Yale French Studies, Number 112 (Paperback)
The Transparency of the Text: Contemporary Writing for the Stage (Yale French Studies Series)
Yale University Press, 9780300118193, 184pp.
Publication Date: December 28, 2007
Josette Féral & Donia Mounsef
Editors' Preface: The Transparency of the Text
Part I: Avant and Après Garde
Whatever Happened to the Avant-Garde?
Paroles en lambeaux et écritures d’entreparleurs
Beyond Drama: Total Theater
Myth in Contemporary French Theater: A Negotiable Legacy
Language Crossings: The Unspoken Must Be Said
Part II: (Under)writing the Stage
Michel Vinaver: From Writing to Staging
The Language of Desire and the Desire for Language in the Theatre of Koltès and Cixous
Voix/Voie/Vie: The Voice in Contemporary French Theatre
L’Art de l’écrit s’incarnant: The Theatre of Noëlle Renaude
Part III: Disputed Textualities
Is There A Specifically Francophone African Stage Textuality?
Contemporary Francophone Writings for the Theater from Africa and the West Indies
Death and Birth of the Author: Toward a New History of Québécois Playwriting
“Waiting for the Next Big Thing”: Why Do American Audiences Have Such Difficulty with Contemporary French Playwrights?
Praise For Yale French Studies, Number 112: The Transparency of the Text: Contemporary Writing for the Stage (Yale French Studies Series)…
— Ann Williams