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Performative Models and Physical Fictions (2023)
Journal Article
Drábek, P. (2023). Performative Models and Physical Fictions. Litteraria Pragensia : Studies in Literature and Culture, 32(64), 8-36

Arcadian Theatre is a concept for performance practice that uses fictional scenarios to engage participants in autotelic play that facilitates intercultural (inter-epistemological) dialogue. In so doing, the performance models of Arcadian Theatre ena... Read More about Performative Models and Physical Fictions.

Lukas Erne and Kareen Seidler, eds. Early Modern German Shakespeare: Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet: Der Bestrafte Brudermord and Romio und Julieta in Translation. The Arden Shakespeare. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. Pp. 366. (2022)
Journal Article
Drábek, P. (2022). Lukas Erne and Kareen Seidler, eds. Early Modern German Shakespeare: Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet: Der Bestrafte Brudermord and Romio und Julieta in Translation. The Arden Shakespeare. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. Pp. 366. Early theatre, 25(1), 175-183. https://doi.org/10.12745/et.25.1.5170

A book review of Lukas Erne and Kareen Seidler's translation and edition of two early modern German plays, Der Bestrafte Brudermord and Romio und Julieta, adapted from Shakespeare's Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet. The review contextualises the two plays... Read More about Lukas Erne and Kareen Seidler, eds. Early Modern German Shakespeare: Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet: Der Bestrafte Brudermord and Romio und Julieta in Translation. The Arden Shakespeare. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. Pp. 366..

Book review: Lucy Munro, Shakespeare in the Theatre: The King’s Men. The Arden Shakespeare. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. xxvi, 239 S. (2021)
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Drábek, P. (in press). Book review: Lucy Munro, Shakespeare in the Theatre: The King’s Men. The Arden Shakespeare. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. xxvi, 239 S. Shakespeare Jahrbuch,

A book review of Lucy Munro, Shakespeare in the Theatre: The King’s Men. The Arden Shakespeare. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. xxvi, 239 pp.

German Shakespeare and the Political Stage (2021)
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Drábek, P. (in press). German Shakespeare and the Political Stage. Theatralia, 24(2), 263-266. https://doi.org/10.5817/TY2021-2-12

A book review of two volumes by Peter W. Marx: Peter W. Marx. Hamlets Reise nach Deutschland: Eine Kulturgeschichte. Berlin: Alexander Verlag Berlin, 2018. 435 pp. ISBN 978-3-89581-480-7. Peter W. Marx. Macht|Spiele: Politisches Theater seit 1919.... Read More about German Shakespeare and the Political Stage.

Heterotelic Models as Performatives: From Speech Acts to Propositionality (2021)
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Drabek, P. (2021). Heterotelic Models as Performatives: From Speech Acts to Propositionality. Litteraria Pragensia : Studies in Literature and Culture, 30(60), 100-117

Performatives in the sense of speech act theory (SAT) have long been held for the elementary building blocks of theatre and performance. This article proposes a theory of performative models as autonomous forms that are (1) propositional (to be worke... Read More about Heterotelic Models as Performatives: From Speech Acts to Propositionality.

Scenography 2019 in PQ Talks (2020)
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Příhodová, B., & Drábek, P. (2020). Scenography 2019 in PQ Talks. Theatre and performance design, 6(1-2), 26-36. https://doi.org/10.1080/23322551.2020.1771943

Co-authored with Barbora Příhodová, this essay analyses the plurality of scenography as presented in the PQ Talks programme of the 2019 Prague Quadrennial, curated by the two authors. The curatorial concept is explained and justified, followed by an... Read More about Scenography 2019 in PQ Talks.

What is Commedia dell’Arte Today? A Review Essay (2019)
Journal Article
Drábek, P. (2019). What is Commedia dell’Arte Today? A Review Essay. Early theatre, 22(2), 199-216. https://doi.org/10.12745/et.22.2.4128

This essay reviews seven recent volumes on the commedia dell'arte: Christopher B. Balme, Piermario Vescovo, and Daniele Vianello's edited volume Commedia dell’Arte in Context (2018); Judith Chaffee and Oliver Crick's edited The Routledge Companion to... Read More about What is Commedia dell’Arte Today? A Review Essay.