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Cooperation and ConflictGDR Theatre Censorship, 1961-1989

Cooperation and Conflict: GDR Theatre Censorship, 1961-1989

Laura Bradley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589630
eISBN:
9780191595479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589630.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, European Literature

Despite all the evidence to the contrary, the authorities in the German Democratic Republic always denied that they practised censorship. Their denial had a major impact on the language and ... More

Fatal FictionsCrime and Investigation in Law and Literature

Fatal Fictions: Crime and Investigation in Law and Literature

Alison L. LaCroix, Richard H. McAdams, and Martha C. Nussbaum (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190610784
eISBN:
9780190610807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610784.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Drama

Writers of fiction have always confronted topics of crime and punishment. This age-old fascination with crime on the part of authors and readers is not surprising, given that criminal justice touches ... More

The Nervous StageNineteenth-century Neuroscience and the Birth of Modern Theatre

The Nervous Stage: Nineteenth-century Neuroscience and the Birth of Modern Theatre

Matthew Wilson Smith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190644086
eISBN:
9780190644116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644086.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, European Literature

Theater and neuroscience: What could these two have in common? What could their historical developments tell us about modernity and the modern subject? The Nervous Stage argues that, to a significant ... More

Word as ActionRacine, Rhetoric, and Theatrical Language

Word as Action: Racine, Rhetoric, and Theatrical Language

Michael Hawcroft

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151852
eISBN:
9780191672866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151852.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, European Literature

France's greatest tragedian, Jean Racine, is often admired for his poetic and tragic qualities. This book explores the theatrical qualities of Racine's language and takes as its analytical tool two ... More

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