Tuesday, November 12, 2013

New Issue of Comparative Drama

Comparative Drama's fall 2013 issue, volume 47.3, has arrived from press. This issue includes the following contributions:


Performing the Aging Self in "Da" and Dancing at Lughnasa
Valerie Lipscomb

Role and Freedom in Calderón’s The Great Theater of the World
Gerhard Poppenberg

The Idea of “America” in the Expatriate Drama of Koffi Kwahulé
Les Essif

Conflict, Carnage, and Cats: Toward a Comic Cú Chulainn in Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore
A. J. Knox


“The Farce of the Fart” and Other Ribaldries: Twelve Medieval French Plays in Modern English
ed. and trans. Jody Enders
reviewed by Noah D. Guynn

Shakespeare Among the Courtesans: Prostitution, Literature, and Drama, 1500-1650

by Duncan Salked
reviewed by Theresa D. Kemp

Drama and the Transfer of Power in Renaissance England

by Martin Wiggins
reviewed by Adam Zucker

Faith in Shakespeare
by Richard C. McCoy
reviewed by Jennifer C. Vaught

Illustrating Shakespeare
by Peter Whitfield
reviewed by Alan R. Young

Shakespeare in Company
by Bart Van Es
reviewed by Tim Fitzpatrick

Ludics in Surrealist Theatre and Beyond
by Vassiliki Rapti
reviewed by Pierre Taminiaux