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Luckhurst, Mary

Theatre and Ghosts

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Theatre and Spectrality
Mary Luckhurst, Emilie Morin

Part I. Ghosts, Stage Adaptation and Technology

2. Charles Dickens and the Invention of the Modern Stage Ghost
Marvin Carlson

3. Gothic Adaptation and the Stage Ghost
Nathalie Wolfram

Part II. Spectral Economies

4. Apprehending the Spectral: Hauntology and Precarity in Caryl Churchill’s Plays
Rachel Clements

5. Heritage, Capital and Culture: The Ghost of’ sarah’ at the Bristol Old Vic
Catherine Hindson

6. Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?: American Ghost Shows of the Twentieth Century
Beth A. Kattelman

Part III. Modernity, Gender and Ghost Aesthetics

7. Masculinity, Haunting and Twentieth-Century American Realism
Paul D. Streufert

8. ‘Pretty Ghost, a Duet’: On Dying While You Still Look Good
Joseph Roach

Part IV. Acting, Absence and Rematerialization

9. A Restoration Vanishing Act: The Case of Thomas Betterton’s Groin
Michael Cordner

10. Giving Up the Ghost: The Actor’s Body as Haunted House
Mary Luckhurst

11. Michael Chekhov: The Spiritual Realm and the Invisible Body
Tom Cornford

12. Haunting Shakespeare, or King Lear Meets Alice
Peter Holland

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

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
242 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137345073
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-46631-3

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