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EditorialÉditorial
Yun-Cheol Kim


Special Topics : Theatre and Exile (Section Editor: Don Rubin)

Theatre and Exile: An Introduction
Don Rubin

Theatre in Exile: Defining the Field as Performing Odyssey
Yana Meerzon

Looking Back to Greece: Exiles in the Ancient World
Savas Patsalidis

John Florio: The Case For Shakespeare As Exile
Lamberto Tassarini

Michael Chekhov: Teaching (Acting) in a Foreign Land
Liisa Byckling

Through the Eyes of the Other: The Many Faces of Chong Wishing/Jung Euishin/Chong Wishin
Manabu Noda

Yury Lyubimov in interview with Maria Shevtsova, 15 April 2011, St Petersburg
Maria Shevtsova


Interviews (Section Editor: Randy Gener)

Editorial Comment | The Critical Act of Conversation
Randy Gener

“We Make the Sublime Maneuver, Constantly Putting Ourselves on the Verge of Falling” — An Interview with the Portuguese Collective Teatro Praga
Tiago Bartolomeu Costa

“Fear. Hope. The Life Force”: Why I Write Plays — Interview with Craig Lucas
Randy Gener

“Looking Back Now After Seven Decades of Theatre Activity” — An Interview with the Romanian Actor and Director Ion Lucian
Ioana Moldovan

“That Point in the Drama Where It Starts to Hurt, That’s Where the Work Gets Interesting” — Interview with Roland Schimmelpfenning, German Playwright and Director
Randy Gener

“I Believe in a Theatre That Lives and Breathes Like a Rock ‘n’ Roll Band” — Interview with Srdjan Janićijević, Macedonian Theatre Director
Nelko Nelkovski

“Trying to Look at Opera From the Pillars of Theatre” — Interview with Ruth Margraff, U.S. Playwright and Librettist
Randy Gener

“We Have Been Silenced into Submission; It’s All Skin-Deep Democracy” — Interview with Ramu Ramanathan, Indian Playwright and Director
Deepa Punjani

“You Do Not Have to Mention Names, No Matter Whose Ox is Gored” — Interview with Nigerian Playwright and Director Stella ‘Dia Oyedepo
Ngozi Udengwu


Essays (Section Editor: Maria Helena Serôdio)

Brief Introduction
Maria Helena Serôdio

What is Theatre about?
Luís Miguel Cintra

Latvian anthropology à la Alvis Hermanis
Normunds Akots

Questions au passé : à propos de la pièce de Kim Kwang Lim et sa mise-en-scène par Yoon, Jeongseop
Patrice Pavis

Notes From Canada : What Is A Classic? And Why? And When?
Patricia Keeney & Don Rubin

Sophocle, avec ou sans Bertrand Cantat
Louise Vigeant

Chroniques de la société japonaise : « Théâtre dansé » de Toshiki Okada
Irène Sadowska-Guillon


Conference Papers (Section Editor: Mark Brown)

Editorial Comment
Mark Brown

(Un)Critical (Re)positioning
Savas Patsalidis

Whose Performance Is It Anyway?
Matti Linnavuori

Critique and Criticism? Can They Survive in a Time of Intertextuality, Intermediality and Corporate Capitalism?
Tomaž Toporišič


Performance Reviews (Section Editor: Matti Linnavuori)

Editorial Comment | Points of Comparison in Performance Reviews
Matti Linnavuori

Lettres d’Amour à Staline; Rencontre fantasmée entre l’artiste et son bourreau
Alvina Ruprecht

In Search of a Door
Tomasz Milkowski

Once Again, a Woman’s Murder Becomes Necessary on Stage
Güzin Yamaner

“The Oscar for Drama,” Sumptuous Ceremony in Saint Petersburg : Europe Theatre Prize, April 2011, in St Petersburg, Russia
Ludmila Patlanjoglu

“In Place of Situations”: Gertrude Stein’s Libretto Liberato
Lissa Tyler Renaud

A Mischievous Look at Post-1989 Democratic Theatre
Matti Linnavuori

Edinburgh Meets Asia in a Big Way
Yun-Cheol Kim

Faute de dieux, on se sert des mortels
Daria Dimiu

To Be Honest in Moscow
Christine Matvienko

Danser le Chili & Un cinéma pour incarner la danse
Irène Sadowska-Guillon

On Self-portrait by Nam Jeong ho
Patrice Pavis

German Discovers Opera in Africa
Brent Meersman

Ice-cold Winter Landscapes after Love: Shakespeare in Sfumato, Sofia
Kamelia Nikolova


Book Reviews (Section Editor: Don Rubin)

Antoine Vitez : Trois fois Électre (Antoine Vitez : Three Times Electra) (France)
Irène Sadowska-Guillon

Bricabrac : Du cauchemar réel au réalisme magique (Bricabrac :From Nightmare to Magic Realism) By Lucian Pintilié (Romania)
Maria Zărnescu


Critics on Criticism

In Defense of Inter-Cultural/National-Criticism
Yun-Cheol Kim

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