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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Christian Biet; Karel Vanhaesebrouck This article investigates the way the notion of constraint could be extended to theater studies and theater history, focusing on the case of French classical tragedy in the seventeenth century. Can classical poetics be regarded as a set of constraints? Rather...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 539–560.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Jerzy Limon This essay concentrates on a relatively neglected aspect of theater reconstructions, namely, the various ways the “reconstructed space” impacts today's spectator, an impact that is substantially different from the impact the original building had on the Elizabethan audience. When...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 561–589.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Jennifer A. Low This essay constructs a genealogy for early modern audience studies, showing how this subcategory of scholarship on early modern drama responds to some of the questions raised by early New Historicist criticism. The foundation of audience studies is theater history; its methodology...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 615–633.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in Shakespearean drama and a framing of the enterprise of theater. The concept of affordance was developed by the environmental psychologist James J. Gibson to describe the action possibilities of things. Affordances inhere in environments that themselves reflect various human interactions and routines...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 3–33.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Tatiana Smoliarova The article investigates some textual coincidences between Denis Diderot's major works on art and theater and the Formalist manifesto “Art as Device” by Victor Shklovsky. Acknowledging the accidental nature of these coincidences, I try to determine the common philosophical...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 475–513.
Published: 01 June 2001
... shows how the comics critically engage with participants' desires for the modernity and success associated with urban lifestyles as well as life skills. It also highlights Heart to Heart 's differences from many other rural culture-for-development projects elsewhere in southern Africa, including theater...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 729–758.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Helen Freshwater This article problematizes cultural studies' recent return to the“thing,” assessing the archive's position in research work. I draw on my experience of consultation of the surviving records of the Lord Chamberlain's theater censorship office in order to demonstrate...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 281–299.
Published: 01 June 2020
... of musical theater from these geographically remote traditions to argue that use of historically problematic romances to explore the relationship of ethics, emotion, and reason resulted in novel depictions of attachment emotions as neither purely selfless “gut reactions” nor calculating facades. Scenes...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 619–640.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Yael Zarhy-Levo This article engages with the issue of the factors determining theatrical prominence, endorsing the “institutional approach.” In discussing the major mediating role played by theater reviewers in the canonization of individual playwrights, the article focuses particularly on two...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Johannes Mahlknecht Hollywood movie novelizations are novels based on mainstream films and published about the time these films are released in theaters. The present article explores the ambiguous status of this generally little-esteemed and frequently ignored form of adaptation. On the one hand...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 515–538.
Published: 01 December 2014
... 1995 Shakespeare, the King's Playwright: Theater in the Stuart Court, 1603–1613 ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press ). Kinney Arthur F. 2004 Shakespeare's Web: Networks of Meaning in Renaissance Drama ( New York : Routledge ). Kott Jan 1974 [1964] Shakespeare Our...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 151–152.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., with Ari Blatt, a special issue of Yale French Studies, “Writing after the Visual Turn” (2008). Among his research interests are the interaction of word and image and the status of noncanonical genres (graphic novel, photonovel, novelization). Christian Biet is professor of performing arts, theater...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 March 2021
... the relation- ship between the death penalty and theater, as Derrida repeatedly and McGrath A Cell in Waiting 89 throughout both years of the seminar refers to the theater of the death pen- alty, to the death penalty as theater: For there is no escaping the theater, writes Rottenberg, when it comes...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 731–733.
Published: 01 December 2014
... to postcolonial literature. Jerzy Limon is professor of English at the English Institute, University of Gdan´sk, Poland. His research includes the history of English drama and theater in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and theoretical aspects of theater. His books in English are Gentlemen of a Company...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 611–612.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and knowledge in the history of the book in the incunable period. Sabine Gross is professor of German and affiliate professor of comparative literature and of theater at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where she teaches literature, literary theory, and theater. Her publications include Lese-Zeichen...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 749–751.
Published: 01 December 2020
...- speidel.de. Yael Zarhy-Levo has taught theater history, theater criticism, and modern British theater in the Department of Literature, Tel-Aviv University, Israel. 750 Poetics Today 41:4 Her recent publications include The Enigma of Harold Pinter (in Hebrew), with Bar Chayun, Assaf Derri, and Amir Farjoun...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 423–475.
Published: 01 September 2014
... appeared in English and do not follow every entry. The other bibliographical sections on Old Yiddish, theater, language and linguistics, folklore, and culture studies are offered as scholarly aids to map- ping recent developments in these diverse areas of Yiddish studies. Trans- lations of Yiddish...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 549–550.
Published: 01 June 2001
... is professor of English, comparative literature, and African and Afri- can American studies at the University of Chicago and the author of The Drama of South Africa: Plays, Pageants, and Publics, since Her research interests include new media, visual culture, and theater in South Africa and theater...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 681–709.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Review 15 : 103 -11. Referential Reflections around a Medallion: ReciprocalArt/Life Embeddings in Chekhov’s The Seagull Harai Golomb Theater Studies, Tel Aviv University Art is not a copy of the real world: one of the damn things is enough. —[Quoted by] Nelson Goodman...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 49–66.
Published: 01 March 2021
... a performative profession of faith? Does it belong to the inside of the university? Is it philosophy, or literature, or theater? Is it a work, une oeuvre, or a course, or a kind of seminar? Poetics Today 42:1 (March 2021) DOI 10.1215/03335372-8752615 q 2021 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics I have...