Welcome to the Comparative Drama abstract index. Here we have posted abstracts or first paragraphs of every essay we have published since 2000. All available abstracts in this index are also linked from the corresponding entry in each of our existing indexes.

 

Abstracts

Essay Author Location
Madonna,Whore: Mary’s Sexuality in the
N-Town Plays
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Emma Maggie Solberg Volume 48.3
Fall 2014
Antonio’s (Happy) Ending: Queer Closure
in All-Male Twelfth Night
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Chad Allen Thomas Volume 48.3
Fall 2014
Tyrants, Tudors, and the Digby
Mary Magdalen
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Heather S. Mitchell-Buck Volume 48.3
Fall 2014
From Pain, Poetry: Howard Barker's
Blok/Eko
and the Poetics of Plethoric Theater
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Matthew Roberts Volume 48.3
Fall 2014
The Country Wife, Dance of the Cuckolds
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David Gelineau Volume 48.3
Fall 2014
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Introduction: “What Have You Learned Today”
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Sidney Homan Volume 48.1/2
Spring/Summer 2014
“Oh My God, Audience Participation”:
Some Twenty-First Century Reflections
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Elizabeth Sakellaridou Volume 48.1/2
Spring/Summer 2014
Bearing Witness and Taking Action:
Audiences and Morality in Renaissance
Tragedy and Activist Street Theater
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Horacio Sierra Volume 48.1/2
Spring/Summer 2014
School for Democracy: Interactive Theater
in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia
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Tatyana Prokhorova and
Vera Shamina
Volume 48.1/2
Spring/Summer 2014
On Aggro Performance: Audience
Participation and the Dystopian Response
to The Living Theatre’s Paradise Now
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James Penner Volume 48.1/2
Spring/Summer 2014
Precarious Presence in Contemporary Theater
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Natascha Siouzouli Volume 48.1/2
Spring/Summer 2014
“It’s Crazy, That Was Us”: The Implicated
and Compliant Audience in The Boys of
Foley Street
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Nelson Barre Volume 48.1/2
Spring/Summer 2014
The Tragic Spectator: Pig Iron Theatre Company’s Pay Up
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Robert Quillen Camp Volume 48.1/2
Spring/Summer 2014
Dreamers and Insomniacs: Audiences in
Sleep No More
and The Night Circus
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Jennifer Flaherty Volume 48.1/2
Spring/Summer 2014
Clean Up on Aisle Six: Closing the Gap
Between Spectator and Performance in Uli Jaeckle’s Discounter
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Brian Rhinehart Volume 48.1/2
Spring/Summer 2014
The Interactive Theater of Video Games:
The Gamer as Playwright, Director, and Actor
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Daniel Homan and
Sidney Homan
Volume 48.1/2
Spring/Summer 2014
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"Wise Enough to Play the Fool":
Robert Armin and Shakespeare’s
Sung Songs of Scripted Improvisation
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Catherine A. Henze Volume 47.4
Winter 2013
After Chekhov: The Three Sisters of
Beth Henley, Wendy Wasserstein,
Timberlake Wertenbaker, and Blake Morrison
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Verna A. Foster Volume 47.4
Winter 2013
"What Citadels, what turrets, and what
towers": Mapping the Tower of London in Thomas Heywood's Lord Mayors' Shows
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Kristen Deiter Volume 47.4
Winter 2013
Double Exposures: On the Reciprocity of Influence between Tennessee Williams
and Jean Cocteau
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Laura Michiels and
Christophe Collard
Volume 47.4
Winter 2013
"I Have Done the State Some Service":
Reading Slavery in Othello
through Juan Latino
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Emily Weissbourd Volume 47.4
Winter 2013
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Performing the Aging Self in Hugh
Leonard's  "Da" and Brian Friel's
Dancing at Lughnasa

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Valerie Barnes Lipscomb Volume 47.3
Fall 2013
Role and Freedom in Calderón's
The Great Theater of the World
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Gerhard Poppenberg Volume 47.3
Fall 2013
Reimaginations of "America" and Cultural
Identity in the Expatriate Drama
of Koffi Kwahulé
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Les Essif Volume 47.3
Fall 2013
Conflict, Carnage, and Cats: Toward a
Comic Cú Chulainn in Martin McDonagh's
The Lieutenant of Inishmore

