The Romantic Stage: A Many-Sided Mirror

The Romantic Stage: A Many-Sided Mirror



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789042039186
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/30/2015
Series: DQR Studies in Literature Series , #55
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 0.63(w) x 0.94(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Lilla Maria Crisafulli and Fabio Liberto: The Romantic Stage: Holding the Mirror up to Nature and Culture
Jeffrey N. Cox: Editing Romantic Drama: Problems of Value, Volume, and Venue

Part One: Contextualizing Romantic Theatre and Drama
Nicoletta Caputo: Theatrical Periodicals and the Ethics of Theatre in the Romantic Age
Michael Gamer: Romantic Drama and the Popular Theatre
Carlotta Farese: The Strange Case of Herr von K: Further Reflections on the Reception of Kotzebue’s Theatre in Britain

Part Two: Drama Across the Arts
Fabio Liberto: Shakespeare’s Visual Memorability During Romanticism
Claudia Corti: Poses and Pauses: The Theatrical Portrait in English Romanticism
Lilla Maria Crisafulli: “A Language in Itself Music”: Salvatore Viganò’s Ballet en Action in Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound

Part Three: Staging the Gothic (Fear on Stage)
Diego Saglia: Staging Gothic Flesh: Material and Spectral Bodies in Romantic-Period Theatre
Giovanna Silvani: Matthew G. Lewis’ Theatre: Fear on Stage
Frederick Burwick: Vampires in Kilts

Part Four: Texts, Theories and Contexts
Franca Dellarosa: Dramatic Discourse and the Romantic Stance in Joanna Baillie’s Theatre
Rosy Colombo: Closet Drama on the Stage of Revolution: Language on Trial in Wordsworth’s The Borderers
Carla Pomarè: Sardanapalus, or, Romantic Drama between History and Archaeology
Valeria Pellis: The Sensory and the Ideal: S.T. Coleridge’s Aesthetics in Romantic Theatrical Discourse

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