Theatre History Studies 2016, Volume 35

Theatre History Studies 2016, Volume 35


Essays in part one of Theatre History Studies, Vol. 35 address theatrical production in very specific historical contexts, among them German theatre "from the rubble of Berlin" and German nationalist mass spectacles. Essays in part two are devoted to the theme of "Rethinking the Maternal" in contemporary and historical theatre. Also included is the Robert A. Schanke Award-winning essay "Whispers from a Silent Past: Inspiration and Memory in Natasha Tretheway's Native Guard," a keynote essay by Irma Mayorga, and eighteen reviews of new book publications of note.

Theatre History Studies, published since 1981 by the Mid-American Theatre Conference (MATC) is a leading scholarly publication in the field of theatrical history and theory. The conference encompasses the states of Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. The purpose of the conference is to unite persons and organizations within the region with an interest in theatre and to promote the growth and development of all forms of theatre.

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Sara Freeman, Jennifer Douglas, Karen Bamford, Brian E. G. Cook, Ann Haugo, Chandra Owenby Hopkins, Rhona Justice-Malloy, Jozefina Komporaly, Karin Maresh
Paperback | 392 pages
152 x 229 x 25.4mm | 635.03g
Publication date
06 Dec 2016
The University of Alabama Press
Publication City/Country
Alabama, United States
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