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Giving Voice in Mike Lew’s «Teenage Dick»: Disability in a Modern Rewriting of Richard III

Par Méline Dumot

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This article examines a contemporary rewriting of Shakespeare’s ((Richard III)) by Chinese-American playwright Mike Lew. In his play ((Teenage Dick)) (2018), Lew gives a new voice to Shakespeare’s well-known villain. Noticing that one of the most famous disabled characters in theatre history is rarely – if ever – performed by a disabled actor, Lew centers his play on Richard’s experience as a disabled teenager. The play questions our current vision of disability, both in the theatrical (...)

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Feminist and queer studies: Judith Butler’s conceptualisation of gender

Par Marilou Niedda

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This article is an introduction to Judith Butler's conception of gender: central to Butler's theory is the difference between sex and gender and the conception of gender as performance. The article also explores the impact of her work on queer theory.

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Kirsty Gunn: Sound and Writing

Par Kirsty Gunn

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That sound you hear, as though coming off the lonely Scottish hills, through the fine Highland air, passing across straths and glens, along rivers and to the sea... Is the sound of the piobaireachd, the classical music of the great Highland bagpipe, a music made for Gatherings, Salutes and Laments, a grand and grave and complicated music - Ceol Mor it is in Gaelic - The Big Music. The Big Music, too, is the title of my latest work of fiction - not a novel, but an elegy, as Virginia Woolf (...)

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12/05/2020 - 31/12/2020, Espace Lafayette-Drouot, Paris
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06/06/2020 - 24/01/2021, Frac Bretagne et Jardin du Thabor, Rennes

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09/10/2020

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Bac 2021

01/10/2020

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01/10/2020

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Méline Dumot

Elève normalienne ENS de Lyon

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Marilou Niedda

Etudiante en M2 ENS de Lyon

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Louise Bailly

Élève normalienne ENS de Lyon

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Vanessa Guignery

Professeur de littérature britannique contemporaine et de littérature postcoloniale ENS de Lyon

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Coline Pavia

Elève normalienne en Pré-Master ENS de Lyon

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Françoise Palleau-Papin

Maître de conférences Sorbonne Nouvelle

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