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Sir Henry Irving in The Bells
Henry Irving's "Waterloo"

Henry Irving's "Waterloo": Theatrical Engagements with Arthur Conan Doyle, George Bernard Shaw, Ellen Terry, Edward Gordon Craig, Late‑Victorian Culture, Assorted Ghosts, Old  Men, War,  and History (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993).

(Winner of the 1984 Joe A. Calloway Prize for Best Book on Theatre)

Available on Amazon.

Related articles

“Performing the Holy Ghost: Revelations of Edward Irving in 1830-31,” Journal of Religion and Theatre, 1:1 (2002), 29-56.

"'Shadow of a Mesmeriser': The Female Body on the 'Dark' Stage," Theatre Journal, 49:2 (May 1997), 189-207.

"When Theatre Becomes History: Final Curtains on the Victorian Stage," Victorian Studies, 6:1 (Fall 1992), 53‑61.

"The Portrayal of Darkness and Sixth Sense on the Nineteenth‑Century English Stage," Theatre Survey, 34:2 (May 1993), 33‑46.

"An 'Exquisite' Memory: Bernard Shaw and Henry Irving at Waterloo" in Before His Eyes: Essays in Honor of Stanley Kauffmann, ed. Bert Cardullo (Washington, DC: University Press of  America, 1986), 35-49.

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Work of Wallace Shawn
Wallace Shawn
Writing Wrongs

Writing Wrongs: The Work of Wallace Shawn (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1993).

Available on Amazon(link is external).


"Beyond 'A Certain Chain of Reasoning': Wallace Shawn's Aunt Dan and Lemon," Journal of American Drama and Theatre, 6: 1 (Spring 1994), 61-78.

"Dionysus in Santa Barbara: Wallace Shawn's Euripidean Fever," Theater, 22:1 (Winter 1992), 83-87.


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"Everyman in His Drama: Erin Cressida Wilson's The Trail of Her Inner Thigh," South Atlantic Quarterly, 99:2-3 (2000), 517-20.

"Kriticno razdoblje razotkrivanja u hrvatskom kazalištu," Kazalište, 3-4 (2000), 120-21.

"Tama u "mjestu svjetla I krivnje": kriticki pogled na Kaliforniju," Kazalište, 3-4 (2000), 134- 43.

"History and Theatre: Reweaving the Afterpiece" in History and . . .: Histories within the Human Sciences, edited by Ralph Cohen and Michael S. Roth (Charlottesville, Va.: University Press of Virginia, 1995).

"Dramaturgical Text and the Historical Record in the New Theatre: The Case of Rumstick Road," Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, 7: 2 (Fall 1992) 71‑87.

"Good and 'Bad‑d‑d‑d' Storytelling: John O'Neal's Junebug Jabbo Jones," Theater, 20:1 (Winter 1988), 73-83.

"Robert Auletta's Ajax: The American National Theater Production," Theater, Fall/Winter 1986 (Vol. 17, No. 1), 9-15.

"The Sake of the Argument: A New American National Theater," Theater, Summer/Fall 1985  (Vol. 16, No. 3), 7-11.

"Blau‑Blooded Thought: Recent Writings of Herbert Blau," Theater, Winter 1985 (Vol. 16,  No. 1), 80-85.

"Shameless Art: The Antitheatrical Prejudice by Jonas Barish": Theater, Spring 1982 (Vol. 13, No. 2), 70-76.

"The First Films of the Lumière Brothers and Several Dreams of Origin": The Bennington Review, December 1981 (No. 12), 2-13.

"Why Not? A Look at the State of the Art": Theater, Summer/Fall 1981 (Vol. 12, No. 3), 40-45.