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Once and the Sixties

Ralf Dietrich

in Sound Commitments: Avant-Garde Music and the Sixties

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336641
eISBN:
9780199868551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336641.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

ONCE had two lives, each of which can be associated with one half of the 1960s. Chronologically, the ONCE Festival of musical premieres in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and the nationwide performing ONCE ... More


Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship, and Romantic Period Subcultures 1773-1832

David Worrall

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199276752
eISBN:
9780191707643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276752.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book argues that Romantic period drama for the stage is a neglected field of study. Looking beyond the Royal Theatres of Covent Garden and Drury Lane, it traces the link between networks of ... More


The Theatricalization of British Popular Culture: A General Historical Anthropology

David Worrall

in Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship, and Romantic Period Subcultures 1773-1832

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199276752
eISBN:
9780191707643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276752.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter surveys how Georgian theatricality permeated every area of contemporary popular culture. Its methodology is to trace how popular dramatics percolated down through all levels of society. ... More


War's Stories: The Heat of the Day (1948) and its Contexts

Neil Corcoran

in Elizabeth Bowen: The Enforced Return

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198186908
eISBN:
9780191719011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186908.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter offers a lengthy reading of Bowen's wartime novel, The Heat of the Day, considering it in tandem with various of its contexts, notably Bowen's wartime reports from neutral Ireland to ... More


Edmund Burke's Pretexts for Politic Bodies

Yoon Sun Lee

in Nationalism and Irony: Burke, Scott, Carlyle

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162356
eISBN:
9780199787852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162356.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

A clue to Burke's conception of the public sphere can be found in the theatricality of his rhetorical tropes. Unlike radicals such as Priestley, who defined the public sphere as the exercise of ... More


Performance in Motion: Gender Identity, Performativity, and Travel Writing

Dúnlaith Bird

in Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644162
eISBN:
9780199949984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644162.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Having considered the theorisation of performativity by Judith Butler and Mary Louise Pratt, this chapter uses theatrical performances both in the fictional writing of Colette and Rachilde and in the ... More


Racine

David Maskell

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151616
eISBN:
9780191672774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151616.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This study is the first systematic exploration of Racine's theatricality. It is based on a close examination of all Racine's plays and on evidence for performance of them from the seventeenth century ... More


The Theatres of War: Performance, Politics, and Society 1793-1815

Gillian Russell

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122630
eISBN:
9780191671500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122630.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book reveals the importance of the theatre in the shaping of response to the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars (1793–1815). The author explores the roles of the military and navy as both actors ... More


Introduction

Michael Hawcroft

in Word as Action: Racine, Rhetoric, and Theatrical Language

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151852
eISBN:
9780191672866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151852.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, European Literature

The eleven tragedies of Jean Racine have served as a testing ground for the different approaches to the study of literature that have proliferated since 1945. Among many examples are R. C. Knight's ... More


Verbal Action and Rhetorical Theory

Michael Hawcroft

in Word as Action: Racine, Rhetoric, and Theatrical Language

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151852
eISBN:
9780191672866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151852.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama, European Literature

This chapter considers what the 17th-century dramatic critic d'Aubignac means when he says that in tragedies of the period to speak is to act. It argues that a plausible interpretation is that the ... More


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