Volume 39, Number 4, Winter 1996

Table of Contents

Introduction

pp. 533-536
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Catching the Wind in a Net: The Shortcomings of Existing Methods for the Analysis of Performance

pp. 537-546
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Performing Writing: Inscribing Theatre

pp. 547-557
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The Actor's Medium: On Stage and in Film

pp. 558-565
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With(holding) the Knife: Representing the Unrepresentable (Wo)man in Anna

pp. 566-573
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Theatre as Social Science: A Comparative Study of Eugenio Barba's Barter Performances and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots

pp. 574-584
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Towards an International Theatre

pp. 585-598
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Performing the Self

pp. 599-608
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Performing Race: Anna Deavere Smith's Fires in the Mirror

pp. 609-617
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Body Politic(s): the Actor as Mask in the Théâtre du Soleil's Les Atrides and La Ville Parjure

pp. 618-625
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The Lake of Seduction: Body, Acting, and Voice in Hélène Cixous's Portrait de Dora

pp. 626-649
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Georg Büchner's Dantons Tod: History and Her Story on the Stage

pp. 650-667
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Shifting Through Space-Time: A Chronotopic Analysis of Peter Sellars' Don Giovanni

pp. 668-679
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Blotting and the Line of Beauty: On Performances by Botho Strauss and Peter Handke

pp. 680-697
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What does Chaos Theory have to do with Art?

pp. 698-711
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Book Reviews

Imperialism and Theatre: Essays on World Theatre, Drama and Performance ed. by J. Ellen Gainor (review)

pp. 712-713
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Playwriting Women: Female Voices in English Canada by Cynthia Zimmerman (review)

pp. 713-715
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Feminist Theaters in the U.S.A.: Staging Women's Experience by Charlotte Canning (review)

pp. 715-717
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British Realist Theatre: The New Wave in Its Context, 1956-1965 by Stephen Lacey (review)

pp. 717-718
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Theater in Israel ed. by Linda Ben-Zvi (review)

pp. 718-720
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Conversations With (and About) Beckett by Mel Gussow (review)

pp. 720-721
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Beckett On and On ... ed. by Lois Oppenheim and Marius Buning (review)

pp. 721-722
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Peter Brook by Albert Hunt and Geoffrey Reeves (review)

pp. 722-724
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The Inner Strength of Opposites: O'Neill's Novelislic Drama and the Melodramatic Imagination by Kurt Eisen (review)

pp. 724-726
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Performing Nostalgia: Shifting Shakespeare and the Contemporary Past by Susan Bennett (review)

pp. 726-728
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Gendering Bodies/Performing Art: Dance and Literature in Early-Twentieth-Century British Culture by Amy Koritz (review)

pp. 728-729
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Contributors

pp. 730-732
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Contents of Volume XXXIX

pp. 733-739
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