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Treading Old Ground in New Spaces: Authenticity in Performance Walking
This article discusses the politics of home and displacement and authenticity in autobiographical and familial performance (performing with family) through the inclusion of real (hi)stories. In 1945 Ildiko Rippel’s grandmother ...
Modernism and Modernity in British Women's Magazines
This book explores responses to the strangeness and pleasures of modernism and modernity in four commercial British women’s magazines of the interwar period. Through extensive study of interwar Vogue (UK), Eve, Good ...
The Collected Letters of Humphry Davy
(Oxford University Press, 2020-06-30)
Henry James in Contemporary Fiction: The Real Thing
This book explores the extraordinary proliferation of novels based on Henry James’s life and works published between 2001 and 2016, the centenary of his death. Part One concentrates on biofictions about James by David Lodge ...
The Holding Space: Body Of (As) Knowledge
Body Of (As) Knowledge (BOK) is a collaborative practice-based research project reflecting and expanding upon the practices of dance artist-scholars Sally Doughty, Lisa Kendall and Rachel Krische. BOK examines the body ...
Muse, Sister, Myth: The Cultural Afterlives of Emily Brontë on Screen
(Taylor & Francis, 2020-04-01)
This article was originally delivered as a keynote lecture at the Bicentenary Conference for Emily Brontë, Emily Brontë: A Peculiar Music (7-9 September 2018, Marriott Hotel, York). It explores the cultural portrayal and ...
Boxing, Race, and British Identity, 1945-1962
(Cambridge University Press, 2020-02-14)
Hourglass: Drawing in and as Performance
(Cambridge Scholars Publishers, 2020-01-01)
In 2015, the author was commissioned by Dance4 to make an improvised dance performance, titled Hourglass, in response to artefacts from Robert Wilson’s seminal opera Einstein on the Beach (1976) exhibited at Backlit Gallery, ...
The Slip is the final volume of Perril’s trilogy excavating a crime scene at the centre of archaic lyric. We can’t know whether ancient Greece’s first lyric poet Archilochus ‘really’ used his Iambic prowess to curse Lycambes’ ...
Dance, Modernism, and Modernity
This collection of new essays explores connections between dance, modernism, and modernity by examining the ways in which leading dancers have responded to modernity. Burt and Huxley examine dance examples from a period ...