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Review Of Herbert Blau’S Reality Principles: From The Absurd To The Virtual, Clark Lunberry Jan 2013

Review Of Herbert Blau’S Reality Principles: From The Absurd To The Virtual, Clark Lunberry

English Faculty Publications

In his most recent book of collected essays on theatre and performance, the esteemed scholar and theatre director Herbert Blau (who died on 3 May 2013 at age 87) recounts a story from his early days as a director of an actor’s lament with his rehearsed role, “I don’t feel this, I’m not feeling this at all.” To which Blau forcefully replied, “I couldn’t care less what you feel, or don’t, feelings are cheap! I only care what you think. What we’re doing here is thinking, trying to understand”. In a chapter entitled “The ...


From Reproduction To Reproducibility: Creativity And Technics In Benjamin And Arendt, Graham Macphee Apr 2006

From Reproduction To Reproducibility: Creativity And Technics In Benjamin And Arendt, Graham Macphee

English Faculty Publications

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Glass Before Its Time, Premature Iron: The Unforeseeable Futures Of Technology In Benjamin's Arcades Project, Graham Macphee Jan 2004

Glass Before Its Time, Premature Iron: The Unforeseeable Futures Of Technology In Benjamin's Arcades Project, Graham Macphee

English Faculty Publications

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Technology, Time, And The Return Of Abstract Painting, Graham Macphee Jan 2003

Technology, Time, And The Return Of Abstract Painting, Graham Macphee

English Faculty Publications

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Hogarth And The Aesthetics Of Nationalism, Timothy Erwin Jan 2001

Hogarth And The Aesthetics Of Nationalism, Timothy Erwin

English Faculty Publications

All commentary on Hogarth begins in want and ends in surfeit. His images filled the blank slate of modern consciousness to overflowing with their antic inventiveness, moral urgency, and keen humor. In substituting the precised elineation of individual character for the coded outline of Continental history painting, Hogarth aimed at nothing less than a national revolution in taste. At home the opposition was the taste of connoisseurs and collectors such the third earl of Shaftesbury, as Ronald Paulson and others have demonstrated.' The opposition abroad was the academic tradition upon which these preferences were largely based, and primarily the school ...


Remembering The Avant-Garde: Vision And Time In The Poetry Of Frank O'Hara, Graham Macphee Jan 1998

Remembering The Avant-Garde: Vision And Time In The Poetry Of Frank O'Hara, Graham Macphee

English Faculty Publications

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