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Subversive stages : theater in pre- and post-communist Hungary, Romania, and Bulgaria /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Orlich, Ileana Alexandra, (Author)
Format: Online Book
Published: Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2016.
Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword: The ghosts of history redux: intertextuality, rewriting, adaptation / by Jozefina Komporaly
  • Introduction: The Russian and French masters. The political ghosts and ideological phantasms of Nic Ularu's The cherry orchard, a sequel
  • Adapting Molière and Jules Verne to Soviet censorship: Mikhail Bulgakov's A cabal of hypocrites and The crimson island
  • György Spiró's The impostor: rethinking Molière's Tartuffe for communist Hungary
  • Shakespeare in Central and Eastern Europe. Stalinist "traitors" and "saboteurs": Matéï Vișniec's Richard III will not take place or scenes from the life of Meyerhold
  • Staging Hamlet as political no exit in Géza Bereményi's Halmi
  • Nedyalko Yordanov's The murder of Gonzago: reading Bulgaria's communist political culture through Shakespeare's Hamlet
  • Inserting god into politics. Specters of state power, history, and politics of the stage: Vlad Zografi's Peter or the sun spots
  • Inserting god into the communist personality cult: Stefan Tsanev's The other death of Joan of Arc
  • Conclusion.