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University Press of America, Oct 1, 1990 - Literary Criticism - 112 pages
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This volume presents the best of the papers presented at the 1989 Comparative Drama Conference held annually at the University of Florida under the auspices of the Classics Department. Contents: Spatio-Temporality as Theater Performance; Subversive Sophocles, Anarchic Aeschylus: The Living Theatre and Greek Tragedy; Expressionism and Deconstructionism: A Critical Comparison; Theatrical Revolution: Edward Gordon Craig's 'Much Ado About Nothing' (1903); Arnolt Bronnen's Austro-Expressionist War Plays; Camera Language: Picturing Pinter's The Homecoming; Doubling and Irrationality in Pier Paolo Pasolini's Medea; The Naming of Rance: Orton's Allusions to Henrik Ibsen in What the Butler Saw; From Scenario to Script: O'Neill's Use of History in The Creation of A Touch of the Poet and More Stately Mansions; Ferdinand Vanek, or Compliant Protest; Woman Takes Center Stage: Three Versions of "The Female Condition" on the German Theatre Stage Today; Beauty Non-Beauty in Euripides' Orestes and Metope XXVII From the Parthenon; Haunting Ourselves: History and Utopia in Howard Brenton's Bloody Poetry and Greenland; and Lameness and Limping in Southern Plays.

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SPATIOTEMPORALITY AS THEATER
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THE LIVING
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A CRITICAL
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KARELISA HARTIGAN is Professor of Classics Emerita, University of Florida.