Performance and History: What History?: Essays in Honor of Herbert Blau

An issue of: Modern Language Quarterly

Performance and History: What History?
Journal Issue Volume 70, Number 1 Published: 2009 An issue of Modern Language Quarterly
Special Issue Editor(s): Marshall Brown, Herbert Blau


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1. Editor's Note—Marshall Brown

2. Theater/Performance Historiography: Politics, Ethics, and the Now—Michal Kobialka

3. The Sacred Clade and the Rhizomatic Dis-ease of History—Anthony Kubiak

4. Drama, Primitive Ritual, Ethnographic Spectacle: Genealogies of World Performance (ca. 1890 – 1910)—Julie Stone Peters

5. Unspeakable Histories: Terror, Spectacle, and Genocidal Memory—Odai Johnson

6. "Unpath'd waters, undream'd shores": Herbert Blau, Performing Doubles, and the Makeup of Memory in The Winter's Tale—Joseph Roach

7. Mexican Theater History and Its Discontents: Politics, Performance, and History in Mexico—Patricia Ybarra

8. Sheet Music Iconography and Music in the History of Transatlantic Minstrelsy—Daniel H. Foster

9. Why "What History?"—Herbert Blau

10. Renewing the Ado: Blau and Beckett—Peggy Phelan

11. What History? Some Afterthoughts—Freddie Rokem

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