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New directions in Renaissance drama and performance studies / edited by Sarah Werner
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2010
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 4th Floor  PR3091 .N49 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history
Subject(s) Theater -- Production and direction
Physical Description x, 226 p. ; 23 cm
Summary "This collection asks pressing questions about how and why we study performances of Renaissance drama, challenging prevailing views and suggesting new methodologies for the field. How does an emphasis on Shakespeare limit us? What can we learn from non-traditional theatre? Why should we rethink the value of studying what happens onstage?"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents One piece at a time / Robert Shaughnesy -- Replaying early modern performances / William N. West -- Acts of seizure: a theatrical poetics of metonymy and metaphor / Christopher Cobb -- Page and stage again: rethinking renaissance character phenomenologically / Andrew JamesHartley -- The spirit of '76: original practices and revolutionary nostalgia / Paul Menzer -- Spreading the Shakespeare gospel: a rhetorical history of the academic theater review / Jeremy Lopez -- Performance criticism without performance: the study of non-Shakespearean drama / Genevieve Love -- Performing relevance/relevant performances: Shakespeare, Jonson, Hitchcock / Emma Smith -- Shakespeare and our contemporaries / Bridget Escolme -- "Ay, there's the rub": race and performance studies / Ayanna Thompson -- Performing the "live": cinema, simulation, and the death of the real in Alex Cos's Revengers tragedy / Courtney Lehmann
Alternate Author Werner, Sarah, 1969-

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