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  Volume 65, Number 4, December 2013

Table of Contents



p. ix

Editorial Comment: “Modernism”

pp. x-xiii

Special-Issue Essays

Modernism, “Tradition,” and History in the Postcolony: Vijay Tendulkar’s Ghashiram kotwal (1972)

pp. 467-487

A Modernist Audience: The Kawakami Troupe, Matsuki Bunkio, and Boston Japonisme

pp. 489-505

“An Advance to New”: Interstitial Modernism and Toronto’s Theatre of Action, 1936–40

pp. 507-522

Negotiating Theatrical Modernism in the Arab World

pp. 523-535

Waiting for Godot in New Orleans: Modernist Autonomy and Transnational Performance in Paul Chan’s Beckett

pp. 537-557

Performance Reviews

Rutherford and Son by Githa Sowerby, and: The Stepmother by Githa Sowerby (review)

pp. 559-561

American Realness curated by Thomas Benjamin Snapp Pryor (review)

pp. 562-565

Mies Julie by August Strindberg, and: Easter by August Strindberg, and: The Dance of Death by August Strindberg (review)

pp. 565-568

Golden Boy by Clifford Odets, and: Picnic by William Inge (review)

pp. 568-571

The Master and Margarita adapted by Simon McBurney, Edward Kemp (review)

pp. 572-574

red, black, & GREEN: a blues by Marc Bamuthi Joseph (review)

pp. 574-576

Ruff by Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver (review)

pp. 576-577

Ganesh Versus the Third Reich by Back to Back Theatre (review)

pp. 578-580

King Kong by Craig Lucas and Marius de Vries (review)

pp. 580-582

January Joiner: A Weight Loss Horror Comedy by Laura Jacqmin (review)

pp. 582-584

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams (review)

pp. 584-585

37th Annual Humana Festival of New American Plays (review)

pp. 586-589

A Cage of Fireflies by Daniel Akiyama (review)

pp. 589-591

Review Essay

The Transformative Aesthetics of the Gesamtkunstwerk/Total Work of Art as the Specter Haunting Modernism

pp. 593-603

Book Reviews

Strindberg: A Life by Sue Prideaux, and: August Strindberg: Selected Plays ed. by Ann-Charlotte Gavel Adams and Anna Westerståhl Stenport (review)

pp. 605-607

Shaw and Feminisms: On Stage and Off ed. by D. A. Hadfield and Jean Reynolds (review)

pp. 607-608

Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909–1929: When Art Danced with Music ed. by Jane Pritchard, and: Diaghilev: A Life by Sjeng Scheijen, and: René Blum and the Ballets Russes: In Search of a Lost Life by Judith Chazin-Bennahum (review)

pp. 608-611

Victory Over the Sun: The World’s First Futurist Opera ed. and trans. by Rosamund Bartlett and Sarah Dadswell (review)

pp. 611-614

Avant-Garde Performance and Material Exchange: Vectors of the Radical ed. by Mike Sell (review)

pp. 614-615

The Jewish Kulturbund Theatre Company in Nazi Berlin by Rebecca Rovit (review)

pp. 615-617

Jews and the Making of Modern German Theatre ed. by Jeanette R. Malkin and Freddie Rokem (review)

pp. 617-618

Daring to Play: A Brecht Companion by Manfred Wekwerth (review)

pp. 618-619

Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World by Howard Pollack (review)

pp. 619-620

Staging Modern American Life: Popular Culture in the Experimental Theatre of Millay, Cummings, and Dos Passos by Thomas Fahy, and: The Theatre of E. E. Cummings ed. by George Firmage (review)

pp. 620-622

Reading Modern Drama ed. by Alan Ackerman (review)

pp. 622-624

To Have or Have Not: Essays on Commerce and Capital in Modernist Theatre ed. by James Fisher (review)

pp. 624-625

Index to Volume 65

Theatre Journal: Index to Volume 65

pp. 631-637

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