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Re-dressing the canon

essays on theater and gender

by Alisa Solomon

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama -- History and criticism,
  • Women in literature,
  • Sex role in literature,
  • Theater, Yiddish

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-200) and index.

    StatementAlisa Solomon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1650.W65 S65 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL657646M
    ISBN 10041515720X, 0415157218
    LC Control Number97002805

      Catalog and critical essays, issued in conjunction with the exhibition Re/dressing Cathleen: contemporary works from Irish women artists, held at the McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, October 5 to December 7, Includes bibliographical references. James C. Bulman. IN A GROUND-BREAKING BOOK PUBLISHED TEN YEARS AGO, RE-DRESSING the Canon: Essays on Theater and Gender, to whose title this collection pays homage, Alisa Solomon traces the link between female impersonation and theater from Aristophanes to the present, arguing that “the mutability of human identity promised by theater, and figured by the norm of transvestism, is .

    Second, I was impressed by how helpful Re Dressing the Canon would be in the classroom. This is a book that will be equally effective in introduc tory undergraduate theatre and drama courses and in advanced graduate seminars. It is generous in its survey of critical issues and historical facts, re hearsing the points necessary for an understanding. The play doesn’t delve deeply into the progressive layers of Asch’s drama identified by theater critic Alisa Solomon in her book “Re-Dressing the Canon: Essays on Theater and Gender.”Author: Charles Mcnulty.

    Her first book, Re-Dressing the Canon: Essays on Theater and Gender, won the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism. This event is co-sponsored by The Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program and The Department of Journalism. It is open to the public. EVENT DETAIL. WHAT: Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof. The George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism for the season has been awarded to Alisa Solomon, author of Re-Dressing the Canon: Essays on Theater and Gender, published by Routledge and Kegan award will be presented at a reception in New York City on March 1,


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Re-Dressing the Canon examines the relationship between gender and performance in a series of essays which combine the critique of specific live performances with an astute theoretical analysis. Alisa Solomon discusses both canonical texts and contemporary productions in a lively jargon-free style.

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Alisa Solomon discusses both canonical texts and contemporary productions in a lively jargon-free style. Among the dramatic texts considered are those of Aristophanes, Ibsen, Yiddish theatre, Mabou. Re-Dressing the Canon examines the relationship between gender and performance in a series of essays which combine the critique of specific live performances with an astute theoretical analysis.

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Re-Dressing the Canon examines the relationship between gender and performance in a series of essays which combine the critique of specific live performances with an astute theoretical analysis. Alisa Solomon discusses both canonical texts and contemporary productions in a lively jargon-free style.

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Introduction: how easy is a bush suppos'd a bear --Much virtue in if: Shakespeare's cross-dressed boy-actresses and the non-illusory stage --The new drama and the new woman: reconstructing Ibsen's realism --Materialist girl: The good person of Szechwan and making gender strange --Queering the canon: Azoi toot a yid --Three canonical crossings.

Book Description. Re-Dressing the Canon examines the relationship between gender and performance in a series of essays which combine the critique of specific live performances with an astute theoretical analysis. Alisa Solomon discusses both canonical texts and contemporary productions in a lively jargon-free style.

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|a London. Re-Dressing the Canon, which won the prestigious George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism indoes not argue naively that a single moment of production can "bring down the patriarchy" but con-tends that questions asked of and in performance can allow spectators to apply a "critical consciousness to the world" (19).

Solomon deftly. Re-Dressing the Canon: Essays on Theater and Gender (Routledge, ) A series of linked, lengthy essays that show how the theatrical self-consciousness embedded in the Western tradition reveals the artificiality of gender; individual chapters focus on Aristophanes, Shakespeare, Ibsen, Brecht, the Yiddish theater, and the queer theater of.

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