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See Casey 2002 and Tomell-Presto 2003 for discussion of the theatricalized nature of "Riverdance.
Foucault describes this theatricalized manifestation of erotic desire as an "exchange of discourses, through questions that extorted admissions, and confidences that went beyond the questions that were asked" (1991, 41).
For Tom Kilroy every element, public and private, had to be fully theatricalized to earn its keep on stage: form is content, and content form.
Astington's study -- is consistently alive to the complex interactions and mutual influences among the principals of the English court, its administrative arms, and the artists and artisans responsible for mounting all kinds of theater and theatricalized entertainments in a rich variety of spaces ranging from the great halls of Hampton Court and White Hall , through the much more intimate auditoriums available in St.
Melodramatic Tactics: Theatricalized Dissent in the English Marketplace, 1800-1885.
27) It should be noted here that the musicality of human subjects, in both making and remaking and in their infinite variations, occurs again in Weekend Quartet (1996), now visualized, oralized, and explicitly theatricalized.
The ambiguous possibilities of a labile, rhetoricized public space is powerfully theatricalized in Antony's ironic speech to the Romans in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.
This paper, then, addresses the 1997 student protests--which took the forms of ritualized and theatricalized processions, and mock funerals, all to some extent influenced by Bulgarian folklore--in light of the theoretical construct of a semi-closed community rallying around one cause.
Alongside this public theater sprang up such events as happenings, environmental theater, performance art, and theatricalized works of art containing frozen figures and objects.
It's only when the world stops cooperating and ceases to deliver attention-getting material that local news feels obliged to fall back into reporting the tiresome, complicated, and often not very illuminating activities of local officials and neighborhood residents, spiced up with thinly imagined features, like canned interviews with actors or the theatricalized adventures of overheated consumer protectors.
It seems to us that many of the current replacement endeavors represent an obdurate, publicly theatricalized refusal to accept these limitations.
Marc Baer's Theatre and Disorder in Late Georgian London (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992) remains the most exhaustive account of the riots, but Elaine Hadley's analysis in Melodramatic Tactics: Theatricalized Dissent in the English Marketplace 1800-1895 (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1995), 34-76, is most attentive to the way that the events themselves took on a melodramatic structure.