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A. J. Knox Volume 47.3
Fall 2013
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The Arab Aristophanes
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Marvin Carlson Volume 47.2
Summer 2013
Pourquoi sous cette table?”: More Candlelighton Molière’s Tartuffe
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David G. Muller Volume 47.2
Summer 2013
Tragedy and Laughter
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Jennifer Wallace Volume 47.2
Summer 2013
Rape and Rape Myhology in the Plays
of Sarah Kane
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Ian Ward Volume 47.2
Summer 2013
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Staging the Color Line: Alice Dunbar
Nelson’s Imagined Hawai’i as
African-American Allegory
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Lurana Donnels O'Malley Volume 47.1
Spring 2013
Silencing Violence: Repetition and
Revolution in Mother Courage and Her Children
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Robert Vork Volume 47.1
Spring 2013
The Audience-Interactive Games of the
Middle English Religious Drama
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Peter Ramey Volume 47.1
Spring 2013
Fashionably Late: Queer Temporality
and the Restoration Fop
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Emma Katherine Atwood Volume 47.1
Spring 2013
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“The Split Screen Syndrome”: Structuring
(Non) Seeing in Two Plays on Abu Ghraib
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Katarzyna Beilin Volume 46.4
Winter 2012
Brian Friel’s Transformation from Short
Fiction Writer to Dramatist
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Richard Rankin Russell Volume 46.4
Winter 2012
Plays and Playcoats: A Courtly Interlude
Tradition in Scotland?
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Sarah Carpenter Volume 46.4
Winter 2012
Staging the Convent as Resistance in The
Jew of Malta
and Measure for Measure
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Kimberly Reigle Volume 46.4
Winter 2012
“Not to Be Altered”: Performance’s Efficacy
and Audience Reaction in The Roman Actor
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Eric Dunnum Volume 46.4
Winter 2012
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Reading and Experiencing a Play
Transculturally
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Ranjan Ghosh Volume 46.3
Fall 2012

Zen and the Art of Self-Negation in
Samuel Beckett’s Not I
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Kyle Gillette Volume 46.3
Fall 2012
Snapshots of a Shakespearean in China
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Sidney Homan Volume 46.3
Fall 2012
American Students Performing the
Foreignness of Human Culture
in Foreign Drama
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Les Essif Volume 46.3
Fall 2012
Authentic Protest, Authentic Shakespeare,
Authentic Africans: Performing Othello in
South Africa
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Natasha Distiller Volume 46.3
Fall 2012
On the Tragedy of the Commoner: Elektra,
Orestes and Others in South Africa
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Loren Kruger Volume 46.3
Fall 2012
Fugard, Kani, Ntshona’s The Island:
Antigone
as South African Drama
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Robert Gordon Volume 46.3
Fall 2012
Hamlet and the Difference Machine
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Stephen Barker Volume 46.3
Fall 2012
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"Killing, Hewing, Stabbing, Dagger-drawing, Fighting, Butchery": The Representation of
Skin Penetration in Renaissance Tragedy and
Its Bearing on Dramatic Theory
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Maik Goth Volume 46.2
Summer 2012
Justice Is a Mirage: Failures of Religious
Order in Marlowe’s Tamburlaine Plays
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Leila Watkins Volume 46.2
Summer 2012
Ambiguous Allegories: What the Mythological Comedia Reveals About Baroque Tragedy
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Sofie Kluge Volume 46.2
Summer 2012
Memory’s Returns, Modernity’s Ghosts: Thornton Wilder, Japanese Theater, and Paula Vogel’s The Long Christmas Ride Home
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Joanna Mansbridge Volume 46.2
Summer 2012
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To Dazzle as Macbeth: Bisociated Drama
in Philip Roth's The Humbling
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James Duban Volume 46.1
Spring 2012
Lukács/Ibsen: Tragedy, Selfhood, and
"Real Life" in The Master Builder and
When We Dead Awaken
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William Storm Volume 46.1
Spring 2012
“I just die for some authority!: Barriers
to Utopia in Howard Brenton’s Greenland
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Siân Adiseshiah Volume 46.1
Spring 2012
“Where’s my Fool?” Lear Motifs in Rigoletto
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Barbara Barry Volume 46.1
Spring 2012
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From Shrew to Subject: Petruchio’s
Humanist Education of Katherine in
The Taming of the Shrew

