Stages of Terror

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Dezember 1991



"Every now and then a book comes along so startling in itsingenuity, so crisp and invigorating in its perception and argument, so revealing inits investigation of its subject matter, that one is forced to reevaluate, reconsider, and restructure one's understanding and one's perspectives on theatre, discourse, and history. Such a book is Anthony Kubiak's Stages of Terror." --Theatre Studies
..". quite compelling. It is rich andcomplete while leaving plenty of room for further development... " -- Text andPerformance Quarterly
Using Aristotle's Poetics as its point ofdeparture, Anthony Kubiak traces the forms or "stages" of terror as a cultural andperformative principle through English Renaissance and Restoration plays, throughthe modern and postmodern, to contemporary terrorist "theatres."


Acknowledgments 1. Introduction A Panegyric on AristotleOs Poetics 2. Trial and Terror Medea Prima Facie 3. Trope to Tragedy Rubbing out TheatreOs Corpus 4. Gesturing through the Flames Commodification, Fetish, and Violence in Restoration Drama 5. The BodyOs Revision in the Theatre of Mind ByronOs Manfred and ShelleyOs Prometheus Unbound 6. Terminal Stages Moderism and Terror 7. Conclusion History and the Standard Deviations of Terror Notes Bibliography Index
EAN: 9780253206633
ISBN: 0253206634
Untertitel: Terrorism, Ideology, and Coercion as Theatre History. 1623:Standard B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Indiana University Press (IPS)
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 1991
Seitenanzahl: 226 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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