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The Monster in Theatre History
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Michael Chemers
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-28 - Publisher: Routledge

Monsters are fragmentary, uncertain, frightening creatures. What happens when they enter the realm of the theatre? The Monster in Theatre History explores the cultural genealogies of monsters as they appear in the recorded history of Western theatre. From the Ancient Greeks to the most cutting-edge new media, Michael Chemers focuses
The Theatre of Luis Valdez
Language: en
Pages: 104
Authors: Michael M. Chemers
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-30 - Publisher: Routledge

The Theatre of Luis Valdez focuses on the life and work of American playwright and director Luis Valdez, probably best known for his landmark 1979 play Zoot Suit – the first play by a Latinx playwright to appear on Broadway – and founder of El Teatro Campesino, the oldest surviving
Theatre After Empire
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Megan E. Geigner, Harvey Young
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-31 - Publisher: Routledge

Emphasizing the resilience of theatre arts in the midst of significant political change, Theatre After Empire spotlights the emergence of new performance styles in the wake of collapsed political systems. Centering on theatrical works from the late nineteenth century to the present, twelve original essays written by prominent theatre scholars
The Monster That Is History
Language: en
Pages: 409
Authors: David Der-Wei Wang
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-10-04 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

In ancient China a monster called Taowu was known for both its vicious nature and its power to see the past and the future. Over the centuries Taowu underwent many incarnations until it became identifiable with history itself. Since the seventeenth century, fictive accounts of history have accommodated themselves to
The Routledge Research Companion to Shakespeare and Classical Literature
Language: en
Pages: 334
Authors: Sean Keilen, Nick Moschovakis
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-31 - Publisher: Routledge

In this wide-ranging and ambitiously conceived Research Companion, contributors explore Shakespeare’s relationship to the classic in two broad senses. The essays analyze Shakespeare’s specific debts to classical works and weigh his classicism’s likeness and unlikeness to that of others in his time; they also evaluate the effects of that classical