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Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage

by Ayanna Thompson

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7497773M
ISBN 100415957214
ISBN 109780415957212

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and author of Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America and Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage CURTIS PERRY, Professor of English at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and author of Literature and Favoritism in Early Modern England and The Making of Jacobean Culture: James I and theAuthor: Celia. Notions, constructions, and performances of race continue to define the contemporary American experience, including America's relationship to Shakespeare. In Passing Strange, Ayanna Thompson explores the myriad ways U.S.

The Allegheny Playshop Theatre, now celebrating its 88th season, will stage William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” Nov. Performances are at 8 p.m. Nov and at p.m. on Nov. 19 in the Gladys Mullenix Black Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for non-Allegheny students, senior citizens, and Allegheny employees. Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America and Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage. She is also the co-author of the upcoming Teaching Shakespeare with Purpose: A Student-Centred Approach. Dr. Thompson is the editor of essay collections Weyward MacBeth: Intersections of Race and Performance and ColorblindAuthor: Celia.


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Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage by Ayanna Thompson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage provides the first sustained reading of Restoration plays through a performance theory lens. This approach shows that an analysis of the conjoined performances of torture and race not only reveals the early modern interest in the nature of racial identity, but also how race was initially coded in a paradoxical fashion as both essentially Cited by: Get this from a library.

Performing race and torture on the early modern stage. [Ayanna Thompson] -- Reading Restoration plays through a performance theory lens shows that an analysis of the conjoined performances of torture and race not only reveals the early modern interest in the nature of racial.

Sep 13,  · Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage provides the first sustained reading of Restoration plays through a performance theory lens. This approach shows that an analysis of the conjoined performances of torture and race not only reveals the early modern interest in the nature of racial identity, but also how race was initially coded in a paradoxical fashion as both essentially Cited by: Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage provides the first sustained reading of Restoration plays through a performance theory lens.

This approach shows that an analysis of the conjoined performances of torture and race not only reveals the. Sep 18,  · These two broad concerns are central to both works reviewed here—Ayanna Thompson’s Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage and Lara Bovilsky’s Barbarous Play: Race on the English Renaissance Stage—pointing to the longevity of the anachronism debate since it arose in the s and the continued investment of critical Author: Ian Smith.

Jun 09,  · In Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage, Ayanna Thompson demonstrates that a semiotic analysis of tortured bodies on the early modern stage can illuminate our understanding of how race was axendadeportiva.comed by performance theory and contemporary scholarship on race, Thompson's monograph focuses on the historical "coalescence" (5) of.

"Ayanna Thompson's exciting new book forges a much needed bridge between Shakespeare studies and the study of race. In addition to analyzing deftly contemporary productions of Shakespeare, Passing Strange steps outside of convention and insightfully considers contemporary films and other performances that merely reference the axendadeportiva.com by: Theatre for a New Audience has established a Council of Scholars to expand the scope and depth of the Theatre’s humanities programs.

A primary goal of the Council will be to provide perspectives that illuminate contextual themes and heighten intellectual conversation around. Jun 12,  · With a few notable exceptions, early modern scholars have not consistently wed gender and race studies as effectively as those working on later periods.

Yet race in the early modern period is a concept at the crossroads of a set of overlapping concerns of lineage, religion, sexuality, custom, and.

She is the author of "Shakespeare in the Theatre: Peter Sellars" (Arden Bloomsbury, ), "Teaching Shakespeare with Purpose: A Student-Centred Approach" (Arden Bloomsbury, ), "Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America" (Oxford University Press, ), and "Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage.

pre- and early modern studies continue to remain oh so white. We cannot yield up medieval and early modern studies as fields for white students only.

As the general population in the United States continues to diversify, surely our fields’ recalcitrant homogeneity will result in the death, or at the very least the atrophy, of the fields.

Apr 12,  · Shakespeare Without Women is a controversial study of female impersonation and the connections between dramatic and political representation in Shakespeare's plays. Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage All Book Search results ».

Sep 07,  · From the beginning of her academic career, Thompson has been a trailblazer, especially in her scholarship on early modern race studies. Her first book, “Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage” (), was a historicist examination of explicit, staged depictions of torture; Theatre Journal said the volume “cover(ed) valuable.

From the beginning of her academic career, Thompson has been a trailblazer, especially in her scholarship on early modern race studies. Her first book, “Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage” (), was a historicist examination of explicit, staged depictions of torture; Theatre Journal said the volume “cover(ed) valuable.

For centuries, plays like Othello and The Tempest have spoken about 'race' to audiences whose lives have been, and continue to be, enormously affected by the racial question.

But are concepts such as 'race' or 'racism', 'xenophobia', 'ethnicity', or even 'nation' appropriate for analysing communities and identities in early modern Europe. Did skin colour matter to Shakespeare and his. Ayanna Thompson is Professor of English at George Washington University, and she specializes in Renaissance drama and issues of race in/as performance.

She is currently working on a book about Peter Sellars’ approach to directing Shakespeare, and a book on Shakespeare and revenge. Interpellating the crystal in the midst of an anti-racializing dialog, Sun Ra intimates emphasizes his power to move race from its historical determinants to rest in mystic powers.

Ayanna Thompson, Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage, Routledge (), →ISBN, page Oct 20,  · In part by grant funding by Ohio Humanities, Wright State University will host the 40th Annual Ohio Valley Encountering Shakespeare gala and conference.

The three-day event celebrates Shakespeare’s enduring legacy during this year anniversary of the year of his death.

The conference features historical, cultural, textual, and virtual encounters with Shakespeare. She is the author of Teaching Shakespeare with Purpose: A Student-Centered Approach (Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare,co-authored with Laura Turchi), Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America(Oxford University Press, ), and Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage (Routledge, ); she wrote the.

Ayanna Thompson is professor of English at George Washington, specializing in Renaissance drama and issues of race in/as performance. She is the author of Teaching Shakespeare with Purpose: A Student-Centered Approach; Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America; and Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage.

Biography. My research covers seventeenth century literary history and culture. My first book, "Staging the Revolution: drama, reinvention and history, " (shortlisted for the University English Early Career Book Prize, ) offers a reappraisal of drama, both in terms of live performances and performances on the paper stage.Jan 27,  · Presentation given at RaceB4Race™: Appropriations Symposium in Tempe, AZ on January 17th and 18th, Ayanna Thompson is director of the Arizona Center fo.She is the author of Shakespeare in the Theatre: Peter Sellars (), Teaching Shakespeare with Purpose: A Student-Centred Approach (), Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America (), and Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage ().