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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 277–300.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Chenxi Tang This essay investigates tragic theater from French classicism to German classicism in relation to the ritualized ceremonies and spectacles of the early modern state, which I summarily refer to as ceremonial theater. From the seventeenth to the nineteenth century, the relationship...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Margaret Rogerson Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions . By Enders Jody . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2009 . xxiii, 285 p . © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 394–414.
Published: 01 December 2015
... complex interplay between diegesis and mimesis at the heart of the plays. Shelley and Artaud might then be seen to co-opt the trauma scenario as an epistemological paradigm whereby their theaters assume revolutionary potential. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Shelley Artaud Cenci trauma...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 312–331.
Published: 01 September 2016
... literature and theater. I contend that Pirandello's plays and his vision of stage acting provide an alternative model of subversive performance that challenges Benjamin's assumptions about both the medium-specificity of film's effects and the nature of the new celebrity culture. This alternative further...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Frederick Burwick In Prinzessin Brambilla Hoffmann combines his study of mental pathology with his involvement in theater performance. Hoffmann introduces figures of the commedia dell'arte as street players in the midst of carnival. The derangement of Giglio Favia, an actor, is played out amidst...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 319–332.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Wai Chee Dimock Beginning with Margaret Atwood's novella The Penelopiad and its staging in regional and experimental theaters in Canada, the U.K., and around the world, this essay traces a long history of network mediation for the Odyssey , beginning with the performative decisions made by...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2012
... not be the drama of a nation; (2) that organic form is not superior to mechanic beauty; (3) that tragedy is a theatrical rather than a poetic art; (4) that not only the naïve but the sophisticated aspects of ancient theater have value; and (5) that the passions are dramatic units of crucial...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... MICHAEL RUBENSTEIN Tulane University DOI 10.1215/00104124-1539253 MURDER BY ACCIDENT: MEDIEVAL THEATER, MODERN MEDIA, CRITICAL INTENTIONS. By Jody Enders. Chicago...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... MICHAEL RUBENSTEIN Tulane University DOI 10.1215/00104124-1539253 MURDER BY ACCIDENT: MEDIEVAL THEATER, MODERN MEDIA, CRITICAL INTENTIONS. By Jody Enders. Chicago...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2012
... DOI 10.1215/00104124-1539253 MURDER BY ACCIDENT: MEDIEVAL THEATER, MODERN MEDIA, CRITICAL INTENTIONS. By Jody Enders. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. xxiii, 285 p. This publication must surely establish Jody Enders among the leading theatrical theo- rists of the twenty-first...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 January 2004
... directions to actors, directors, sets, and audiences—Stage Fright shifts our attention to “a seemingly ineradicable and moralizing anti-theatricalism” central to modernist closet drama (p. 1). The roots of this “resistance to the theater” stretch, according to Puchner, back to Plato’s predilection...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2004
... directions to actors, directors, sets, and audiences—Stage Fright shifts our attention to “a seemingly ineradicable and moralizing anti-theatricalism” central to modernist closet drama (p. 1). The roots of this “resistance to the theater” stretch, according to Puchner, back to Plato’s predilection...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 99–102.
Published: 01 January 2004
... directions to actors, directors, sets, and audiences—Stage Fright shifts our attention to “a seemingly ineradicable and moralizing anti-theatricalism” central to modernist closet drama (p. 1). The roots of this “resistance to the theater” stretch, according to Puchner, back to Plato’s predilection...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 102–104.
Published: 01 January 2004
... directions to actors, directors, sets, and audiences—Stage Fright shifts our attention to “a seemingly ineradicable and moralizing anti-theatricalism” central to modernist closet drama (p. 1). The roots of this “resistance to the theater” stretch, according to Puchner, back to Plato’s predilection...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 89–92.
Published: 01 January 2010
... University of Toledo DOI 10.1215/00104124-2009-034 A POLITICS OF THE SCENE. By Paul A. Kottman. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007. 272 p. Paul Kottman’s A Politics of the Scene explores the intersection between theater and...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 January 2010
... POLITICS OF THE SCENE. By Paul A. Kottman. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007. 272 p. Paul Kottman’s A Politics of the Scene explores the intersection between theater and politics along two related fronts. First, the book traces the history of the appropriation — or expropriation — of...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 95–98.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Kottman’s A Politics of the Scene explores the intersection between theater and politics along two related fronts. First, the book traces the history of the appropriation — or expropriation — of the theatrical metaphor that Kottman takes to be at the heart of the political philosophies of Plato and...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 99–100.
Published: 01 January 2010
... University of Toledo DOI 10.1215/00104124-2009-034 A POLITICS OF THE SCENE. By Paul A. Kottman. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007. 272 p. Paul Kottman’s A Politics of the Scene explores the intersection between theater and...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 January 2010
... University of Toledo DOI 10.1215/00104124-2009-034 A POLITICS OF THE SCENE. By Paul A. Kottman. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007. 272 p. Paul Kottman’s A Politics of the Scene explores the intersection between theater and...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2012