restricted access   Volume 38, Number 3, September 2016 (PAJ 114)

Table of Contents

Life and Death Matters

pp. 1-2

A Requiem for Tadeusz Kantor . . .

pp. 3-18

Performance In the Cabinet of Curiosities: Or, The Boy Who Lived in the Tree

pp. 19-30

Art & Performance Notes

Incendiary Acts and Apocryphal Avant-Gardes: Thích Quảng Đức, Self-Immolation, and Buddhist Spiritual Vanguardism

pp. 31-50

Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear

pp. 52-57


pp. 58-60

Rehearsals for an Island

pp. 61-66

Dancer Walks Away Unscathed

Dancer Walks Away Unscathed: Or, How to Survive a Dance

pp. 66-76

Incinerations: The Polylogue and the Trace

pp. 77-89


A Disturbing Mix of Religion and Politics: Aleister Crowley’s The Savior

pp. 90-93

The Savior: A Drama in One Scene

pp. 94-112

Books & Company

Short Reviews

Soft Is Fast: Simone Forti in the 1960s and After by Meredith Morse, and: Simone Forti: Thinking with the Body ed. by Sabine Breitwieser (review)

pp. 113-114

The Theater of War: What Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Teach Us Today by Bryan Doerries (review)

pp. 115-116

A Choreographic Mind: Autobiographical Writings by Susan Rethorst (review)

pp. 117-119

The Builders Association: Performance and Media in Contemporary Theater by Shannon Jackson and Marianne Weems (review)

pp. 119-121