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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 133–145.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Patricia Ybarra This essay suggests that the erasure of such nineteenth-century works as Alfredo Chavero's Quetzalcóatl from mainstream Mexican theater histories has diminished the importance of theater as a mode of nation-building historiography even as national textbooks and archaeological...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Michal Kobialka The “after theory” syndrome silently renounced historiography as radical thought and substituted a closed, retrospective framework to conceptualize the ontology of theater/performance history. In its postmodern/post-utopian universe, historicizing largely contents itself...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 97–116.
Published: 01 March 2009
... by University of Washington 2009 Odai Johnson is associate professor of theater history and head of the PhD program at the University of Washington. His books include Rehearsing the Revolution: Radical Performance, Radical Politics in the English Restoration (2000); The Colonial American Stage, 1665...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 117–131.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... The memory of these surfaces, unembarrassed by the gaudy charms of anecdote and puffery, not only resists the effacements of history but also positively stands in for its losses. What history? These surface appearances are the deeply expres- sive stuff of theater history itself: its startling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 439–460.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Ellen R. Welch This essay examines the role of performance practices in the making of colonial history through an analysis of the first French-language theater piece staged in the New World, Marc Lescarbot's Théâtre de Neptune (1606). The form of performance in this work offers a radically...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to Michelle Knoetgen, Nathaniel Nesmith, Jennifer Sonntag, and Shilarna Stokes. Modern Language Quarterly 70:1 (March 2009) doi 10.1215/00267929-2008-030  © 2009 by University of Washington 68 MLQ March 2009 Ritualists to theater history’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in Tauris , where she is spirited away. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Jean Rotrou French classical tragedy martyr drama history of theater history of religion The classical tragedians of seventeenth-century France are routinely said to have invented the modern stage...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 163–170.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Theatre (2000), which received the Association for Theatre in Higher Education's prize for best theater studies book in 2001, and Strindberg's Secret Codes (2004). His new book, Philosophers and Thespians , is forthcoming. What History? Some Afterthoughts Freddie Rokem...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of Washington 2009 Anthony Kubiak is professor of drama at the University of California, Irvine. His most recent book, Agitated States: Performance in the American Theater of Cruelty (2002), investigates the uses of theater and theatricality in the stagings of American history. He is also author...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 3–10.
Published: 01 March 2009
... that is the reality of appearance, as if the nature of theater, its ontological base, were the problematic of history. If history is what happened, it cannot be made to happen again but can only be rehearsed; what’s there is not there, ghosted by (dis)appear- ance. Or if it does repeat itself, as Marx...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 379–408.
Published: 01 September 1999
... in Arabic and the discourses concerning its place and function in Arab culture, makes writing a standard history of it virtually impossible. In Arabic Theater Rushdi Siilih addresses the problem posed by the origin of Arabic drama, which is fundamental in establishing the time frame of its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 219–246.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., the guiding principle of these fields: painting, “theater,” politics. . . . At the dawn of the Grand Siècle, history painting and the dramatic poem build on the same theatricality. (186–87) While Marin is right to call the “theatrical model” the grounding principle of artistic and political practices...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 555–558.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of the Maternal Instinct (1990) and Behind Her Times: Transition England in the Novels of Mary Arnold Ward (2005). © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Theater Figures: The Production of the Nineteenth-Century British Novel . By Emily Allen. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2003. viii+ 254 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 539–545.
Published: 01 December 2005
... European history reached its culmination during the reign of Matyás Hun- yadi (Matthias Corvinus) and his elevation of Budapest, most clearly after 1475, as a temporarily leading center of the area. Hunyadi was a descendant of petty nobility, but his father (probably of Romanian ethnic background...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 545–548.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., according to Konstantinovic´ and Rinner, a collaboration between Latin and Slavic linguistic and cultural traditions and an originally peaceful coexistence between the Catholic and the Orthodox branches of Christianity. This “humanistic” stage of central European history reached its culmination...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 549–551.
Published: 01 December 2005
...´ and Rinner, a collaboration between Latin and Slavic linguistic and cultural traditions and an originally peaceful coexistence between the Catholic and the Orthodox branches of Christianity. This “humanistic” stage of central European history reached its culmination during the reign of Matyás Hun...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 551–554.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... This “humanistic” stage of central European history reached its culmination during the reign of Matyás Hun- yadi (Matthias Corvinus) and his elevation of Budapest, most clearly after 1475, as a temporarily leading center of the area. Hunyadi was a descendant of petty nobility, but his father (probably...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 559–561.
Published: 01 December 2005
... traditions and an originally peaceful coexistence between the Catholic and the Orthodox branches of Christianity. This “humanistic” stage of central European history reached its culmination during the reign of Matyás Hun- yadi (Matthias Corvinus) and his elevation of Budapest, most clearly after 1475...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 562–564.
Published: 01 December 2005
... European history reached its culmination during the reign of Matyás Hun- yadi (Matthias Corvinus) and his elevation of Budapest, most clearly after 1475, as a temporarily leading center of the area. Hunyadi was a descendant of petty nobility, but his father (probably of Romanian ethnic background...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 March 1990
... that provided by traditional theater history. His approach removes one from the relative certainties of textual con- centration to the interpretation of an ambiguous signification-which perhaps explains why most teachers of theater and drama prefer to confine their interests to the text and its...