Reenacting Shakespeare in the Shakespeare aftermath : the intermedial turn and turn to embodiment / Thomas Cartelli.
- New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 
- Reproducing Shakespeare.
xvii, 343 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
- Experimental theater.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Adaptations.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
- "In the Shakespeare aftermath--where all things Shakespearean are available for reassembly and reenactment--experimental transactions with Shakespeare become consequential events in their own right, informed by technologies of performance and display that defy conventional staging and filmic practices. Reenactment signifies here both an undoing and a redoing, above all a doing differently of what otherwise continues to be enacted as the same. Rooted in the modernist avant-garde, this revisionary approach to models of the past is advanced by theater artists and filmmakers whose number includes Romeo Castellucci, Annie Dorsen, Peter Greenaway, Thomas Ostermeier, Ivo van Hove, and New York's Wooster Group, among others. Although the intermedial turn taken by such artists heralds a virtual future, this book demonstrates that embodiment--in more diverse forms than ever before--continues to exert expressive force in Shakespearean reproduction's turning world."--publisher.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Other format:
- ebook version :
9781137404824 (PDF ebook)
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