Thursday, August 21, 2008

More Comparative Drama on Project MUSE

The English Department's prestigious research journal, Comparative Drama, will be added to the Project MUSE Basic Research and Basic College collections in 2009, thus further enhancing its availability to scholars and students all over the world. Comparative Drama already is in the Premium Collection, which contains all MUSE titles, as well as in the Standard and Humanities Collections.

Below are the TOCs of Comparative Drama's two most recent issues:

Volume 42.2 Summer 2008:
  • The Secular Morality of Middleton’s City Comedies, Derek Alwes
  • Dragon Fathers and Unnatural Children: Warring Generations in King Lear and its Sources, Meredith Skura
  • Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses: Mythic Revision as Cathartic Ritual, Miriam M. Chirico
  • Staging a New Literary History: Suzan-Lori Parks’s Venus, In the Blood, and Fucking A, Carol Schafer
  • “The End of Nigerian History”: Wole Soyinka and Yorùbá Historiography, Glen Odom
Volume 42.3 Fall 2008: Studies in Liturgical Drama Special Issue
  • Introduction: In Memory of Audrey Ekdahl Davidson, David Bevington
  • Demonstration Performance of the Cividale Planctus Mariae: A Report, Eric Strand, Matthew Steel, and Clifford Davidson
  • Scenarios of the “Descent into Hell” in Two Processional Antiphons, Clyde Brockett
  • Meditationes Vitae Christi in the Medieval German Marienklage: Franciscan Exegesis through Drama and Music, Peter Loewen
  • Liturgical Drama and “School of Abelard”, David Wulstan
  • Pilgrims and Prostitutes: Costume and Individualism in Twelfth-Century Liturgical Drama, Andrew Gibb

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