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Elizabeth Hutcheon Volume 45.4
Winter 2011
Staging Suffrage: Women,  Politics
and the Edwardian Theatre
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Carolyn Tilghman Volume 45.4
Winter 2011
Oscar Wilde's Salomé:
Disorienting Orientalism
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Yeeyon Im Volume 45.4
Winter 2011
Moroccan Acrobats in Britain:
Oriental Curiosity and Ethnic Exhibition
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Layachi El Habbouch Volume 45.4
Winter 2011
Purging the Jesting Spirit in The Tempest
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Maurice Hunt Volume 45.4
Winter 2011
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Adapting The Liberal Lover: Mediterranean
Commerce, Political Economy, and Theatrical
Form under Richelieu
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Ellen R. Welch Volume 45.3
Fall 2011
Why did Steele’s The Lying Lover fail?
Or, The Dangers of Sentimentalism in the
Comic Reform Scene
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Aparna Gollapudi Volume 45.3
Fall 2011
"Allow, Accept, Be": Terrence McNally's
Engagement with Hindu Spirituality in
A Perfect Ganesh
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Raymond-Jean Frontain Volume 45.3
Fall 2011
Opening The Notebook of Trigorin:
An Analysis of Tennessee Williams’s
Adaptation of Chekhov’s The Seagull
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Zackary Ross Volume 45.3
Fall 2011
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How to Do Witchcraft Tragedy
with Speech Acts
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Eric Byville Volume 45.2
Summer 2011
A “Birthright into a New World”:
Representing the Town on Brome’s Stage
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Denys Van Renen Volume 45.2
Summer 2011
Remaking the Chorus:
Charles Mee Jr.’s Orestes 2.0
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Peter A. Campbell Volume 45.2
Summer 2011
Fear Mongering, Media Intimidation,
and Political Machinations: Tracing the
Agendas Behind the All God’s Chillun
Got Wings
Controversy
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Jeffrey Ullom Volume 45.2
Summer 2011
Performative Reading and Receiving a
Performance of the Jour du Jugement
in MS Besançon 579
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Karlyn Griffith Volume 45.2
Summer 2011
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Greek Drama in the First Six Decades
of the Twentieth Century: Tradition,
Identity, Migration
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Amanda Wrigley Volume 44.1/45.1
Winter 2010/
Spring 2011
Toward a National Heterotopia: Ancient
Theaters and the Cultural Politics of
Performing Ancient Drama in Modern Greece
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Eleftheria Ioannidou Volume 44.1/45.1
Winter 2010/
Spring 2011
Oedipus, Shmedipus: Ancient Greek
Drama on the Yiddish Stage
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Debra Caplan Volume 44.1/45.1
Winter 2010/
Spring 2011
‘The Kingdom of Heaven within Us’: Inner
(World) Peace in Gilbert Murray’s
Trojan Women
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Simon Perris Volume 44.1/45.1
Winter 2010/
Spring 2011
Touring the Ivies with Iphigenia, 1915
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Niall W. Slater Volume 44.1/45.1
Winter 2010/
Spring 2011

Is Mr Euripides a Communist? The Federal
Theatre Project’s 1938 Trojan Incident
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Robert Davis Volume 44.1/45.1
Winter 2010/
Spring 2011
Oedipus and Afrikaans Theater
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Betine Van Zyl Smit Volume 44.1/45.1
Winter 2010/
Spring 2011

