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Introduction: Presupposing the Stage

Nina Levine

in Practicing the City: Early Modern London on Stage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267866
eISBN:
9780823272426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267866.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Taking Jonson’s Every Man Out of His Humor as its starting point, the introduction lays out the book’s operating assumptions about the early modern London stage and its turn to contemporary city ... More


Epilogue: The Place of the Spectator

Nina Levine

in Practicing the City: Early Modern London on Stage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267866
eISBN:
9780823272426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267866.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The Epilogue extends the book’s consideration of theatrical mediation to consider the place of the spectator. Reflecting on the broader politics of the early modern stage’s urban turn, the epilogue ... More


Theatrocracy; or, Surviving the Break

Samuel Weber

in Theatricality as Medium

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224159
eISBN:
9780823235841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224159.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Although the members of the audience may be different, theater, of all the arts, is said to resemble politics the most. Theater involves artifice while politics is imbued with ... More


The Chorus and the Critic: Literary Criticism, Theatrocracy, and the Performance of Philosophy

Marcus Folch

in The City and the Stage: Performance, Genre, and Gender in Plato's Laws

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190266172
eISBN:
9780190266196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190266172.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines what Plato portrays as the ultimate performative discourse in mousikê: literary criticism. The interpretation presented here argues that the Laws synthesizes archaic and ... More


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