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Common Errors, Common Readers: Thomas Browne’s Pseudodoxia Epidemica and the Scientific Public, 1646-c.1800
(University of North Carolina Press, 2020)
Performance and Value: The Work of Theatre in Karl Marx’s Critique of Political Economy
That theatre is a place of work seems beyond debate. But what kind of workplace is it? And under what conditions does theatre conform to a capitalist production process? At first glance these questions may seem obviously, ...
Apartheid Acting Out: Trauma, Confession and the Melancholy of Theatre in Yaël Farber's He Left Quietly
(Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017-03-27)
In 1984, Duma Kumalo was sentenced to death under the apartheid law of common purpose. He was only spared by the transitional negotiations that led to South Africa's first democratic elections in 1994. However, his suffering ...
Circular Paths of Pleasure in Marco Berrettini's iFeel2
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge): SSH Titles, 2015-10-21)
This article thinks about the connections between performance, repetition and pleasure by drawing on Lacanian theory. It examines the temporal and spatial experience of desire's perpetual unfulfillment through Marco ...
Transnational Cervantes: Text, Performance, and Transmission in the World of Don Quixote
(Oxford University Press, 2016-06-16)
Playing Josephus on the English Stage
The Marquis de Sade in English, 1800-1850
(Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA), 2017-07)
Based on fresh archival discoveries, this article reveals the previously untold story of the translation and circulation of Sade’s works among English readers in the first half of the nineteenth century. Conventional wisdom ...
Loving Memory: Anamnesis and Hypomnesis
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge): SSH Titles, 2017-03-16)
Possible relations between libraries and death, books and gravestones, are manifold. One may think, for example, of relations between the spirit and the letter (soul and body, the material and the immaterial), not least ...