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Schweitzer, Marlis

Performing Objects and Theatrical Things

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Object Lessons
Marlis Schweitzer, Joanne Zerdy

Part I. Archival Digs

2. Technology and Wonder in Thirteenth-Century Iberia and Beyond
Christopher Swift

3. “Nothing but a string of beads”: Maud Allan’s Salomé Costume as a “choreographic thing”
Marlis Schweitzer

4. Cartomania and the Scriptive Album: Cartes-de-Visite as Objects of Social Practice
Nicole Berkin

5. The Linguistic Animation of an American Yorick
Lezlie C. Cross

6. House Arrest: Museological Performance, Animacy, and the Remains of Rural America
Margaret Werry

Part II. Embodied Research Practices

7. The Unfolding Roles of a Walking Map within NVA’s Half Life
Joanne Zerdy

8. Military Memorialization and its Object(s) of Period Purification
Helene Vosters

9. Entided, Enwatered, Enwinded: Human/More-than-Human Agencies in Site-specific Performance
Minty Donald

Part III. Materialist Semiotics

10. “All Transparent”: Pepper’s Ghost, Plate Glass, and Theatrical Transformation
Aileen Robinson

11. Que(e)rying Theatrical Objects
Benjamin Gillespie

12. Making the Invisible Visible: Virtual Stage Props and Christopher Marlowe’s Dr Faustus
Joanne Tompkins

13. Relic, Souvenir, or Just Hair?: Exploring the Complexities of Objects as Actants and Things as Mementos in the Merchandise of El Vez, The Mexican Elvis
Karen Jean Martinson

Part IV. Excavating Between the Lines

14. Props Breaking Character: The Performance and Failure of Real Objects on the Naturalist Stage
Kee-Yoon Nahm

15. Bodied Objects: An Analysis of the Whip in George Aiken’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Matthew Lopez’s The Whipping Man
Chandra Owenby Hopkins

16. Translocalized Drums: Mobilizing the Intercultural in the Cantares Mexicanos
Leo Cabranes-Grant

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
279 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137402455
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-48670-0

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