After Dickens :

Glavin, John.

After Dickens : Reading, Adaptation and Performance. - 1 online resource (244 pages) - Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture ; v.20 . - Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture .

Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Note on the text -- Introduction -- I Set Up -- CHAPTER 1 Dickens, adaptation and Grotowski -- DICKENS -- ADAPTATION -- AND GROTOWSKI -- AND BACK, THEN, TO DICKENS -- CHAPTER 2 …as upon a theatre -- QUOD SCRIPSI SCRIPSI -- HALVING A MUTUAL FRIEND -- ENTERING THE DICKENS CAMERA -- II Flashback -- CHAPTER 3 …to be a Shakespeare -- EXCEPT ACTORS SOMETIMES -- A SPECTACLE OF THE PLAYER -- CHAPTER 4 Exit "the sanguine mirage -- THE BOY IN THE GLASS BOOTH -- INTERLUDE: REFLECTIONS ON A NORMAL DEVIANCE -- MOUNTING THE SCAFFOLD -- THE HIGH COST OF DEFENSE -- CODA -- III Resolution -- CHAPTER 5 How To Do It -- THE ARGUMENT -- NOBODY'S FAULT -- I: OVERTURE -- II: CLENNAM DECIDES TO RETURN HOME -- III. CLENNAM VISITS THE HOUSE OF HIS ESTRANGED MOTHER -- IV. AN AFFLICTED CLENNAM CHOOSES BETWEEN TWO KINDS OF LOVE -- V. CLENNAM VISITS THE HOUSE OF HIS MOTHER FOR THE SECOND TIME -- VI. CLENNAM WALKS WITH LITTLE DORRIT ON THE IRON BRIDGE -- VII. CLENNAM ENTERS THE PRISON -- VIII. CLENNAM ENCOUNTERS THE DORRIT FAMILY -- IX. CLENNAM STAYS TOO LONG AND IS LOCKED INTO THE PRISON -- X. CLENNAM DETERMINES TO REMAIN IMMURED -- XI. REFUSING SUSTENANCE, CLENNAM BINDS HIMSELF TO THE PRISON REGIME -- XII. CLENNAM IS FORCE-FED -- XIII. CLENNAM IS STRIPPED OF HIS DIGNITY -- XIV. CLENNAM REFUSES LITTLE DORRIT'S OFFER OF UNION -- XV. CLENNAM TRIUMPHS OVER RIGAUD/BLANDOIS -- XVI. CLENNAM TRIUMPHS OVER HIS FALLEN MOTHER -- XVII. CLENNAM, ECSTATIC, IS CARRIED FROM THE JAIL -- CHAPTER 6 Coda -- COME UP AND BE DEAD -- Notes -- 1 DICKENS, ADAPTATION AND GROTOWSKI -- 2 …AS UPON A THEATRE -- 3 …TO BE A SHAKESPEARE -- 4 EXIT "THE SANGUINE MIRAGE -- 5 HOW TO DO IT -- References -- Index.

A study of Dickens's hostility to theatre and theatricality alongside the huge performative potential of his fiction.

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Dickens, Charles,--1812-1870--Knowledge--Performing arts.


Electronic books.

PR4592.P45 G57 1999

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