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Elisabeth Bronfen

the same time, because the government has just signed a treaty with the Sioux, they have given up their claim on these hills, and a competition between Montana and Nebraska has erupted as to who will annex this territory. Throughout the three seasons of Deadwood , the transformation of the camp town into a community is accompanied by the impending change in governance once, having gained statehood, they, too, will have joined America. Jack’s private performance of the fourth act of King Lear , anticipating the end of disorder (albeit at the price of the extinction

in Serial Shakespeare
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Pavel Drábek and M. A. Katritzky

different sorts of performative manifestations, and by contemplating ( theor-ising ) them, portrays the multiplicity of forms and shapes theatre could assume, before later eras compartmentalised and institutionalised them within specific, fixed architectural and social spaces. Nonetheless, our inclusive notion of theatre is narrowed down by a specific agenda: we study theatre as a connective instrument

in Transnational connections in early modern theatre
Five minutes to midnight and All’s Well
Richard Hillman

course, by a self-appointed wall-flower at the comic cotillion. As Jaques’ case confirms, such a sense of tragic subjectivity remains intrinsically individualizing, an expression of amputation from the social body. By contrast, the social bonds and structures typical of comic play-worlds, whatever resistance they may initially oppose to individual initiative – the pursuit of

in French reflections in the Shakespearean tragic