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Theater (2010) 40 (2): 67–73.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Karinne Keithley Karinne Keithley's essay introduces the script of Nature Theater of Oklahoma's Romeo and Juliet , placing it within a genealogy of American thought that begins with Emerson and Thoreau and continues through the artistic experiments of John Cage and of the Judson Dance Theatre. ©...
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Theater (2013) 43 (1): 99–107.
Published: 01 February 2013
..., and that was really excit- what the play should be about. One of Okada’s ing too. In between workshops, Okada has first suggestions as a starting point was Henry been writing — and the play has shaped up David Thoreau’s Walden, or Life in the Woods. to be a sort of autobiography of Okada, with Okada had...
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Theater (1979) 10 (2): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 1979
...) cleans up. Hence in America by the work of Emerson, Whit• Stuart Sherman performing his Eleventh miniaturization there is control, safety, man, and Thoreau; latterly by Allen Gins• Spectacle (The Erotic) and an esthetic of perfectibility. The berg...
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Theater (1983) 15 (1): 84–86.
Published: 01 February 1983
.... the pointed prong mount; why bother? In the end, all op- tyrannized by objects, lost within their pro- on which he spears receipts, the manic timism, any softening of spirit, all control fusion. He cannot, like Thoreau, simply get stamping of forms in red ink; and the objects systems are illusion...
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Theater (1999) 29 (2): 26–31.
Published: 01 May 1999
... an idea of the kind of work that Miss X writes. “DOyour thing so that I may know you,” said Thoreau, and there is Miss X working and slaving and creating an “Xian use of language” or an “Xian type of character development.” And her public is getting to know her work, and her public is thinking...
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Theater (1973) 4 (1): 28–36.
Published: 01 February 1973
... Alice in Won- derland, The Open Theatre's use of The Bible in The Serpent, and The Performance Group's use of Melville, Thoreau, and other Amer- ican writings in Commune. These texts all suggested dramatic ac- tions, but some of the finest moments in the productions came not from enacting...
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Theater (2001) 31 (2): 45–53.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., and Commitment in America Today. Purdy’s book is mostly cloying, a folksy liberal dumbing down of Emer- son and Thoreau. But there are moments in it when his “response to an ironic time” becomes sharp enough to draw blood, as when he parses “irony” to show...
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Theater (2011) 41 (2): 9–29.
Published: 01 May 2011
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Theater (1976) 7 (3): 7–15.
Published: 01 November 1976
... that is in part the same. fernos, all of which are convincing. It is the ending to his comedy Captain Brassbound's Conversion. The heroine has Thoreau maintained that most men lead just come within the magnetic range...
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Theater (2016) 46 (2): 7–33.
Published: 01 May 2016
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Theater (1994) 25 (1): 52–61.
Published: 01 February 1994
..., and obstructing roads are actions that fall into this category. Commonly associated with the destruction of objects or property, sabotage does not fit the most rigid codes of nonviolence. Perhaps for this reason, sabotage has never become respectable like Thoreau’s tradition of my-body’s-on-the-line-put...
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Theater (1974) 5 (2): 26–55.
Published: 01 May 1974
... by the. . . D: OK, maybe it's a problem in our art that it's not socialist art. S: Thoreau is read in school for a reason. D: Historical revolutionary ? S: Yes. D: In America he's revolutionary? S: Well, he's a revolutionary figure They've already...
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Theater (1973) 4 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 February 1973
... in a gymnasium. Live electronic rock begins to rever- berate, actors begin free warm-up exercises. Then silence; all but one actor withdraws. Actor comes forward, begins to lecture in a very actorly way about sexual repression, quoting Plato, Thoreau, Wilde, and others. He removes all his clothes while...
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Theater (1980) 11 (2): 7–23.
Published: 01 May 1980
... harness what that means. I've had my occasions to sit ourselves to it." And the author Thoreau. PIET: Don't brood about bygones my dear. brooding in them as well. That's the answer It's all over...