By Frances Babbage
From tracing the patience of classical myths in modern tradition and the importance of this in shaping gendered identities and possibilities, via to research of person performs and productions, Babbage finds how myths have served within the theatre as 'pretexts' for ideological debate; permitting exploration of the delicate borders among mythic and the typical and the way revision has been looked, now not unproblematically, as a path in the direction of restructuring the self.
This makes compelling interpreting for a person drawn to women's writing for the theatre or wider practices of model in literature and performance.
By Joshua Eckhardt,Daniel Starza Smith
By David J. Smith,Rachelle Taylor,Rachelle, Dr Taylor,David J, Professor Smith
Peter Philips (c.1560-1628) was once an English organist, composer, priest and undercover agent. He was once embroiled in multifarious intersecting musical, social, non secular and political networks linking him with a number of the key overseas gamers in those spheres.
Despite the indisputable caliber of his track, Philips doesn't healthy simply into an overarching, revolutionary view of song historical past during which advancements occurring in centres judged through historians to be of value are given priority over advancements in other places, that are brushed off as peripheral. those primary loci of musical improvement are given prominence over secondary ones due to their perceived importance by way of later track. notwithstanding, a attention of the networks during which Philips was once concerned means that he was once something yet on the outer edge of the musical, cultural, non secular and political lifetime of his day.
In this publication, Philips’s lifestyles and track function a touchstone for a dialogue of assorted different types of community within the overdue 16th and early 17th centuries. The learn of networks enriches our appreciation and realizing of musicians and the context during which they labored. the broader implication of this procedure is a confident problem to orthodox historiographies of Western artwork track within the Early smooth Period.
By Frank Aydelotte
By P. Case,H. Höpfl,H. Letiche
By Dietrich Schotte
By D. Williams
By Konrad Eisenbichler
By Helen Ostovich,Elizabeth Sauer
By Naomi J. Miller,Naomi Yavneh