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Frances Burney’s Theatricality
Although Frances Burney’s readers have long recognized her theatricality, the extent to which her novels are infused by the theater has not yet been fully appreciated. I argue that theater isExpand
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Gender, theatre, and the origins of criticism from Dryden to Manley
Acknowledgments Introduction: the critical stage 1. 'Equal to ourselves': John Dryden's national literary history 2. Staging criticism, staging Milton: John Dryden's The State of Innocence 3.Expand
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The Camera and the Speculum: David Cronenberg's Dead Ringers
N THE DOMAIN of film, the problem of looking alike is often presented as the problem of being alike, for film techniques can create resemblances where none exists. For example, crosscutting canExpand
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Horace Walpole’s Family Romances
ç 2003 by The University of Chicago. All rights reserved. 0026-8232/2003/10003-0004$10.00 Much in Horace Walpole’s fictional and dramatic writings turns on the problem of incest. The Castle ofExpand
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Dramatizing Historical Distance
This essay explores the efficacies of the distance rubric Mark Salber Phillips developed in On Historical Distance by applying it to a couple of recent examples that post-date the book’s appearance:Expand