My approach to literature and culture is broadly materialist, although I do not associate the term with a particular political affiliation. London : Literary Dictionary Company. Das englische Drama der Gegenwart : Kategorien, Entwicklungen, Modellinterpretationen. Skillfully edited by Michael R. Theatrical excess, critical practice : women beware women and the shaping of a bourgeois aesthetic. The Edwardian Theatre: Essays on Performance and the Stage could serve as a model of this new maturity.
The notorious features of the tragedies under discussion — their bloody murders, intricately planned revenges and psychologically refined terror — testify not only to the anxiety resulting from this multifaceted professional uncertainty but also to theatre practitioners' attempts to civilize the excesses they were staging. The Literary Encyclopedia in preparation. Müller-Wood, Anja 2003 61 Müller-Wood, Anja Shakespeare Jahrbuch. Publications - Previews Contact Department of English and Linguistics English Literature and Culture Univ. Category: Reference Author : Philip K. Such moments have pushed forward the extended conversation about modern Ireland in fruitful and exciting ways. Approximate Bodies makes a major contribution to the field of early modern studies and to debates around the body.
Psychoalalytic-ism: Uses of Psychoanalysis in Novels, Poems, Plays and Films Trier, 2000. The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the the theatre of civilized excess muller wood anja gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging. Shakespeare Jahrbuch 139 2003 : 308-09. Pamuk recalls that encyclopaedia as a staple in his childhood reading, a treasury of good stories, fascinating information, riveting illustrations, and spicy tabloid details. Snare examines Hero and Leander to determine the nature of its poetics and its relation to Mousaios and Marlowe; he reports on the imitative strategies of Ovid's Banquet of Sense and declares that it deserves a reputation quite different from that of the most difficult poem in the English language; and he refers to Chapman's own criticism found in the prefaces and notes often attached to his poems. Müller-Wood does not make arguments one can summarize, but a single line can give a sense of the number of arguments moving at once. Eberhard Kreutzer and Ansgar Nünning.
Eds Sanja Bahun-Radunovic and V. The premodern understanding of mental health is not taken as a miraculous panacea for modern problems, but the contributors suggest that medieval and early modern writers, scientists, and artists commanded a considerable amount of arcane, sometimes curious and speculative, knowledge that promises to be of value and relevance even for us today, once again. Peter Bailey's carefully argued and enlightening essay on the social impact of musical comedy and its misogynist portrayal of women emphasizes the years from 1892 to 1896 and centers on the production of The Shop Girl 1894. Theatrical Excess, Critical Practice: Women Beware Women and the Shaping of a Bourgeois Aesthetic Bibliography Index. Müller-Wood, Anja 2004 60 Müller-Wood, Anja Gender forum.
Generally the studies treat the plays in isolation from each other, from biography, from other plays, and from history. The Duchess is just as excessive and just as much a fantasizing figure as her brothers; the issue is not the morality of these people but the problematic nature of fantasy itself and of figures who fantasize. Even the most sublime of our ideas is made possible only by the humble but intricately complex physical processes of our brain. Although the stage's professionalization opened up hitherto unknown possibilities of economic success and social advancement for its middle-class practitioners, the imaginative, linguistic and material conditions of their work undermined the very ambitions they generated and furthered. Series Title: , new ser. Bibliografische Angaben Person der Universität Art Jahr 1 Müller-Wood, Anja Gill, Patrick Hrsg. Costerus ; 169 Müller-Wood, Anja 2007 49 Müller-Wood, Anja The literary encyclopedia.
Whether experimenting with original performance practices or contemporary theatrical and cinematic ones, productions of early modern drama offer an inspiring, sometimes unusual, always interesting perspective on the plays they interpret for modern audiences. Drawing on theoretical influences from social history, psychoanalysis and the study of discourses, this innovative book proposes an alternative perspective: Jacobean tragedy should be seen in the light of the institutional and social concerns of the early modern stage and the ambiguities which they engendered. Yes, ' Das Sein bestimmt das Bewußtsein' -- but not only because we are born into certain economic, political and social structures. Language and dialogue : Special issue ; 3. This decision is particularly effective in the earlier chapters. Eds Rob Watson and Jim Persoon. Sheila Stowell's perceptive reexamination of theatre and the suffragette movement uses crucial evidence that takes place almost wholly before and after Edward's reign.
Memory, Mimesis and the Material: Chapman's Scene of Writing The Law 5. If words can screen or legitimize violence and the absence of words leave the violence uninterpreted, then the playwright must concern himself with how his own play employs such powers. The close reading of play texts and other, non-dramatic sources suggests that playwrights knew that they were dealing with hazardous materials prone to turn against them: whether the language they used or the audiences for whom they wrote and upon whose money and benevolence their success depended. Click for my current course programme. Müller-Wood, Anja 2011 25 Müller-Wood, Anja Bahun-Radunovic, Sanja Hrsg.
But he cheerfully admits and convincingly demonstrates the difficulty of pinning down any theatrical period and allows the reader a good deal of leeway. Drawing on theoretical influences from social history, psychoanalysis and the study of discourses, this innovative book proposes an alternative perspective: Jacobean tragedy should be seen in the light of the institutional and social concerns of the early modern stage and the ambiguities which they engendered. Texting culture - culturing texts : essays in honour of Horst Breuer. Amsterdam and New York, 2007. Although the stage's professionalization opened up hitherto unknown possibilities of economic success and social advancement for its middle-class practitioners, the imaginative, linguistic and material conditions of their work undermined the very ambitions they generated and furthered. Müller-Wood, Anja 2008 42 Müller-Wood, Anja; Wood, J.