"Now the struggle is for all!" (Aeschylus's
Persians 405): What a Difference a Few
Years Make When Interpreting a Classic
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Gonda Van Steen Volume 44.1/45.1
Winter 2010/
Spring 2011
Oedipus, Suez, and Hungary: T. S. Eliot’s
Tradition and The Elder Statesman
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Michael Simpson Volume 44.1/45.1
Winter 2010/
Spring 2011
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 “Are we turned Turks”: English Pageants
and the Stuart Court
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David M. Bergeron Volume 44.3
Fall 2010
Celebrating Idleness: Antony and Cleopatra
and Play Theory
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Abigail Scherer Volume 44.3
Fall 2010
Katherine Philips as Political Playwright:
“The Songs Between the Acts” in Pompey
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Anne Russell Volume 44.3
Fall 2010
 Music and Religious Compromise
in John Bale’s Plays
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Katherine Steele Brokaw Volume 44.3
Fall 2010
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Pericles, Paul, and Protestantism
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Richard Finkelstein Volume 44.2
Summer 2010
Striking a Pose: Performance Cues in Four
French Hagiographic Mystery Plays
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Vicki L. Hamblin Volume 44.2
Summer 2010
The Spirit of the Chorus in D'Annunzio's
La città morta
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James Nikopoulos Volume 44.2
Summer 2010
"Hilda, Harnessed to a Purpose": Elizabeth
Robins, Ibsen, and the Vote
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Maroula Joannou Volume 44.2
Summer 2010
Tragedy After Darwin: Timberlake
Wertenbaker Remakes "Modern" Tragedy
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Sara Freeman Volume 44.2
Summer 2010
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Coriolanus: Inordinate Passions and Powers
in Personal and Political Governance
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Unhae Langis Volume 44.1
Spring 2010
Soyinka and the Dead Dramatist
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Kenneth J.E. Graham Volume 44.1
Spring 2010
The Biblical Intertext in Peter Shaffer’s
Amadeus (Or, Saul and David in
Eighteenth-Century Vienna)
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Nehama Aschkenasy Volume 44.1
Spring 2010
Chinese Ethnicity and the American
Heroic Artisan  in Henry Grimm’s
The Chinese Must Go
(1879)
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Hsin-yun Ou Volume 44.1
Spring 2010
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Sumptuously Re-edified: The Reformation
of Sacred Space in Titus Andronicus
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Helga L. Duncan Volume 43.4
Winter 2009
Voices of Violence: Medieval French Farce
and the Dover Cliff Scene in King Lear
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Edward Wheatley Volume 43.4
Winter 2009
“You were an actor with your handkerchief”:
Women, Windows, and Moral Agency
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Cynthia Lewis Volume 43.4
Winter 2009
Doing the Usual Things: Gender, Race, and
Inwardness in Harley Granville Barker’s The
Marrying of Ann Leete
and The Secret Life
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Christopher Wixson Volume 43.4
Winter 2009
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The Comic Ethos of Il Principe
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Angus Fletcher Volume 43.3
Fall 2009
Fletcher, Massinger, and Roman
Imperial Character
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John E. Curran, Jr. Volume 43.3
Fall 2009
Another Play On Salem Witch Trials:”
Lion Feuchtwanger, Communists, and Nazis
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Waltraud Maierhofer Volume 43.3
Fall 2009
The Earliest Middle English Interludes
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Stephanie Thompson Lundeen Volume 43.3
Fall 2009
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From Great Women to Top Girls: Pageants
of Sisterhood in British Feminist Theatre
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Rebecca Cameron Volume 43.2
Summer 2009
Diamonds, Maidens, Widow Dido,
and Cock-a-diddle-dow
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David Golz Volume 43.2
Summer 2009
Sermons, Exegesis, and Performance:
The Laon Ordo Prophetarum and the
Meaning of Advent
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Robert C. Lagueux Volume 43.2
Summer 2009
Evicted In—and From—Toronto:
Walker’s Beautiful City at Factory Theatre
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J. Chris Westgate Volume 43.2
Summer 2009
Lay Performances of Work and Salvation
in the York Cycle
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Andreea Boboc Volume 43.2
Summer 2009
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Roman World, Egyptian Earth; Cognitive
Difference and Empire in Shakespeare’s
Antony and Cleopatra
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Mary Thomas Crane Volume 43.1
Spring 2009
From Saint Genesius to Kean: Actors,
Martyrs, and Metatheater
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Mary Ann Frese Witt Volume 43.1
Spring 2009
Dumb Reading: The Noise of the Mute in Jonson’s Epicene
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Adrian Curtin Volume 43.1
Spring 2009
The Scriblerian Stage and Page: Three
Hours After Marriage
, Pope’s “Minor”
Poems, and the Problem of Genre-History
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Katherine Mannheimer Volume 43.1
Spring 2009
“Whom Seek Ye, Sirs?”: The Logic of
Searching in the York Herod and the Magi
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Nicole R. Rice Volume 43.1
Spring 2009
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Measure for Measure and the
(Anti-)Theatricality of Gascoigne's
The Glasse of Government
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Richard Hillman Volume 42.4
Winter 2008
‘Gentleness’ and Social Class in
The Merry Wives of Windsor
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Maurice Hunt Volume 42.4
Winter 2008
Creating Entertainments for Prince
Henry’s Creation (1610)
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David M. Bergeron Volume 42.4
Winter 2008
Being Mistress Eyre in Dekker's
The Shoemaker's Holiday
and
Deloney's The Gentle Craft
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Ann C. Christensen Volume 42.4
Winter 2008
“For want of Clelia”: Re-Placing the
Maternal Body in The Twin Rivals
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Elizabeth Savage Volume 42.4
Winter 2008
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Demonstration Performance of the
Cividale Planctus Mariae: A Report
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Eric Strand,
Matthew Steel,
and Clifford Davidson
Volume 42.3
Fall 2008
Scenarios of the “Descent into Hell”
in Two Processional Antiphons
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Clyde W. Brockett Volume 42.3
Fall 2008
Portrayals of the Vita Christi in the Medieval
German Marienklage: Signs of Franciscan
Exegesis and Rhetoricin Drama and Music

