Shakespeare Quarterly: Shakespeare and Performance 1/2011 | cfp.english.upenn.edu
by Jessica C. Murphy
The study of Shakespeare and performance has grown rapidly in recent years, and now encompasses the examination of different periods, cultures, and media. This special issue of Shakespeare Quarterly solicits submissions examining why we study performance and how we study performance. What are the important issues facing the study of Shakespeare and performance today? How might such study differ from the study of other categories of performance? How might it differ from other studies of Shakespeare? Essays might take as their focus a particular production, theatrical practice, or performer; they might also focus on theories of performance, either as a creative practice or as a field of interpretation. We are interested in essays dealing with performances and issues from a wide range of periods and cultures as well as from a variety of theoretical approaches.
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