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(Dis)embodying Myths in Ancien Régime Opera
Multidisciplinary Perspectives
Will appeal to all music, literature, and art lovers seeking to deepen their knowledge of an increasingly popular repertoire.



The Aesthetics of Antichrist
From Christian Drama to Christopher Marlowe
John Parker
Exploring works from the Middle Ages to Marlowe, this book argues that Christian drama and ritual performance had reveled in staging the collapse of Christianity into its historical opponents (paganism, heresy), a tradition Marlowe...



All Theater Is Revolutionary Theater
Benjamin Bennett
All Theater Is Revolutionary Theater is the first book to consider why, in the Western tradition (and only in the Western tradition), theatrical drama is regarded as its own literary or poetic type, when the criteria needed to differentiate drama...



The Analytic Imaginary
Marguerite Caze, Marguerite La Caze
The notion of the philosophical imaginary developed by Michéle Le Doeuff refers to the capacity to imagine as well as to the stock of images philosophers employ. Making use of this notion, Marguerite La Caze explores the idea of the imaginary...



Art and Engagement in Early Postwar Japan
Justin Jesty
Justin Jesty’s Art and Engagement in Early Postwar Japan reframes the history of art and its politics in Japan post-1945. This fascinating cultural history addresses our broad understanding of the immediate postwar era moving toward the Cold War and subsequent consolidations of political and cultural life. At the same time, Jesty delves into an...



"At the Hawk's Well" and "The Cat and the Moon"
Manuscript Materials
W. B. Yeats
Both At the Hawk's Well (1917) and The Cat and the Moon (1924) dramatize their characters' journeys of the soul to magic wells. The Cornell Yeats edition of these plays presents photographs and transcriptions of the typescripts in various revisions.



The Body Embarrassed
Drama and the Disciplines of Shame in Early Modern England
Gail Kern Paster
Men and women in early modern Europe experienced their bodies very differently from the ways in which contemporary men and women do. In this challenging and innovative book, Gail Kern Paster examines representations of the body in...



Broadcasting Politics in Japan
NHK and Television News
Ellis S. Krauss
The aftermath of Japan's 1945 military defeat left its public institutions in a state of deep crisis; virtually every major source of state legitimacy was seriously damaged or wholly remade by the postwar occupation. Between 1960 and 1990...



Broken Harmony
Shakespeare and the Politics of Music
Joseph M. Ortiz
Revising our understanding of music's relationship to language and literature in Renaissance England.



Camera Obscura
Of Ideology
Sarah Kofman
Marx, Freud, Nietzsche—in vastly different ways all three employed the metaphor of the camera obscura in their work. In this classic book—at last available in an English translation—the distinguished French philosopher Sarah Kofman offers an extended...



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