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Peter Loewen Volume 42.3
Fall 2008
Liturgical Drama and the “School of Abelard”
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David Wulstan Volume 42.3
Fall 2008
Pilgrims and Prostitutes: Costume
and Individualism in Twelfth-Century
Liturgical Drama
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Andrew J. Gibb Volume 42.3
Fall 2008
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The Secular Morality of Middleton’s
City Comedies
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Derek B. Alwes Volume 42.2
Summer 2008
Dragon Fathers and Unnatural Children:
Warring Generations in King Lear and
its Sources
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Meredith Skura Volume 42.2
Summer 2008
Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses:
Mythic Revision as Cathartic Ritual
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Miriam M. Chirico Volume 42.2
Summer 2008
Staging a New Literary History:
Suzan-Lori Parks’s Venus, In the Blood,
and Fucking A
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Carol Schafer Volume 42.2
Summer 2008
“The End of Nigerian History”: Wole
Soyinka and Yorùbá Historiography
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Glenn A. Odom Volume 42.2
Summer 2008
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All injury’s forgot”: Restoration Sex Comedy
and National Amnesia
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Laura J. Rosenthal Volume 42.1
Spring 2008
Gimcrack’s Legacy: Sex, Wealth, and the
Theater of Experimental Philosophy
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Tita Chico Volume 42.1
Spring 2008
The Paradoxes of Slavery in Thomas
Southerne’s Oroonoko
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Diana Jaher Volume 42.1
Spring 2008
Performing the West Indies: Comedy,
Feeling, and British Identity
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Jean Marsden Volume 42.1
Spring 2008
Sheridan, The School for Scandal,
and Aggression
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James Thompson Volume 42.1
Spring 2008
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“I desyre to be paid”: Interpreting the
Language of Remuneration in Early
Modern Dramatic Archives
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Kara Northway Volume 41.4
Winter 2007-08
Wherefore Verona in The Two Gentlemen
of Verona
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David M. Bergeron Volume 41.4
Winter 2007-08 
Re-Membering the Jews: Theatrical
Violence in the N-Town Marian Plays
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Merrall Llewelyn Price Volume 41.4
Winter 2007-08 
The Merchant of Venice, the Arab-Israeli
Conflict, and the Perils of Shakespearean
Appropriation
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Mark Bayer Volume 41.4
Winter 2007-08 
Sacerdotal Vestiges in The Tempest
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Robert L. Reid Volume 41.4
Winter 2007-08 
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Puppets Dallying: Thoughts on
Shakespearean Theatricality
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Kenneth Gross Volume 41.3
Fall 2007
A Hermaphrodite? Lope de Vega and
the Controversy of Tragicomedy
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Sofie Kluge Volume 41.3
Fall 2007
G. B. Shaw’s Heartbreak House and
Harold Pinter’s The Homecoming:
Comedies of Implosion
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Emil Roy Volume 41.3
Fall 2007
Incest Disguised: Ottonian Influence at
Gandersheim and Hrotsvit’s Abraham
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Regula Meyer Evitt Volume 41.3
Fall 2007
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Aphra Behn’s The City Heiress: Feminism
and the Dynamics of Popular Success on the
Late Seventeenth-Century Stage
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Robert Markley Volume 41.2
Summer 2007
“To kindle an industrious desire”: The Poetry
of Work in Lord Mayors’ Shows
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Kara Northway Volume 41.2
Summer 2007
Comparing Poverty: Fictions of a
“Poor Theater” in Ruzante and Shakespeare
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Robert Henke Volume 41.2
Summer 2007
Transplanting the Work of “that rooted man”:
The Reception of John Millington Synge’s
Drama in Hungary
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Mária Kurdi Volume 41.2
Summer 2007
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“Is everything history?”: Churchill, Barker
and the Modern History Play
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Brean S. Hammond Volume 41.1
Spring 2007
Anti-Semitism, Surrogacy, and the Invocation
of Mohammed in thePlay of the Sacrament
view abstract

Michael Mark Chemers Volume 41.1
Spring 2007
‘My condicion in mannes soule to
kill’—Everyman’s Mercantile Salvation
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Roger A. Ladd Volume 41.1
Spring 2007
Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Erasmus’
De Copia, and Sentential Ambiguity
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Jeffrey J. Yu Volume 41.1
Spring 2007
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The “Female Martinet”: Mrs. Harper,
Gender, and Civic Virtue on the Early
Republican Stage
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Jason Shaffer Volume 40.4
Winter 2006-07
Suffering Silences, Woeful Afflictions:
Physical Disability, Melodrama, and
the American Charity Movement
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Sheila Moeschen Volume 40.4
Winter 2006-07
Edwin Forrest’s Redding Up: Elocution,
Theater, and the Performance of the Frontier
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Matthew Rebhorn Volume 40.4
Winter 2006-07
Opposing Forces: (Re)Playing Pocahontas
and the Politics of Indian Removal on
the Antebellum Stage
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Rebecca Jaroff Volume 40.4
Winter 2006-07
The Bride Wielded a Razor: Images of
Women on the Blackface Stage of
James McIntyre and Thomas Heath
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Leslie Pasternack Volume 40.4
Winter 2006-07
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Material Economy, Spiritual Economy,
and Social Critique in Everyman
view abstract

Elizabeth Harper
and Britt Mize
Volume 40.3
Fall 2006
‘Things like truths, well feigned’: Mimesis
and Secrecy in Jonson’s Epicoene
view abstract

Reuben Sanchez Volume 40.3
Fall 2006
The Death of Representation and
the Representation of Death: Ionesco,
Beckett, and Stoppard
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Zoran Milutinović Volume 40.3
Fall 2006
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Talking with Ghosts of Irish Playwrights
Past: Marina Carr's By the Bog of Cats…
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Richard Russell Volume 40.2
Summer 2006
Edmund Eyre's The Maid of Normandy;
or, Charlotte Corday in Anglo-Irish
Docudrama
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Wendy C. Nielsen Volume 40.2
Summer 2006
Serving Don Juan: Decorum in
Tirso de Molina and Molière
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Robert Bayliss Volume 40.2
Summer 2006
Money Changes Everything: Quarto and
Folio The Merry Wives of Windsor
and the Case for Revision

