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Victorian women and the theatre of trance

Amy Lehman

Victorian women and the theatre of trance

mediums, spiritualists and mesmerists in performance

by Amy Lehman

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAmy Lehman
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF1275.W65 L45 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 202 p. ;
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24461056M
ISBN 100786434791
ISBN 109780786434794
LC Control Number2009026561
OCLC/WorldCa424454763

Aug 13,  · Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. RWF visits the "Theater der Welt" festival in Cologne. 30 groups contributed with over performances. Framed by Fassbinders reading of Antonin Artauds "The Theater and its double"/10(92). Oct 19,  · Women suffering from hysteria could be released from the anxiety that characterizes this condition by participating in the Maenad experience. Trance status guided and cured by the Satyr, the priest of Dionysus, contributed to solving the conflict related to sexuality, typical of hysteria memoriesbythesmile.com by:


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Feb 13,  · Victorian Women and the Theatre of Trance: Mediums, Spiritualists and Mesmerists in Performance [Amy Lehman] on memoriesbythesmile.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Spiritualists in the nineteenth century spoke of the "Borderland, " a shadowy Cited by: Amy Lehman has presented research on the theatrical aspects of 19th–century spiritualism at theatre and Victorian studies conferences in the United States and abroad.

She is currently on the faculty of the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of South Carolina. It also focuses on the transformative possibilities of the spiritualist theatre, revealing how the performances allowed Victorian women to speak, act, and create outside the boundaries of their restricted social and psychological roles/5(2).

Jan 10,  · This book examines some of the most fascinating American and British actresses of the Victorian era, whose performances fairly mesmerized their audiences of amused skeptics and ardent believers. It also focuses on the transformative possibilities of the spiritualist theatre, revealing how the performances allowed Victorian women to speak, act.

Jan 01,  · Victorian Women and the Theatre of Trance book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Spiritualists in the nineteenth century sp /5. Jun 09,  · Situating trance performance within the context of Victorian culture, Amy Lehman asks whether [End Page ] nineteenth-century British women were "empowered or victimized by the theatre of trance in which they performed" (3).

She answers her question by suggesting that patriarchal assumptions about gender paradoxically opened the door for women to assume positions of authority.

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Amy Lehman, head of the M.A. program, specializes in scholarship surrounding the area of women and performance in the Victorian Era, and has published many studies and a book (Victorian Women and the Theatre of Trance: Mediums, Spiritualists and Mesmerists in Performance) in the field.

Currently, she is working on researching 19th Century. Nov 23,  · Amy Lehman is on the faculty of the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of South Carolina, and here presents a study of the mesmeric and spiritualist trances as performances, showing how they often reflected the theatrical conventions of the 19th century, in particular those surrounding the role of women.

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