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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 416–418.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Marvin Carlson All Theater Is Revolutionary Theater . By Benjamin Bennett. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005. x + 241 pp. University of Washington 2006 Marvin Carlson is Sidney E. Cohn Professor of Theater and Comparative Literature in the Graduate Center of the City...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 99–114.
Published: 01 June 1962
...Heinz Politzer Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 HOW EPIC IS BERTOLT BRECHT’S EPIC THEATER? By HEINZPOLITZER When Bertolt Brecht died in East Berlin, on August 14, 1956, he left behind an impressive literary work, a new method...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 92–93.
Published: 01 March 1960
... reduce the value of the work considerably, though it is still a useful compilation of Gracibn’s main notions, analyzed and defined within the above-mentioned limits. E. VON RICHTHOFEN Uttiversity of Alberta The Theater of Marivaux...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 302–306.
Published: 01 September 1961
...Laurence W. Cor Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 RHYTHMIC LANGUAGE IN THE THEATER By LAURENCEW. COR Several contemporary French critics and theorists maintain that the dialogue of a play should be endowed with a certain rhythmic...
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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): 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 (2010) 71 (4): 479–482.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Masha Raskolnikov Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions .By Jody Enders. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. xxiii + 285 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (4): 564–567.
Published: 01 December 1990
.... JANE K. BROWN University of Washington Theater As Problem: Modem Drama and Its Place in Literature. By Benjamin Bennett. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1990. x t 272 pp. $34.50, cloth; $12.95, paper. Literary theorists considering dramatic texts have traditionally treated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (1): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2003
... in twentieth-century France. Resisting the Plague: The French Reactionary Right and Artaud’s Theater of Cruelty Constance Spreen uring a lengthy, hostile divorce from the surrealist circle in 1926, DAntonin Artaud reiterated his eschewal of political engagement in the most vigorous terms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (4): 609–612.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Huston Diehl Shakespeare's Tribe: Church, Nation, and Theater in Renaissance England . By Jeffrey Knapp. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002. xvi + 277 pp. © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Huston Diehl is professor of English at the University of Iowa. Her most recent...
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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 (2008) 69 (3): 423–426.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Jan Sjåvik Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism: Art, Theater, Philosophy . By Toril Moi. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. xvi + 396 pp. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Jan Sjåvik is professor of Scandinavian studies at the University of Washington. His recent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 420–423.
Published: 01 December 1974
... into an application in the broader study of literary his- tory, criticism, and theory which is the discipline of this essay. ALAN1:. NAGEL University of Iowa The Theater and the Dream: From Metaphor to Form in Renaissance Drama...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 459–461.
Published: 01 December 1985
...W. David Kay John Gordon Sweeney, III. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1985. xi + 243 pp. $25.00. Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 W. DAVID KAY 459 Jonson and the Psychology of Public Theater: To Coin the Spirit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (2): 137–152.
Published: 01 June 1981
...Michael G. Ketcham Copyright © 1981 by Duke University Press 1981 THE ARTS OF GESTURE THE SPECTATOR AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO PHYSIOGNOMY, PAINTING, AND THE THEATER By MICHAELG. KETCHAM In Spectator No. 4, Richard Steele...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 197–226.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Renata Kobetts Miller © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Renata Kobetts Miller is assistant professor of English at the City College of the City University of New York. Her essay is part of a book-length project, Setting the Stage: The Victorian Novel, Theater, and the Suffragettes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 98–101.
Published: 01 March 2012
... in the Hispanic Review , the Bulletin of Hispanic Studies , and other journals. His essay “Maravall’s Post-Hegelian Roots” appeared in the September 2009 issue of MLQ . The Theater of Truth: The Ideology of (Neo)Baroque Aesthetics . By Egginton William . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 219–246.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Sylvaine Guyot Abstract Emphasizing the crucial role played by the bodily medium in Racinian theater, this essay challenges the long critical tradition that has reduced Jean Racine’s dramaturgy to the poetic effects of its language, and French neoclassical tragedy to a transcoding of royal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 64–77.
Published: 01 March 1970
...John J. Lakich Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 THE IDEAL AND REALITY IN THE FRENCH THEATER OF THE 1920’s By JOHN J. LAKICH For the last thirty or so years, critics have habitually looked upon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Adam Versényi The Unfinished Art of Theater: Avant-Garde Intellectuals in Mexico and Brazil . By Sarah J. Townsend Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press , 2018 . ix + 301 pp. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 What is the “avant-garde”? As a term...