Drama Research Volume 12 - NATIONAL DRAMA

Drama Research Volume 12

April 2021
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Editorial

Volume 12 Editorial

At the time of publishing the last issue of Drama Research in April 2020 (Volume 11.1) the national ‘lockdown’ during the coronavirus epidemic had just begun. Who would have thought that the writing of the editorial in this issue, one year later, would also take place in the context of the continuing ‘lockdown’? Yet it does.

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Volume 12 Editorial

At the time of publishing the last issue of Drama Research in April 2020 (Volume 11.1) the national ‘lockdown’ during the coronavirus epidemic had just begun. Who would have thought that the writing of the editorial in this issue, one year later, would also take place in the context of the continuing ‘lockdown’? Yet it does.

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Articles

What are the possibilities of the Pritney method in early childhood education for stimulating curiosity, emotions and collaboration through the combination of opera and puppetry?

This article will focus on the possibilities of the ‘Pritney method’ used for stimulating curiosity, emotions and collaboration in Early Childhood Education and Care studies (ECEC); especially through the combination of puppetry and opera, a combination which is considered to be valuable in creating aesthetic and pedagogical moments.

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Toward Accessible Actor Training

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What are the possibilities of the Pritney method in early childhood education for stimulating curiosity, emotions and collaboration through the combination of opera and puppetry?

This article will focus on the possibilities of the ‘Pritney method’ used for stimulating curiosity, emotions and collaboration in Early Childhood Education and Care studies (ECEC); especially through the combination of puppetry and opera, a combination which is considered to be valuable in creating aesthetic and pedagogical moments.

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Toward Accessible Actor Training

Sorry – you need to log in to view this page! You can join National Drama by clicking here. This will entitle you to free copies of Drama magazine, and also grant you access to Drama Research, our international journal of drama in education. Thank you!

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Emergent Researcher

Book Reviews

On Human Kindness: What Shakespeare teaches us about Empathy

While discussing Shakespeare’s plays in her university classroom, Paula Marantz Cohen discovered that they unlocked a surprising sense of compassion in both herself and her students. In this short and illuminating book, she shows how Shakespeare’s genius lay in his ability to arouse empathy, even when his characters exist in alien contexts and behave in reprehensible ways.

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Shakespeare, Italy, and Transnational Exchange

This interdisciplinary, transhistorical collection brings together international scholars from English literature, Italian studies, performance history, and comparative literature to offer new perspectives on the vibrant engagements between Shakespeare and Italian theatre, literary culture, and politics, from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century.

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Reclaiming Greek Drama for Diverse Audiences

Reclaiming Greek Drama for Diverse Audiences features the work of Native-American, African-American, Asian-American, Latinx, and LGBTQ theatre artists who engage with social justice issues in seven adaptations of Sophocles’ Antigone, Euripides’ Trojan Women, Hippolytus, Bacchae, Alcestis, and Aristophanes’ Frogs, as well as a work inspired by the myth of the Fates.

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On Access in Applied Theatre and Drama Education

This book explores and interrogates access and diversity in applied theatre and drama education. Access is persistently framed as a strategy to share power and to extend equality, but in the context of current and recent power struggles, it is also seen as a discourse that reinforces marginalisation and exclusion.

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On Human Kindness: What Shakespeare teaches us about Empathy

While discussing Shakespeare’s plays in her university classroom, Paula Marantz Cohen discovered that they unlocked a surprising sense of compassion in both herself and her students. In this short and illuminating book, she shows how Shakespeare’s genius lay in his ability to arouse empathy, even when his characters exist in alien contexts and behave in reprehensible ways.

Read More »

Shakespeare, Italy, and Transnational Exchange

This interdisciplinary, transhistorical collection brings together international scholars from English literature, Italian studies, performance history, and comparative literature to offer new perspectives on the vibrant engagements between Shakespeare and Italian theatre, literary culture, and politics, from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century.

Read More »

Reclaiming Greek Drama for Diverse Audiences

Reclaiming Greek Drama for Diverse Audiences features the work of Native-American, African-American, Asian-American, Latinx, and LGBTQ theatre artists who engage with social justice issues in seven adaptations of Sophocles’ Antigone, Euripides’ Trojan Women, Hippolytus, Bacchae, Alcestis, and Aristophanes’ Frogs, as well as a work inspired by the myth of the Fates.

Read More »

On Access in Applied Theatre and Drama Education

This book explores and interrogates access and diversity in applied theatre and drama education. Access is persistently framed as a strategy to share power and to extend equality, but in the context of current and recent power struggles, it is also seen as a discourse that reinforces marginalisation and exclusion.

Read More »

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