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Reilly, Kara

Theatre, Performance and Analogue Technology

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Kara Reilly

Part I. Interrogating Historiography

2. Heron of Alexandria’s ‘Toy Theatre’ Automaton: Reality, Allusion and Illusion
Richard Beacham

3. Manufacturing Elephants: Technologies of Knowledge in Theatre History
Odai Johnson

4. Performing Technology, Performing Reality: Buffalo Bill and Steele MacKaye’s The Drama of Civilization

Victor Holtcamp

5. Forgotten Wizard: The Scenographic Innovations of Mariano Fortuny
Brandin Barón-Nusbaum

Part II. Industrial Bodies and Dance

6. Fairies and Sylphs: Femininity, Technology and Technique
Katherine Newey

7. The Tiller Girls: Mass Ornament and Modern Girl
Kara Reilly

8. Retro-Engineering: Wearable Sound
Johannes Birringer

Part III. Performing Science and Technology

9. Shocks and Sparks: Participatory Electrical Performances in the Enlightenment Period
Ciara Murphy

10. Modern Nation and Rural Idyll: Reconciling Progress and Purity through Performance
Naomi J. Stubbs

11. Spectres and Spectators: The Poly-Technologies of the Pepper’s Ghost Illusion
Beth A. Kattelman

12. Recalling the Theatre Phone
Adrian Curtin

13. ‘Lyke Unto A Lively Thing’: Theatre History and Social Robotics
Michael M. Chemers

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Performing Arts, Theatre History, Arts, History of Science, Theatre and Performance Studies, Directing

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Performance and Technology
Page amount
286 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137319678
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-45742-7

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