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Peter Grav Volume 40.2
Summer 2006
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Intertextualizing Polyphemus: Politics
and Ideology in Walcott’s Odyssey
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Zina Giannopoulou Volume 40.1
Spring 2006
The Common Good and the Necessity
of War: Emergent Republican Ideals in Shakespeare's Henry V and Coriolanus
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Rita Banerjee Volume 40.1
Spring 2006
Staging Act Five of Schiller’s Wilhelm Tell
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Timothy Richard Wutrich Volume 40.1
Spring 2006
The Emotional Theater of Milton’s
Paradise Lost
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Elizabeth Bradburn Volume 40.1
Spring 2006
Marriage in Late Medieval German Easter
and Shrovetide Plays
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Albrecht Classen Volume 40.1
Spring 2006
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The Weeping Mother in Sumidagawa,
Curlew River, and Medieval European
Religious Plays
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Mikiko Ishii Volume 39.3/4
Fall/Winter 2005-06
Medieval Korean Drama:
The Pongsan Mask Dance
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Dongchoon Lee Volume 39.3/4
Fall/Winter 2005-06
(Re)cycling Culture: The Development
of Chinese Opera in the United States
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Cecilia Pang Volume 39.3/4
Fall/Winter 2005-06
Japanese Noh and Kyôgen Plays:
Staging Dichotomy
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Zvika Serper Volume 39.3/4
Fall/Winter 2005-06
The Performance of Yuan Drama:
A Study of Stage Directions
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Min Tian Volume 39.3/4
Fall/Winter 2005-06
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The Play of the Surface: Theater and
The Turn of the Screw
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Frances Babbage Volume 39.2
Summer 2005
"Look on this picture, and on this":
Framing Shakespeare in William Wells
Brown's The Escape
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Keith M. Botelho Volume 39.2
Summer 2005
Playing for Time (and Playing with Time)
in Tom Stoppard's Arcadia
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Enoch Brater Volume 39.2
Summer 2005
Marlowe's Texts and Oral Transmissions:
Towards the Zielform
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Thomas Pettitt Volume 39.2
Summer 2005
The Sacrilization of Revenge in
Antonio's Revenge

