425 8255, 386 (0) 1 251 7064|
|Fax||386 (0) 1 251 7044|
|Published by||Ljubljana City Theatre (MGL)|
|Petra Pogorevc, Editor of MGL Library Book Collection|
|Phone||386 (0) 1 425 8222, 386 (0) 41 381 308|
The MGL Library Book Collection was launched in 1958 by, who focused on publishing original plays that were shown on the then Slovenian stages, contributions by theatre researchers and critics, and theatre memoirs and manuals. MGL Library first published Slovenian translations of canonical writers under , who was editor from 1966 do 1986. The series was subsequently edited by , , and , who enriched the collection with authors such as Artaud, Craig, Klotz, Pavis, Melchinger and Ubersfeld as well as with original titles by domestic theorists and practitioners.
The current editor of the collectionhas been focusing on titles that illustrate the heterogeneity of contemporary theatre practices and reflect their wider cultural and social context.
The MGL Library Book Collection has published original theoretical works by Slovenian theatre researchers and practitioners, including authors such as, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , etc. The collection also includes translations of classical authors, such as Peter Brook, Antonin Artaud, Edward Gordon Craig, Jerzy Grotowski, Constantin Stanislavsky, Eugene Ionesco, Phyllis Hartnoll, Rudolf Laban, Aleks Sierz, Marvin Carlson and Patrice Pavis.