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Writing Performances

  • Fester Einband
  • 199 Seiten
Downing (English and film studies, Messiah College) explores the multiple characters enacted by British writer Sayers (1893-1957) ... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Downing (English and film studies, Messiah College) explores the multiple characters enacted by British writer Sayers (1893-1957) in performances staged through her writing and those produced on literal stages. Her focus is on writing itself as a performance of cultural values, of the dogmas a writer has assented to, and of the language in and

Autorentext

CRYSTAL DOWNING is Associate Professor of English and Film Studies, Messiah College, Pennsylvania, USA.



Zusammenfassung
Employing exuberant illustrations from Sayers' detective fiction to make theoretical issues accessible, the book employs insights from performance theory to argue that Sayers, though a popularizer, presciently anticipated the postmodern ironizing of Enlightenment rationality and scientific objectivity.

Inhalt

Setting the Stage (An Introduction) The Performance Begins Her(e): The Auto/biographical Sayers Identifying Gender(ed) Performances The Performance Builds: Sayers' Architectural Imagination Minding the Performance: Sayers' Literary Criticism The Performing World: Sayers' Unorthodox Orthodoxy Begin Here: For the End(s) of the Performance Encore (A Conclusion)

Produktinformationen

Titel: Writing Performances
Untertitel: The Stages of Dorothy L. Sayers
Autor:
EAN: 9781403964526
ISBN: 978-1-4039-6452-6
Format: Fester Einband
Genre: Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften
Anzahl Seiten: 199
Gewicht: 425g
Größe: H234mm x B234mm x T156mm
Jahr: 2004
Auflage: 2004
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