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Phoebe S. Spinrad Volume 39.2
Summer 2005
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Jonson’s Volpone and Dante
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Christopher Baker |
and Richard Harp
Volume 39.1
Spring 2005
Thomas Heywood’s The Royall King,
and the Loyall Subject and the Fall
of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex
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Kevin Lindberg Volume 39.1
Spring 2005
“Bodied Forth”: Spectator, Stage,
and Actor in the Early Modern Theater
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Jennifer Low Volume 39.1
Spring 2005
"In Better Places": Space, Identity, and
Alienation in Sarah Kane's Blasted
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Christopher Wixson Volume 39.1
Spring 2005
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Joan of Arc Internationale: Shaw,
Brecht, and the Law of Nations
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Julie Stone Peters Volume 38.4
Winter 2004-05
Shakespeare, Molly House Culture,
and the Eighteenth-Century Stage
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Charles Conaway Volume 38.4
Winter 2004-05
“Forward Backward” Time and
the Apocalypse in Hamlet
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Maurice Hunt Volume 38.4
Winter 2004-05
Interrogating the Devil: Social and Demonic Pressure in The Witch of Edmonton
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David Nicol Volume 38.4
Winter 2004-05
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Anti-Colonist Discourse, Tragicomedy,
and the “American” Behn
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Adam R. Beach Volume 38.2/3
Summer/Fall 2004
Meanings of All for Love, 1677-1813
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Tanya Caldwell Volume 38.2/3
Summer/Fall 2004
An American in Ireland: The
Representation of the American
in Brian Friel’s Plays
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Maria Germanou Volume 38.2/3
Summer/Fall 2004
Memory, Composition and the
Relationship of King John to The
Troublesome Raigne of King John
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Beatrice Groves Volume 38.2/3
Summer/Fall 2004
Serious Money Becomes "Business
by Other Means": Caryl Churchill's
Metatheatrical Subject
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Daniel Jernigan Volume 38.2/3
Summer/Fall 2004
Magic Mirrors in Richard II
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Robert M. Schuler Volume 38.2/3
Summer/Fall 2004
Politesse and the Woman at Risk:
the Social Comedies of
Marie-Thérèse De Camp
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Adrienne Scullion Volume 38.2/3
Summer/Fall 2004
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Disorder in the House of God:
Disrupted Worship in Shakespeare
and Others
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Bruce Boehrer Volume 38.1
Spring 2004
Unpardonable Sins: The Hazards
of Performative Language in the
Tragic Cases of Francesco Spiera
and Doctor Faustus
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Daniel Gate Volume 38.1
Spring 2004
The Dilemma of Naturalistic Tragedy:
Strindberg's Miss Julie
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Göran Stockenström Volume 38.1
Spring 2004
Jews in the Fleury Playbook
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Theresa Tinkle Volume 38.1
Spring 2004
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The Tyrone Anthology:
Authority in the Last Act of
Long Day’s Journey into Night
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Lawrence Dugan Volume 37.3/4
Fall/Winter 2003-04
Nonverbal Theatrical Elements in Ntozake
Shange's for colored girls…and Intissar
Abdel-Fatah's Makhadet El-Kohl
(The Kohl Pillow)
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Dalia El-Shayal Volume 37.3/4
Fall/Winter 2003-04
Extending the Breaks: Fires in the Mirror
in the Context of Hip-Hop Structure, Style,
and Culture
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Steve Feffer Volume 37.3/4
Fall/Winter 2003-04
Menaechmi and the
Renaissance of Comedy
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Richard F. Hardin Volume 37.3/4
Fall/Winter 2003-04
Blackened Faces and a Veiled Woman:
The Early Korcula Moreška
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Max Harris
and Lada Čale Feldman
Volume 37.3/4
Fall/Winter 2003-04
Chavittunātakam: Music-Drama in Kerala
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Joly Puthussery Volume 37.3/4
Fall/Winter 2003-04
Chinese Noh and Japanese Noh:
Nuo's Role in the Origination and
Formation of Noh
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Min Tian Volume 37.3/4
Fall/Winter 2003-04
The Lost Playing Places of Lincolnshire
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James Stokes Volume 37.3/4
Fall/Winter 2003-04
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The Globalization of Beckett’s Godot
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Enoch Brater Volume 37.2
Summer 2003
Borrowings and the Authorial
Domain: Gostanzo, Polonius,
and Marston’s Gonzago
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Charles Cathcart Volume 37.2
Summer 2003
But owthir in frith or felde:
The Rural in the York Cycle
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Chester Scoville Volume 37.2
Summer 2003
The Politics of Adapting Behn's Oroonoko
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Ann F. Widmayer Volume 37.2
Summer 2003
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Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning
Juliet)
: From Shakespearean Tragedy to
Postmodern Satyr Play
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Igor Djordjevic Volume 37.1
Spring 2003
"Together Again": Theater in Postcolonial
Hong Kong
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Clayton G. MacKenzie
and Moira Arthurs
Volume 37.1
Spring 2003
The Trope of Transformation in
Medea: A Noh Cycle
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Loren Edelson Volume 37.1
Spring 2003
Mocking Dead Bones: Historical
Memory and the Theater of the Dead
in Richard III
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Stephen Marche Volume 37.1
Spring 2003
Tom Stoppard and "Postmodern Science": Normalizing Radical Epistemologies in
Hapgood and Arcadia
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Daniel Jernigan Volume 37.1
Spring 2003
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The Islamization of Spain in William
Rowley and Mary Pix: The Politics
of Nation and Gender
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Pilar Cuder Domínguez Volume 36.3/4
Fall/Winter 2002-03
As imaginem suam: Regional Chant Variants
and the Origins of the Jeu d'Adam
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Charles T. Downey Volume 36.3/4
Fall/Winter 2002-03
Lydgate's Mummings and the
Aristocratic Resistance to Drama
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Robert Epstein Volume 36.3/4
Fall/Winter 2002-03
Political Allegory in Late Elizabethan
and Early Jacobean "Turk" Plays:
Lust's Dominion and The Turke
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Clair Jowitt Volume 36.3/4
Fall/Winter 2002-03
Lessons in “Hopping”: The Dance
of Death and the Chester Mystery Cycle
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Sophie Oosterwijk Volume 36.3/4
Fall/Winter 2002-03
Performing Marriage with a Difference:
Wooing, Wedding, and Bedding in
The Taming of the Shrew
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Amy L. Smith Volume 36.3/4
