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Masked deviants in twentieth-century entertainments: Constructing a theory of socially ameliorative destruction
This thesis uses various theories of deviant behavior and masking to analyze twentieth-century plays and films which depict masked deviants. It takes the stance that deviance in a narrative can be either punished/resolved ...
Keep the drama on the stage: Writing an autobiographical play
(Texas Tech University, 2004-05)
The Artaudian audience/performance relationship: Theatre of cruelty and modern possibilities
In 1938, Antonin Artaud established his undeminishable place in theatre history with the publication of his manifesto The Theatre and Its Double. His writing concerning Theatre of Cruelty has challenged theatre practitioners ...
The first time for "The Last Indian"
(Texas Tech University, 2002-12)
Directing a play is like architecture: one constructs a "building" from sketches made by the "client." The client--in this case, the playwright--expresses his or her wishes, but the architect/director has to make sense of ...