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  1. BLOCK 1 Weeks 1-8: The Self and Performance 0 items
    See the module handbook for information on class reading. For further reading go to the alternative reading list, 09012 The Self and Performance.
  2. BLOCK 2 WEEKS 9-12: Languages of the Stage: Meaning, or Not, in Modern/ Contemporary Performance 11 items
    1. Week 9: Making Meaning and Modernity 1 5 items
      1. Alfred Jarry and Guillaume Apollinaire - Claude Schumacher 1984

        Book Recommended

      2. The Ubu plays - Alfred Jarry, Kenneth McLeish 1997

        Book Recommended

      3. Modern drama in theory and practice - John Louis Styan c1981

        Book  Volume 2: pp. 45-49 "Jarry, precursor of surrealism in France"

      4. Alfred Jarry: a pataphysical life - Alastair Brotchie c2011

        Book Background

    2. Week 10: Making Meaning and Modernity 2 5 items
      1. Modernist and Avant-Garde Performance

        Webpage Essential Read pp. 1-20 "Modern/Modernism/Modernist"

    3. Week 11: Contemporary performance 1 1 item
      1. The theatre of the absurd - Martin Esslin 1980

        Book Recommended

    4. Week 12: Contemporary performance 2 0 items
  3. BLOCK 3 WEEKS 9-12: Adaptation, Translation and History in Performance 11 items
    1. Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens, George Almar (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    2. Translation - Susan Bassnett 2014

      Book Recommended Read pp. 146-167

    3. The Oxford handbook of adaptation studies - Thomas M. Leitch 2017

      Book Recommended Read Corrigan (pp. 23-35) Read Hand (pp. 340-355)

    4. A theory of adaptation - Linda Hutcheon, Siobhan O'Flynn 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read pp. 79-111

    5. Theatre and adaptation: return, rewrite, repeat - Margherita Laera 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read pp. 199-268

    6. Performing history: theatrical representations of the past in contemporary theatre - Freddie Rokem 2000

      Book Recommended Read the Introduction and Chapter 4 (pp. 1-25, 187-208)

    7. Adaptation and appropriation - Julie Sanders 2016

      Book Recommended Read pp. 17-62

    8. Translating classical plays: collected papers - J. Michael Walton 2016

      Book Recommended Read pp. 88-117.

    9. Journal of adaptation in film & performance - Intellect (Firm) 2007- (electronic resource)

      Journal Recommended

    10. Borrowers and lenders: the journal of Shakespeare and appropriation - University of Georgia. Department of English 2005- (electronic resource)

      Journal Recommended

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