restricted access   Volume 25, Number 1, Spring 1982

Table of Contents

From: Modern Drama

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pp. 1-2

Part I: Written Text and Dramatic Discourse: Theory and Practice

Changed Textual Signs in Modern Theatricality: Gombrowicz and Handke

pp. 3-16

Theatre as Semiotic Practice

pp. 17-24

Didascalies as Speech Act

pp. 25-35

Jean Vauthier's The Struggling Protagonist: The Problem of Inner Narratives

pp. 36-45

Space and Time in the Plays of Antonine Maillet

pp. 46-59

Part II: Production: From Creator to Audience

The Liberated Performance

pp. 60-68

Armand Gatti on Time, Place, and the Theatrical Event

pp. 69-81

Genet's The Balcony: A 1981 Perspective on a 1979/80 Production

pp. 82-104

Nonsemiotic Performance

pp. 105-111

Danger Music Number Three

p. 112

From Giorgio Strehler to Victor Garcia

pp. 113-126

The Pleasure of the Spectator

pp. 127-139

Part III: Theatricality and Culture

Theatricality in Japan

pp. 140-142

Theatre as Information-Processing in Western Cultures

pp. 143-153

Part IV: Performance, or the Subversion of Theatricality

"The eye finds no fixed point on which to rest..."

pp. 154-162

Common Carrier: Performance by Artists

pp. 163-169

Performance and Theatricality: The Subject Demystified

pp. 170-181

Book Reviews

The Semiotics of Theatre and Drama by Keir Elam (review)

pp. 182-184

Samuel Beckett: Krapp's Last Tape ed. by James Knowlson (review)

pp. 184-185

José López Rubio by Marion Peter Holt (review)

pp. 185-186


pp. 187-188