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Author Knowles, Ric
Title Modern Drama : Defining the Field
Imprint Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2003
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Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (227 pages)
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Series Heritage
Note Cover -- Contents -- Introduction -- Modern Drama/Modernity's Drama -- Aesthetic Prejudice in Modern Drama -- Why Modern Plays Are Not Culture: Disciplinary Blind Spots -- Quo Vadis? Theatre Studies at the Crossroads -- Physiologies of the Modern: Zola, Experimental Medicine, and the Naturalist Stage -- Making Sense of Sensation: Enlightenment, Embodiment, and the End(s) of Modern Drama -- Luminous Writing, Embodiment, and Modern Drama: Mme Blavatsky and Bertolt Brecht -- The Haunted Houses of Modernity -- Hauntings: Anxiety, Technology, and Gender in Peter Pan -- Bodies, Revolutions, and Magic: Cultural Nationalism and Racial Fetishism -- Modernism and Genocide: Citing Minstrelsy in Postcolonial Agitprop -- August Wilson, Doubling, Madness, and Modern African-American Drama -- WORKS CITED -- CONTRIBUTORS
The contributors examine varied topics such as the analysis of periodicity; the articulation of social, political, and cultural production in theatre; the re-evaluation of texts, performances, and canons; and demonstrations of how interdisciplinarity inflects theatre and its practice
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Knowles, Ric Modern Drama : Defining the Field Toronto : University of Toronto Press,c2003 9780802086211
Subject Electronic books
Alt Author Tompkins, Joanne Elizabeth
Worthen, W.B
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