Performing Korea

Theater and Theater Research in Korea and Elsewhere: Where Are We, Where Are We Going?Rerouting Theory: What (a) History!Our Re-search EnginesResearch BlockagesNew FieldsRerouting Theater, or Rerouting the Society of the Spectacles Theater?GlobalizationConsequences of GlobalizationRerouting, Diverting, Redirecting, the Politics of the University? Changing Course? A Few ConclusionsNotesGlobalization in a Few Korean PerformancesGlobalizationHistorical OverviewTowards a Unified Culture?What Politics?Global Politics of DifferenceIntercultural Theater, Globalized TheaterHistorical Situation of the OppositionParallel Lines that Meet?Globalization in Production and ReceptionThe Object of GlobalizationGlobalized Textual ProductionThe Production and Reception of Globalized StagingGlocalizationThe Appearance of the GlocalTheater Glocalization?What Are the Solutions?NotesMise en Scene Made in KoreaHypothesis on Mise en SceneKoreanization: Examples and Strategies What Is Koreanization?The Object of KoreanizationFunctions of KoreanizationRepresentation of One’s Own Culture: From Inter to GlobalExamples of Koreanization: Oh Tai-Sok’s TempestIntracultural StagingDramaturgy and Mise en SceneWhat Kind of Mise en Scene?A Few Tentative Final ConclusionsNotesII On a Few Theatre ProductionsA Few Contemporary French and Korean Playwrights: A ComparisonIntimacyPoliticsHistoryNarrative and StorytellingConclusionsNotesQuestions to the Past: The Puppet Play Batyr Mamai by Kim Kwang-LimI, Na Hyeseok, the Undesirable: A Stage Requiem by Kim MinseungDramaturgyA Discursive and Narrative SpaceNoteA Few Productions by Kim Hyun-Tak: Death of a Salesman, Medea on Media, The MaidsDeath of a SalesmanScenographyAccount of the Stage ActionAdaptationActingMedea on MediaDramaturgy and AdaptationCorporalityNotesOn Lee Young-Seok’s Production of Orwell’s Coming Up for AirNarration and StorytellingA New Technique for Acting and Telling: Tellacting?Tellacting Style and TechniqueHistorical BackgroundMise en SceneNotesIs Modernized Pansori Political? On Lee Jaram’s Ukchuk-Ga (Mother Courage and her Children)Analysis of a SceneCondensation and AbsorptionTellactingReal ActingDramaturgy of a Rolling StoneVoice and AffectThe Low Voice of Classical PansoriThe Dramatic, More Realistic Voice of the Performed CharactersThe Crying BodyIntensification of PathosTraining of the VoiceThe Politics of Modernized PansoriNotesIII On a Few Theatre-Dance and Dance PerformancesWoyzeck as Dance Theater: A Comparison Between Im Do-Wan and Josef NadjAdaptationTransfiguration and InterpretationFormalism and Organicity: Their Effects and their ReceptionThe InterculturalNotesA Seoul Song for Hong Sehee: On the Dance Solo A Song for YouSelf-Portrait: Three Stages of Life. On a Solo by Nam Jeong-hoIV On a Few Cultural Performances Parody in K-pop: An Analysis of the Video Nobody, by JYP, with the Wonder GirlsAn Example of Imitation by the Fans: Wonder Girls vs Wonder BabyWhat Conclusions?NotesFlowers and Tears. On Park Eunyoung’s Installation and Multimedia TheaterGeneral DisorientationInstallation and ApparatusThe Theater of YesteryearThe Double Play of the ImagePainting or Calligraphy?NotesOn FallingEpilogueCan a Foreigner Watch the Performance of Others?QuestionsThe Foreign: That Which Changes our IdentityA Spectator Who Doesn’t Have to Watch Out?Which Global Theory?Which Spectator?What Methodology?Koreanization or Globalization?A Spectator on the Road to Globalization?Notes
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