Readership: A first-class resource for academics and students in the fields of theatre and performance and in literature, languages, and other related disciplines, this Companion is invaluable for theatre professionals, and a handy point of reference for theatre-goers and enthusiasts.
Edited by Dennis Kennedy, Beckett Professor of Drama Emeritus, Trinity College, Dublin
Dennis Kennedy is Beckett Professor of Drama Emeritus at Trinity College, Dublin.
His books include The Spectator and the Spectacle (CUP, 2009), Looking at Shakespeare: a visual history of twentieth-century performance (CUP, 1993, 2nd edn 2001), Foreign Shakespeare (CUP, 1993), Shakespeare in Asia (CUP, 2010), and Granville Barker and the Dream of Theatre (CUP, 1985). He is also a professional director and playwright.
He has held distinguished visiting professorships at the University of California, the Chinese Central Academy of Drama in Beijing, the National University of Singapore, the Salzburg Seminar, McMaster University, the University of Victoria, and the University of Wisconsin, and was Senior Fulbright Lecturer at the University of Karachi in Pakistan.
"The scope of the book is impressive. ... As a reference book, the Companions give readers a quick briefing on almost any theatrical performancec subject, which will prove to be incredibly useful for academics, students, critics and other practitioners wishing to gaina foretaste of subjects which may lead to more in-depth study elsewhere." - Francisco Costa, Theatre Research International
Preface and Principles
Editors and Contributors
Note to the Reader
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