Academic journal article Comparative Drama

Rudolf Weiss, Ludwig Schnauder, and Deiter Fuchs, Eds. Anglo-German Theatrical Exchange: "A Sea-Change into Something Rich and Strange?"

Academic journal article Comparative Drama

Rudolf Weiss, Ludwig Schnauder, and Deiter Fuchs, Eds. Anglo-German Theatrical Exchange: "A Sea-Change into Something Rich and Strange?"

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Rudolf Weiss, Ludwig Schnauder, and Deiter Fuchs, eds. Anglo-German Theatrical Exchange: "A sea-change into something rich and strange?" Leiden: Brill, 2015. Pp. 427. $128.00.

This volume begins with an introduction by the editors (9-18) and includes the following essays: Norbert Bachleitner, "English Plays on the Austrian Lists of Banned Books between 1750 and 1848" (19-42); John Bull, "Trumpets and Drums in the Night: The 1956 Berliner Ensemble Season in London and its Aftermath" (43-66); Sabine Coelsch-Foisner, "From Oscar Wildes Fairy Tale 'The Birthday of the Infanta' to Alexander von Zemlinsky's Tragic Opera The Dwarf ' (67-86); Dieter Fuchs, "'That is no country for young men': The Reception of Synge's and O'Casey's Plays in Vienna from 1914 to 1969" (87-128); Norbert Greiner, "From Text (Source) to Performance (Target): Performative Conventions and their Impact on Stage Translations" (129-48); Beatrix Hesse, "Crossing Borders: The Example of Michael Frayn's Afterlife" (149-70); Christoph Housewitschka, "The Political Reception of German Drama in Britain in the Period of the French Revolution" (171-92); Christopher Innes, "Interchanges: From English Texts to German Productions--A Contemporary Comparison" (193-206); Fritz-Wilhelm Neumann, "Alan Ayckbourn's Seasons Greeting in Translation: Mind the Cultural Gap" (207-26); Michael Raab, "No More Beautiful Losers: New Scottish Drama at Home and in the German-speaking Theatre" (227-56); Bernhard Reitz, "Some Comparative Remarks Concerning British and German Theatre" (257-82); Margarete Rubik, "Jane Eyre on the German Stage" (283-304); Ludwig Schnauder, "'The villainy you teach me I will execute . …

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