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Epilogue: ‘The ruins of time (I’ve forgotten this before)’

Rethinking the Theatre of the Absurd : Ecology, the Environment and the Greening of the Modern Stage

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...I’m on the inside of anything I can imagine.I wanted to distribute the present, not secure the future.What could I say that was lasting? So. Now. What/how...

Fourth Approach: Digital & Technological

Alan Read

Alan Read is Professor of Theatre at King's College, London, UK. He was Director of the Council of Europe Workshop on Theatre and Communities, and Rotherhithe Theatre Workshop in the Docklands area of South East London, in the 1980s, worked as a freelance writer in Barcelona and as Director of Talks at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in the 1990s and was the first Professor of Theatre at Roehampton University and then King's College London between 1997 and the present. He is the author of Theatre & Everyday Life: An Ethics of Performance (1993) and Theatre, Intimacy & Engagement: The Last Human Venue (2008). He is the founding consultant editor of Performance Research journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theatre in the Expanded Field: Seven Approaches to Performance

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

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...When Denis Diderot, the founder and editor of the Encyclopédie, was growing up in Langres, in the early 1700s, on a limestone promontory in North-East France, at odds with his cutler family and his local Jesuit College, he would have been...

Shakespearean Metaphysics and the Drama of Immanence

Michael Witmore

Michael Witmore is Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespearean Metaphysics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2008

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...Shakespearean what? The adjective Shakespearean gets applied to character flaws, moments of irony, certain types of tragedy or comedy. But metaphysics? What exactly does Shakespeare, a playwright known for his ability to ‘hold a mirror up...

Introduction

Maurya Wickstrom

Maurya Wickstrom is professor of theatre at The Graduate Center and College of Staten Island, City University of New York, USA. She is the author of two monographs, Performance in the Blockades of Neoliberalism: Thinking the Political Anew (2012) and Performing Consumers: Global Capital and its Theatrical Seductions (2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fiery Temporalities in Theatre and Performance : The Initiation of History

Methuen Drama, 2018

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...This book began in 2012 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) as I watched the Israeli-born and -raised choreographer Hofesh Shechter’s Political Mother. The piece had premiered in London in 2010. In the intervening year...

Spinoza and The Tempest: An Island of One

Michael Witmore

Michael Witmore is Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespearean Metaphysics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2008

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...There are several obvious senses in which The Tempest presents a world that is one. Most conspicuous perhaps is the geographic unity of the play. Because The Tempest takes place on an island, both the experience it offers as theatre...

Changing Time in the Time Before the End

Maurya Wickstrom

Maurya Wickstrom is professor of theatre at The Graduate Center and College of Staten Island, City University of New York, USA. She is the author of two monographs, Performance in the Blockades of Neoliberalism: Thinking the Political Anew (2012) and Performing Consumers: Global Capital and its Theatrical Seductions (2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fiery Temporalities in Theatre and Performance : The Initiation of History

Methuen Drama, 2018

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...A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation on life, not on death. Badiou, Logics of Worlds, 270 (Badiou is quoting Spinoza). Badiou, Logics of Worlds, 270 (Badiou is quoting...

Whitehead and the Final Satisfaction of Twelfth Night

Michael Witmore

Michael Witmore is Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespearean Metaphysics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2008

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...Letters and documents are sometimes stamped ‘time sensitive’, but the label might just as well be used to describe events, particularly events coming to pass in the theatre. Nowhere is this more true than in Twelfth Night, a play...

Recycling Beckett

Rethinking the Theatre of the Absurd : Ecology, the Environment and the Greening of the Modern Stage

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...Poisoned ground The current volume situates Samuel Beckett’s work and that of other European writers of the so-called mid-twentieth century Theatre of the Absurd within a history of meaning...

The Secluded Voice: The Impossible Call Home in Early Pinter

Mark Taylor-Batty

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Carl Lavery

Carl Lavery teaches Theatre and Performance at Aberystwyth University, UK. His publications include Jean Genet Politics and Performance, with Clare Finburgh (2006), Sacred Theatre (2007), Walking, Writing and Performance: Autobiographical Texts by Dee Heddon, Carl Lavery and Phil Smith (2009), The Politics of Jean Genet's Late Theatre: Spaces of Revolution (2010), Contemporary French Theatre and Performance, with Clare Finburgh (2011), Good Luck Everybody. Lone Twin: Journeys, Performances and Conversations, with David Williams(2011), and the is he editor with Nick Whybrow of a special issue of Performance Research ‘On Foot’ (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rethinking the Theatre of the Absurd : Ecology, the Environment and the Greening of the Modern Stage

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...In the original 1961 publication of Martin Esslin’s Theatre of the Absurd, Harold Pinter was included, among a set of thirteen other playwrights, in the chapter titled ‘Parallels and Proselytes’, as ‘one of the most promising exponents...

Ionesco’s Green Lesson: Toxic Environments, Ecologies of Air

Carl Lavery

Carl Lavery teaches Theatre and Performance at Aberystwyth University, UK. His publications include Jean Genet Politics and Performance, with Clare Finburgh (2006), Sacred Theatre (2007), Walking, Writing and Performance: Autobiographical Texts by Dee Heddon, Carl Lavery and Phil Smith (2009), The Politics of Jean Genet's Late Theatre: Spaces of Revolution (2010), Contemporary French Theatre and Performance, with Clare Finburgh (2011), Good Luck Everybody. Lone Twin: Journeys, Performances and Conversations, with David Williams(2011), and the is he editor with Nick Whybrow of a special issue of Performance Research ‘On Foot’ (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rethinking the Theatre of the Absurd : Ecology, the Environment and the Greening of the Modern Stage

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...Having become aware of the primary and secondary greenhouse effects, living and breathing under open skies can no longer hold the same meaning as before. From the open-air homeland that mortals have had since time eternity, something...