Transnational mobilities in early modern theater (Book, 2014) []
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Transnational mobilities in early modern theater

Transnational mobilities in early modern theater

Author: Robert Henke; Eric Nicholson
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2014
Series: Studies in performance and early modern drama
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The essays in this volume investigate English, Italian, Spanish, German, and Czech early modern theatre, placing Shakespeare and his English contemporaries in the theatrical contexts of early modern  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Henke; Eric Nicholson
ISBN: 9781409468295 1409468291 9781409468301 1409468305
OCLC Number: 900978703
Notes: Includes index
Description: 303 s
Contents: Contents: Introduction, Robert Henke and Eric Nicholson. Part 1 Systems and Theatergrams: The Taming of the Shrew, Italian intertexts, and cultural mobility, Robert Henke; Resources in common: Shakespeare and Flaminio Scala, Richard Andrews; 'Are you a comedian?': the trunk in Twelfth Night and the intertheatrical construction of character, Melissa Walter. Part 2 The Pastoral Zone: Hymen and the gods on stage in Shakespeare's As You Like It and Italian pastoral, Susanne L. Wofford; Et in Arcadia the dirty brides, Eric Nicholson. Part 3 Performance Texts and Costumes: Dido, boy diva of Carthage: Marlowe's Dido tragedy and the Renaissance actress, Pamela Allen Brown; Forms of fashion: material fabrics, national characteristics, and the dramaturgy of difference on the early modern English stage, Christian M. Billing. Part 4 Northern and Central European Mobilities: Shakespeare's 'portrait of a blinking idiot': transnational reflections, M.A. Katritzky; English comedy and central European marionette drama: a study in theater etymology, Pavel Drabek. Part 5 Translation Theory and Practice: Trade in exile, Jacques Lezra; Found and lost in translation, Alessandro Serpieri; Shakespeare's untranslatability, David Schalkwyk; Lebedeff, Kendal, Dutt: three travelers on the Indian stage, Shormishtha Panja. Epilogue: Early modern theater in motion: the example of Orpheus, Jane Tylus. Select bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Studies in performance and early modern drama
Responsibility: edited by Robert Henke and Eric Nicholson


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'The need for this book, for both scholars and students of early modern Europe, cannot be overstated. For many years research has productively aspired to global inclusivity in its understanding of Read more...

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