Fall/Winter 2002-03
Cancer and the Common Woman
in Margaret Edson's W;t
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Jacqueline Vanhoutte Volume 36.3/4
Fall/Winter 2002-03
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Writing and Revenge: John Marston’s
Histriomastix
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James P. Bednarz Volume 36.1/2
Spring/Summer 2002
The Arlecchino and Three English Tinkers
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Nina DaVinci Nichols Volume 36.1/2
Spring/Summer 2002
Maturation and Political Upheaval in
Lloyd Fernando’s Scorpion Orchid
and Robert Yeo’s The Singapore Trilogy
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Catherine Diamond Volume 36.1/2
Spring/Summer 2002
Laughter in Medieval English Drama:
A Critique of Modernizing and
Historical Analyses
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Hans-Jürgen Diller Volume 36.1/2
Spring/Summer 2002
O’Neill and the Wobblies:
The IWW as a Model for Failure in
The Iceman Cometh
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Lawrence Dugan Volume 36.1/2
Spring/Summer 2002
Sights Unseen: Withholding Information
in the Plays of Thomas Bernhard
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William E. Gruber Volume 36.1/2
Spring/Summer 2002
Soft Touch: On the Renaissance
Staging and Meaning of the
‘Noli me tangere’ Icon
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Cynthia Lewis Volume 36.1/2
Spring/Summer 2002
Tragedy and Timon of Athens
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Robert B. Pierce Volume 36.1/2
Spring/Summer 2002
Rubin and Mercator: Grotesque
Comedy in the German Easter Play
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Martin W. Walsh Volume 36.1/2
Spring/Summer 2002
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Self-Discovery in Montaigne’s
“Of Solitariness” and King Lear
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Philip D. Collington Volume 35.3/4
Fall/Winter 2001-02
Brokering Glory for the Chinese
Nation: Peking Opera's
1930 American Tour
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Nancy Guy Volume 35.3/4
Fall/Winter 2001-02
Hedda and Bailu: Portraits of
Two “Bored” Women
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Chengzhou He Volume 35.3/4
Fall/Winter 2001-02
O’Neill and Jamie: A Survivor’s Tale
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Michael Hinden Volume 35.3/4
Fall/Winter 2001-02
Shakespeare's "Books of Memory":
1
and 2 Henry VI
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Jerome Mazzaro  Volume 35.3/4
Fall/Winter 2001-02
Mapping Jouissance: Insights
from a Case Study in the
Schizophrenia of Canadian Drama
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Gregory J. Reid Volume 35.3/4
Fall/Winter 2001-02
Situating the Holy: Celtic Community
in Breton and Cornish Saint Plays
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Victor I. Scherb Volume 35.3/4
Fall/Winter 2001-02
"Between Two Worlds": The Dybbuk and the Japanese Noh and Kabuki Ghost Plays
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Zvika Serper Volume 35.3/4
Fall/Winter 2001-02
Theatricality and Cosmopolitanism in
Hannah Cowley's The Belle's Stratagem
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Elizabeth Kowaleski Wallace Volume 35.3/4
Fall/Winter 2001-02
The Boy Who Would Be King:
Court Revels of King Edward VI,
1547–1553
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Suzanne Westfall Volume 35.3/4
Fall/Winter 2001-02
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Staging Disorder: Charivari in the
N-Town Cycle
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Richard J. Moll Volume 35.2
Summer 2001
Amphitheater Staging:
In-the-Round or to the Front
(and What About Asides)?
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Richard Fotheringham Volume 35.2
Summer 2001
Shakespeare's Edward III: A Consolation
for English Recusants
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J. P. Conlan Volume 35.2
Summer 2001
Judeo-Christian Apocalyptic
Literature and John Crowne's
The Destruction of Jerusalem
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John B. Rollins Volume 35.2
Summer 2001
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Flattery in Shakespeare’s Othello:
The Relevance of Plutarch and
Sir Thomas Elyot
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Robert C. Evans Volume 35.1
Spring 2001
Intercession, Detraction, and
Just Judgment in Othello
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R. Chris Hassel, Jr. Volume 35.1
Spring 2001
Emblems of Folly in the First Othello:
Renaissance Blackface, Moor's Coat,
and "Muckender"
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Roger Hornback Volume 35.1
Spring 2001
"Othello/me": Racial Drag and the Pleasures
of Boundry-Crossing with Othello
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Elise Marks Volume 35.1
Spring 2001
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“I would faine serve”:
John Lyly's Career at Court
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Derek B. Alwes Volume 34.4
Winter 2000-01
"Look not big, nor stamp, nor stare":
Acting Up in The Taming of the Shrew
and the Coventry Herod Plays
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Jonathan Gil Harris Volume 34.4
Winter 2000-01
A Speculative Political Allegory
in A Midsummer Night’s Dream
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Maurice Hunt Volume 34.4
Winter 2000-01
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London and the Problem of
the Clerkenwell Plays
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Lawrence M. Clopper Volume 34.3
Fall 2000
Temporizing as Pyrrhonizing in
Marston's The Malcontent
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William M. Hamlin Volume 34.3
Fall 2000
“Those Proud Titles Thou Hast Won”:
Sovereignty, Power, and Combat in
Shakespeare’s Second Tetralogy
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Jennifer Low Volume 34.3
Fall 2000
”My Naked Weapon”: Male Anxiety
and the Violent Courtship of the
Jacobean Stage Widow
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Jennifer Panek Volume 34.3
Fall 2000
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Out of Ireland: Revisionist Strategies
in Beckett’s Drama
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Laura Barge Volume 34.2
Summer 2000
Bandello’s “Timbreo and Fenicia”
and The Winter’s Tale
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Thomas E. Mussio Volume 34.2
Summer 2000
Absorbing Interests: Kyd's Bloody
Handkerchief as Palimpsest
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Andrew Sofer Volume 34.2
Summer 2000
The Urner Tellenspiel of 1512:
Strategies of Early Political Drama
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Martin W. Walsh Volume 34.2
Summer 2000
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Backbiter and the Rhetoric of Detraction
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Douglas W. Hayes Volume 34.1
Spring 2000
How Music Matters: Some Songs
of Robert Johnson in the Plays of
Beaumont and Fletcher
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Catherine A. Henze Volume 34.1
Spring 2000
Race and the Yankee: Woodworth's
The Forest Rose
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Jeffrey H. Richards Volume 34.1
Spring 2000
Marlowe’s Travesty of Virgil: Dido and
Elizabethan Dreams
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Donald Stump Volume 34.1
Spring 2000

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