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Introduction: Making Sense of History

Mark M. Smith

Mark M. Smith is Carolina Distinguished Professor of History at the University of South Carolina. He is the author of several books, including Mastered by the Clock: Time, Slavery, and Freedom in the American South, which was co-winner of the Organization of American Historians’ 1997 Avery O. Craven Award and the South Carolina Historical Society’s Book of the Year. His work on sensory history has been featured in the New York Times. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sensory History

Berg, 2007

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...What Was, Is, and Is Not This book tries to make sense of, well, the senses. It is a relatively short study of a very large topic. It traces the history of the senses from antiquity to the twentieth-first century, roams over dozens...

Conclusion

Brendan Dooley

Brendan Dooley is Professor of Renaissance Studies at University College Cork, Ireland. His numerous publications include A Mattress Maker’s Daughter: The Renaissance Romance of Don Giovanni de’ Medici and Livia Vernazza (2014), Morandi’s Last Prophecy and the End of Renaissance Politics (2002) and, as author/ editor, The Dissemination of News and the Emergence of Contemporaneity in Early Modern Europe (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Angelica’s Book and the World of Reading in Late Renaissance Italy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...I realize that I have left many stones in this inquiry still unturned. But it is time to bring together at least some of the disparate themes. I began with Robert K. Merton’s insight about accidental discovery, and I made a case...

Afterword: Hauntings and Revisitings

Reverberations of Nazi Violence in Germany and Beyond : Disturbing Pasts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Disturbing Pasts, the richly textured subject of this volume, has long been a personal and intellectual preoccupation of mine. It colours my fiction and non-fiction alike. You could even say that memory and its overt and ghostly...

Introduction: Cartographing the Long Nineteenth Century

Peter W. Marx

Peter W. Marx is Professor at the Institute for Media Culture and Theater, University of Cologne, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Theatre in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...The period comprised in this volume is genuinely a ‘performing century’ Davis and Holland 2007. or even a ‘theatrical age’. Marx 2008. This diagnosis is not only true with respect...

Communities of Production: A Materialist Reading with an Offstage View

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...On 7 November 1920, 8,000 performers gathered around Petrograd’s city square facing the Winter Palace to recreate the revolutionary event that had occurred there three years earlier; the Bolsheviks selected this stage as the ideal symbol...

Introduction: Theatre and the Enlightenment Matrix

Mechele Leon

Mechele Leon is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Theatre at the University of Kansas, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Theatre in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...In the time between Marvin Carlson’s The Theatre of the French Revolution (1966) and Mark Darlow’s Staging the French Revolution: Cultural Politics and the Paris Opéra (2012), something happened more than simply the passing of forty-six...

Technologies of Performance

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...Were we required to characterize this age of ours by any single epithet, we should be tempted to call it, not an Heroical, Devotional, Philosophical or Moral Age, but, above all others, the Mechanical Age. It is the Age of Machinery...

Introduction: The Impossible Modern Age

Kim Solga

Kim Solga is Associate Professor of Theatre Studies at Western University, Canada. Her books include Performance and the City (2009), Performance and the Global City (2013), Violence Against Women in Early Modern Performance (2009), and A Cultural History of Theatre: The Modern Age (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Theatre in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...Modern, Modernity, Modernism . . . and the Theatre There may be no modern age. Clearly, this is a counterintuitive way to begin an introduction to a book that takes this term as central to its title, and yet ‘the modern’ is perhaps less...

Book Conservation and the Digital Turn

Brendan Dooley

Brendan Dooley is Professor of Renaissance Studies at University College Cork, Ireland. His numerous publications include A Mattress Maker’s Daughter: The Renaissance Romance of Don Giovanni de’ Medici and Livia Vernazza (2014), Morandi’s Last Prophecy and the End of Renaissance Politics (2002) and, as author/ editor, The Dissemination of News and the Emergence of Contemporaneity in Early Modern Europe (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Angelica’s Book and the World of Reading in Late Renaissance Italy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...I realize the road ahead is not easy; and it has not been easy for the object of my thoughts. A time in the history of my broken book is entirely obscure and must remain so. When it went out of Angelica’s possession and later surfaced among...

Knowledge Transmission: Media and Memory

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...The nineteenth-century public consumed knowledge about theatre – from dramatic texts and staging practices to how to make a theatrical career – on a scale unimaginable by previous generations. Information about theatre hitherto acquired...