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作者 Phillips, M. Scott
書名 Theatre Symposium, Vol. 15 : Theatre and Moral Order
出版項 Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2007
©2007
國際標準書號 9780817380229 (electronic bk.)
9780817354572
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說明 1 online resource (140 pages)
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系列 Theatre Symposium Ser. ; v.15
Theatre Symposium Ser
附註 Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- Don't Let What Really Happened Get in the Way of the Truth: Reflections on Theatre, Ethics, and "The Moral Order" / Rosemarie K. Bank -- What Moral Order? : Observations from the Trenches / Steve Scott -- William Dunlap, Father of American Theatre-and American Antitheatricality / David Carlyon -- "NOT from the Drowsy Pulpit!" : The Moral Reform Melodrama on the Nineteenth-Century Stage / John W. Frick -- Tainted Money? : Nineteenth-Century Charity Theatricals / Eileen Curley -- The Doomed Courtesan and Her Moral Reformers / Rachel Rusch -- Gender and (Im)morality in Restoration Comedy: Aphra Behn's The Feigned Courtesans / Leah Lowe -- Solving the Laramie Problem, or, Projecting onto Laramie / Roger Freeman -- The Advantage of Controversy: Angels in America and Campus Culture Wars / James Fisher -- Excerpt from the Symposium Response / Steve Scott -- Contributors
The essays gathered together in Volume 15 of the annual journal Theatre Symposium investigate how, historically, the theatre has been perceived both as a source of moral anxiety and as an instrument of moral and social reform.     Essays consider, among other subjects, ethnographic depictions of the savage "other" in Buffalo Bill's engagement at the Columbian Exposition of 1893; the so-called "Moral Reform Melodrama" in the nineteenth century; charity theatricals and the ways they negotiated standards of middle-class respectability; the figure of the courtesan as a barometer of late nineteenth and early twentieth-century moral and sexual discourse; Aphra Behn's subversion of Restoration patriarchal sexual norms in The Feigned Courtesans; and the controversy surrounding one production of Tony Kushner Angels in America, during which officials at one of the nation's more prominent liberal arts colleges attempted to censor the production, a chilling reminder that academic and artistic freedom cannot be taken for granted in today's polarized moral and political atmosphere
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鏈接 Print version: Phillips, M. Scott Theatre Symposium, Vol. 15 : Theatre and Moral Order Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press,c2007 9780817354572
主題 Theater -- Moral and ethical aspects.;Drama.;Moral
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Alt Author Frick, John W
Carlyon, David
Curley, Eileen
Fisher, James, Jr
Freeman, Roger
Lowe, Leah
Rusch, Rachel
Scott, Steve
Fisher, James
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