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Thinking Through Tragedy and Comedy A Symposium on Performance Philosophy and the Future of Genre


Becker, Florian ed. (2013) Imagining Human Rights in Twenty-First Century Theater: Global Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan)

Beistegui De, Miguel and Simon Sparks, ed. (2000) Philosophy and Tragedy (Routledge)

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Corby, James (in preparation) ‘Between Passion and Passivity: Tragedy and Ataraxic Temptation’

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Derrida, Jacques (1980) 'The Law of Genre' trans. by Avita Ronell in Critical Inquiry 7.1

Dreyer, Matthias (2014) Theater der Zäsur. Antike Tragödie im Theater seit den 1960er Jahren (Wilhelm Fink)

Fischer-Lichte, Erika (2013) Dionysus Resurrected: Performances of Euripides’ The Bacchae in a Globalizing World (Wiley-Blackwell)

---. (2008) The Transformative Power of Performance: A New Aesthetics (Routledge)

Fischer-Lichte,Erika, Dreyer Matthias, ed. (2007) Antike Tragödie heute: Vorträge und Materialien zum Antikenprojekt des Deutschen Theaters (Henschel)

Ford, Russell (2007) ‘Tragedy, Comedy, Parody From Hegel to Klossowski’ in Diacritics Vol. 35, 1 (The John Hopkins University Press)

---. (forthcoming 2014) Philosophy and Comedy: A Long Shot (State University of New York Press)

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Gritzner, Karoline ed. (2010) Eroticism and Death in Theatre and Performance (University of Hertfordshire Press)

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Heller, Agnes (2005) Immortal Comedy: The Comic Phenomenon in Art, Literature, and Life (Lexington Books)

Hokenson, Jan (2006) The Idea of Comedy: History, Theory, Critique (Fairleigh Dickenson UP)

Katafiasz, Kate (2008) ‘Quarreling With Brecht’, Studies in Theatre and Performance, Vol 28, No 3.

Katsouraki, Eve (forthcoming 2014) Towards a Philosophical Theatre: Aesthetics and Politics of Early Modernism

Katsouraki, Eve and Daniel Watt ed. (2013) Theatre & Philosophy (Cambridge Scholars)

Krell, David Farrell (2005) The Tragic Absolute: German Idealism and the Languishing of God, Studies in Continental Thought (Indiana University Press)

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---. (2013) Tragödie und Dramatisches Theater (Alexander Verlag)

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Meredith, George (2010) An Essay on Comedy and the Uses of the Comic Spirit

Minois, Georges (2000) Histoire du rire et de la dérision (Fayard)

Mongin, Olivier (2002) Éclats de rire. Variations sur le corps comique. Essai sur les Passions démocratiques III (Seuil)

---. (2006) De quoi rions-nous ? La société et ses comiques (Plon)

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---. ed. (1987) The Philosophy of Laughter and Humor (State University of New York Press)

Müller-Schöll, Nikolaus (2002)Das Theater des 'konstruktiven Defaitismus' (Nexus /Stroemfeld)

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Rokem, Freddie (2010) Philosophers and Thespians: Thinking Performance (Stanford University Press)

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Schmidt, Dennis (2001) On Germans and Other Greeks: Tragedy and Ethical Life (Indiana University Press)

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Watt, Daniel and Daniel, Meyer- Dinkgrafe ed. (2010) Ethical Encounters: Boundaries of Theatre, Performance and Philosophy (Cambridge Scholars Publishing)

---. (2007) Theatres of Thought: Theatre, Performance and Philosophy (Cambridge Scholars Publishing)

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---. (2009) Reflections on Beckett: A Centenary Celebration (University of Michigan Press)

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Zupančič, Alenka (2008) The Odd One In: On Comedy (The MIT Press)