Saturday, January 26, 2013

New Issue of Comparative Drama

The winter issue of Comparative Drama arrived from press this week. Volume 46.4, which is also available online through Project MUSE, includes the following contributions: 


“The Split Screen Syndrome”: Structuring (Non)Seeing in Two Plays on Abu Ghraib
Katarzyna Beilin

Brian Friel’s Transformation from Short Fiction Writer to Dramatist
Richard Rankin Russell

Plays and Playcoats: A Courtly Interlude Tradition in Scotland?
Sarah Carpenter

Staging the Convent as Refuge in The Jew of Malta and Measure for Measure
Kimberly Reigle

“Not to Be Altered”: Performance’s Efficacy and Audience Reaction in The Roman Actor
Eric Dunnum


The Tragic Paradox
by Leonard Moss
reviewed by: Jennifer Wallace 

Memories of Chekhov: Accounts of the Writer from his Family, Friends and Contemporaries

ed. and trans. by Peter Sekirin
reviewed by: Valleri Hohman

Puppet: An Essay on Uncanny Life
by Kenneth Gross
reviewed by: Claudia Orenstein

Mei Lanfang and the Twentieth-Century International Stage
: Chinese Theatre Place and Displaced
by Min Tian
reviewed by: Cecilia Pang

Image Ethics in Shakespeare and Spenser
by James A. Knapp
reviewed by: Jane Kingsley-Smith

Pioneer Performances: Staging the Frontier

by Matthew Rebhorn
reviewed by: Nic Witschi

Hamlet’s Arab Journey: Shakespeare’s Prince and Nasser’s Ghost

by Margaret Litvin
reviewed by: Khalid Amine

Intimacy and Sexuality in the Age of Shakespeare
by James M. Bromley
reviewed by: Gina Bloom

Shaw, Plato, and Euripides: Classical Currents in "Major Barbara"
by Sidney P. Albert
reviewed by: David Kornhaber

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