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Print and the Poetics of Modern Drama

W. B. Worthen

Print and the Poetics of Modern Drama

by W. B. Worthen

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama / British & Irish

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9586549M
    ISBN 100521602696
    ISBN 109780521602693
    OCLC/WorldCa286430045

      He is the author of The Idea of the Actor (), Modern Drama and the Rhetoric of Theater (), Shakespeare and the Authority of Performance (), Shakespeare and the Force of Modern Performance (), and Print and the Poetics of Modern Drama (). He is also the editor of several volumes, including the Wadsworth Anthology of Drama. Download Book Print And The Poetics Of Modern Drama in PDF format. You can Read Online Print And The Poetics Of Modern Drama here in PDF, EPUB, Mobi or Docx formats. Print And The Poetics Of Modern Drama Author: W. B. Worthen ISBN:

    POETICS Aristotle p. 5a POETICS Aristotle p. 2b The fact is that much misunderstanding is often caused by our modern attempts to limit too strictly the meaning of a Greek word. Greek was very much a live language, and a language still unconscious of grammar, not, like ours, dominated by definitions and trained upon dictionaries. Martin Puchner is the H. Gordon Garbedian Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and the author of Stage Fright: Modernism, Anti-Theatricality, and Drama (Hopkins, ) and Poetry of the Revolution: Marx, Manifestos, and the Avant-Gardes (Princeton, ), winner of the James Russell Lowell Prize for best book, awarded by .

      The true picture of early modern European literary activity is a large network with people and texts passing through the north-west territories: the crucible of the Low Countries and northern France. Within this framework, we can observe the beginning of the serious appreciation of English literature and drama in 17th century Europe. Staging Place: The Geography of Modern Drama reimagines the content and continuities of theater history and exposes underlying dialogues between "home and homelessness, belonging and exile"—a century-long struggle with the meaning and power of place, which the author terms "geopathology." By reading canonical works in conjunction with contemporary ones, .


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Print and the Poetics of Modern Drama by W. B. Worthen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Print and the Poetics of Modern Drama asks how the print form of drama bears on how we understand its dual identity--as play texts and in performance. Beginning with a theoretical discussion of Shakespeare editing, Worthen then looks at the ways playwrights and performance artists from Bernard Shaw and Gertrude Stein to Harold Pinter, Samuel Cited by:   - Print and the Poetics of Modern Drama - by W.

Worthen Excerpt. Introduction: booking the play. I want to recall one of the most concentrated scenes of modern drama, the hushed reading of the "sad tale a last time told" that occupies the brief action of Samuel Beckett's Ohio : W.

Worthen. Print, Text, and Performance in Europe. Author: Julie Stone Peters; Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand ISBN: Category: Drama Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Theatre of the Book is an account of the entangled histories of print and the theatre in Europe between the Renaissance and the late nineteenth century: a history of European.

of the book has surprising consequences when applied to dramatic writing, where the bookish qualities of dramatic literature, qualities emphasized by the dominion of print culture, have always seemed antagonistic to plays’ other life on the stage. In Print and the Poetics of Modern Drama, W.

Worthen asks how the print form of drama. Print and the Poetics of Modern Drama. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, But Worthen keeps his presentation clear and compact by never losing sight of the print and book versions of the works he is talking about and by constantly orienting his extensive discussion of performance techniques and conventions to the manner in which.

In fact, for a book that treats such a collaborative medium, Print and the Poetics of Modern Drama is quite ‘author-centric’. Even when treating the collaborative play, The Laramie Project, Worthen largely ignores the agents one might have thought most crucial to shaping the print-form of modern drama: editors, publishers and by: 1.

The question of the materiality of the book has surprising consequences when applied to dramatic writing. In Print and the Poetics of Modern Drama, W.

Worthen asks how the print form of drama Read more. In Print and the Poetics of Modern Drama, W. Worthen asks how the print form of drama bears on how we understand its dual identity – as play texts and in performance.

Beginning with the most salient modern critique of printed drama – arising in the field of Shakespeare editing – Worthen then looks at the ways playwrights and. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Print and the Poetics of Modern Drama by W.

Worthen (, Paperback) at the best. Form and content. Aristotle's work on aesthetics consists of the Poetics, Politics (Bk VIII) and Rhetoric.

The Poetics is specifically concerned with some point, Aristotle's original work was divided in two, each "book" written on a separate roll of papyrus.

Only the first part – that which focuses on tragedy and epic (as a quasi-dramatic art, given its definition in Ch 'What is poetry, how many kinds of it are there, and what are their specific effects?'Aristotle's Poetics is the most influential book on poetry ever written.

A founding text of European aesthetics and literary criticism, from it stems much of our modern understanding of the creation and impact of imaginative writing, including poetry, drama, and fiction. For Aristotle, the art of. Reflecting on W.B.

Worthen's exploration of the gaps and slippages between and histories of, textuality and performance. Beginning with the most salient modern critique of printed drama, arising in the field of Shakespeare editing, Worthen then looks at the ways such playwrights and performance artists as Bernard Shaw, Gertrude Stein, Harold Pinter, Samuel Beckett, Anna Deavere Smith, and Sarah Kane stage the poetics of modern drama in the poetics of the page.

As the shortest book I've got on my literature student bookshelf, this Dover Thrift Edition Poetics is the cheapest, and most flimsy, but completely worthwhile book. There's no introduction to the book, just a note about when it was written (circa BC) and about Aristotle himself, taking up less than a page/5(85).

Books shelved as modern-drama: Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett, Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, The Crucible by Arthur Miller, The Cherry Orcha. Aristotle's Poetics is the most influential book on poetry ever written. A founding text of European aesthetics and literary criticism, from it stems much of our modern understanding of the creation and impact of imaginative writing, including poetry, drama, and fiction.5/5(1).

The story of modern drama is a tale of extremes, testing both audiences and actors to their limits through hostility and contrarianism. Spanning to the present, Kirsten E.

Shepherd-Barr shows how truly international a phenomenon modern drama has become, and how vibrant and diverse in both text and performance. Worthen is Professor and Chair of the Department of Theatre at Barnard College, Columbia University.

He is the author of The Idea of the Actor (), Modern Drama and the Rhetoric of Theater (), Shakespeare and the Authority of Performance (), Shakespeare and the Force of Modern Performance (), and Print and the Poetics of Modern Drama ().

One of the most perceptive and influential works of criticism in Western literary history, the Poetics has informed serious thinking about drama ever since. Malcolm Heath’s lucid translation makes the Poetics fully accessible to the modern reader.

In this edition it is accompanied by an extended introduction, which discusses the key concepts. Buy This Book in Print. summary. The Poetics of Jacobean Drama argues for a rediscovered approach to the study of Renaissance drama.

Coburn Freer observes that most modern criticism of this drama treats the plays as if they were written in prose, thus overlooking whole areas of dramatic meaning that were understood in the past.

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Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Aristotle (– B.C.) and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Guns and the play of predictability on the modern stage / Andrew Sofer PART THREE: sound poetry and Artaud / Jon Erickson --Theater and dialogism / Marvin Carlson --Excerpt from Print and the Poetics of Modern Drama / W.

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