Stuart Young, PhD, Cambridge, is Professor of Theatre Studies and Head of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts, University of Otago. His research, which includes practice-as-research, traverses Theatre of the Real, the (re)production of Chekhov’s plays, and translation for the stage.
Andrea Pelegrí Kristić is an actress, translator, and PhD candidate at Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, where she was associate professor 2013-15. Her research focuses mainly on theatre translation and Translation Studies.
Emer O’Toole, PhD (2012), Royal Holloway University of London, is Assistant Professor of Irish Performance at Concordia University, Montreal. Her book Girls Will Be Girls (2015) is an accesible introduction to gender performativity. Her research spans interculturalism, ethics, performativity and activism.
Theatre practitioners, translators/adaptors, students, scholars, and theatre-goers who are interested in contemporary theatrical practice(s), and in translation and adaptation for the stage.
Table of contents
List of Figures
List of Contributors
Introduction: Othering Sameness
Emer O'Toole and Andrea Pelegr¡ Kristi?
PART 1: Culpable Dramaturgies
1 The Ethics of the Representation of the Real People and Their Stories in Verbatim Theatre
2 The Witness Turn in the Performance of Violence, Trauma, and the Real
PART 2: Adaptive Politics
3 Re-Routing Ibsen: Adaptation as Tenancy/Occupation in Simon Stone's The Wild Duck and Thomas Ostermeier's An Enemy of the People
4 Intercultural Adaptation: The Ethics of Peter Brook's 11 and 12
PART 3: Collaborative Ethics
5 Ethical Challenges in Adaptation: Gothic Eurico from Novel to Performance
Gra‡a P. Corrˆa
6 The Nomadic Dramaturge: Negotiating Subjectivity, Multicultural Translation, and Dramaturgical Composition
PART 4: Stolen in Translation-Ambiguity and Omission
7 One Problem Play, Two Measures: Translatability of Christian Ethics in Two Adaptations of Measure for Measure
8 The Poetics and Politics of Un/translatability in Timberlake Wertenbaker's New Anatomies
Carol L. Yang
9 From Greek into Neutral: Translating Contemporary Greek Theatre during the Eurozone Crisis
Maria Mytilinaki Kennedy
PART 5: Postdramatic Dramaturgies, Ethical "Realities"
10 A Dramaturgy of Montage and Dislocation: Brecht, Warburg, Didi-Huberman, and the Pathosformel
Jonathan W. Marshall
11 Staging the Ethical Dilemma of Liveness: John Jesurun's Divergent Play with Convergence