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Rhythm in a Sinuous Stanza: The Anatomy and Acoustic Contour of the Latin Alcaic
(Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2012)
This essay explores the metrical as well as rhythmical aspects of the acoustic contour of the Latin Alcaic, focusing on patterns of natural, audible, performed word accents in coincidence and syncopation with the fixed ...
Performing culture(s): Extras and extra-texts in Sabina Berman's 'eXtras'
(Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2004-10)
For almost thirty years, Mexican dramatist Sabina Berman has been writing and producing plays that question and often ridicule notions of gender, political credibility, historical authority, and cultural identity. Her ...
Toutes passions mises en arriere. .. The Emotions in Legal Perspective: Montaigne and the Palace Academy at Blois
(Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2005-01)
Although profound distrust of the passions underpinned Montaigne's philosophy of disengagement, it was precisely his interest in the emotion of anger that engaged the Essais (1580) most provocatively in the contemporary ...
The Urban Chora, from Pre-Ancient Athens to Postmodern Paris
Jacques Derrida and Michel Serres challenge the binary logic of Western philosophy very differently, Derrida through a philosophy of discourse, Serres through a philosophy of things. Serres has begun to draw more international ...
The Song of the Unrequited Lover
From Kerry to Chiconcuac: Marie Jones’s Stones in His Pockets and Sabina Berman’s eXtras
This article focuses on the Mexican play, eXtras, Sabina Berman's translation and adaptation of the Irish hit play Stones in His Pockets by Marie Jones. Linda Hutcheon, Thomas Leitch, and other contributors to adaptation ...