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The Play out of context : transferring plays from culture to culture

Author: Hanna Scolnicov; Peter Holland
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume of essays examines the relationship between the play and its historical and cultural contexts.

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hanna Scolnicov; Peter Holland
ISBN: 0521344336 9780521344333
OCLC Number: 18382669
Notes: "Most of the essays are based on papers presented at the Jerusalem Theatre Conference in 1986"--Page.
Includes index.
Description: viii, 227 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Play : gateway to cultural dialogue --
Problems of translation for the stage : interculturalism and post-modern theatre --
Space : the final frontier --
Ìf the salt have lost his savour' : some ùseful' plays in and out of context on the London stage --
Mimesis, mirror, double --
Greek drama in Rome : some aspects of cultural transposition --
Shakespeare and theatre politics in the Third Reich --
Generation of Life is a dream from Oedipus the king --
Claudel and Vitez direct Molière --
Role of the target-system in theatrical adaptation : Jalāl's Egyptian-Arabic adaptation of Tartuffe --
Chekhov in limbo : British productions of the plays of Chekhov --
Intercultural aspects in post-modern theatre : a Japanese version of Chekhov's Three sisters --
Mr Godot will not come today --
Adaptation and reception in Germany of Edward Bond's Saved --
Whose life is it anyway? in London and on Broadway : a contrastive analysis of the British and American versions of Brian Clark's play.
Responsibility: edited by Hanna Scolnicov and Peter Holland.
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"This is a very thoughtful, well-edited, provocative series of essays showing how new dramatic meanings arise from new circumstances." Comparative Drama

 
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