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W. B. Worthen


Between Poetry and Performance

€ 112.15

Drama: Between Poetry and Performance discusses major plays, drawing on examples from playwrights including Shakespeare, Ibsen, Beckett, and Parks, and asks how they offer a critical perspective on the drama s relation to books, to the process of embodiment, and to the mapping of space in the theatre.

Taal / Language : English


Preface: Drama, Poetry, and Performance.

Introduction: Between Poetry and Performance.

i. Shakespeare 3.0.

ii. Images of Writing/Metaphors of Performance.

The score.

The blueprint.


Dramatic tools, performance technologies.

iii. Agencies of Drama: Burke, Poetry, and Performance.

Writing as agency: `Antony in Behalf of the Play`.

1. From Poetry to Performance.

i. Dramatic Performance and its Discontents: The New Criticism.

Drama, poetry, and `interpretation`.

`An arrangement of words`.

Acts of speech.

Heresy, responsibility, and performance.

ii. Dramatic Writing and its Discontents: Performance Studies, Drama Studies.

Antigone s bones.

The `theater of acting`.

Rethinking writing.

2. Performing Writing: Hamlet.

i. Hamlet s Book.

Playing the book.

The law of writ.

Speaking by the card.

ii. Corrupt Stuff; or, Doing Things with (Old) Words.

The crux of performance.

Enseamed beds.

iii. `OK, we can skip to the book`: The Wooster Group Hamlet.

Theatrofilm by Electronovision.

(Re)playing Burton, performing Hamlet.

3. Embodying Writing: Ibsen and Parks.

i. Can We Act What We Say?: Rosmersholm.

Inscribing character.

Acting the role.

Confession, disclosure, detour.

Doing (unspeakable) things with words.

ii. Footnoting Performance: The America Play and Venus.

A wink to Mr. Lincolns pasteboard cutout.

Diggidy diggidy diggidy dawg.

4. Writing Space: Beckett and Brecht.

i. Quad: Euclidean Dramaturgies.

ii. By Accepting This License.

iii. What Where: Brechtian Technologies.


Works Cited.

Further Reading.  

Extra informatie: 
304 pagina's
Januari 2009
590 gram
235 x 159 x 25 mm
Wiley-Blackwell gb

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