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Author Comparative Drama Conference (34th : 2010 : Los Angeles, Calif.)

Title Text & presentation, 2010 / edited by Kiki Gounaridou
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2011
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 185 pages)
Series Comparative drama conference series, 1054-724X ; 7
Comparative Drama Conference. Comparative Drama Conference series ; 7
Contents Metatheatre and metaphysics in two late Greek tragedies / Francis M. Dunn -- 2. Manipulating memory : an examination of the Ghost Road Company's ensemble-devised adaptation of The Oresteia / Katharine Noon -- 3. Romantic male role types : Kabuki's Nimaime and the Innamorato of commedia dell'arte / Katherine Saltzman-Li -- 4. Between factography and ethnography : Sergei Tretyakov's Roar China! and Soviet Orientalist discourse / Robert Crane -- 5. Staging the public sphere : Karl Kraus and Romain Rolland's critical theatre in World War I / Christa Zorn -- 6. No kick coming : the staging and taming of the I.W.W. in Sidney Howard's They knew what they wanted / Michael Schwartz -- 7. "Gramps, shush the preaching" : family memories in The night of the iguana / Jeffrey B. Loomis -- 8. Truth drugs and hothouse flowers : metatheatre and the mid-century psychotherapy play / Ariel Watson -- 9. He said; she said : reversing roles by gender in Oleanna / Ann M. Shanahan -- 10. Coontown : utopian longing and reification in black surburbia / Courtney R. Wilkes -- 11. Nostalgia, irony, and the re-emergence of the reified American Indian other in August : Osage County / Courtney Elkin Mohler -- 12. Plagues and performance : Broadway bares as danse macabre / Virginia Anderson -- 13. Acting, science, and gender : a review essay / Kiki Gounaridou -- Review of literature : selected books
Summary Text & Presentation is an annual publication devoted to all aspects of theatre scholarship. This new volume represents a selection of the best research presented at the 34th international, interdisciplinary Comparative Drama Conference held in Los Angeles in 2010. Topics covered include metatheatrical experiments and adaptations of Greek tragedy, early Soviet orientalist plays, the working class on the 1920s Broadway stage, Tennessee Williams's grandfather as character model, psychotherapy on stage, and African American musicals, among other topics. Reviews of eight selected books are also included
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Drama -- Criticism, Textual -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Gounaridou, Kiki.
ISBN 0786485817 (electronic bk.)
9780786485819 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Text and presentation, 2010