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No pain, no gain - the provocation of laughter in slapstick comedy (2010)
Journal Article
Peacock, L. S. (2010). No pain, no gain - the provocation of laughter in slapstick comedy. Popular entertainment studies, 1(2), 93-106

This article explores the relationship between danger and laughter in the work of a number of what might be defined as slapstick or physical comedians. The notion of physical comedians risking life and limb in order to generate laughter from an admir... Read More about No pain, no gain - the provocation of laughter in slapstick comedy.

Fletcherian dramatic achievement: a study in the mature plays of John Fletcher (1579-1625) (2010)
Book
Drábek, P., & Drabek, P. (2010). Fletcherian dramatic achievement: a study in the mature plays of John Fletcher (1579-1625). (1). Masarykova univerzita

The mature plays of John Fletcher, Shakespeare's collaborator and successor with the King's Men, have received little critical attention. This book analyzes the specifics of mature Fletcherian style, proposing a reading that agrees with the Baroque m... Read More about Fletcherian dramatic achievement: a study in the mature plays of John Fletcher (1579-1625).

Na troskách struktury: stati o divadelní sémiotice a strukturalismu roku 2008 (On the ruins of the structure: writings on theatre semiotics and structuralism in 2008) (2010)
Journal Article
Drabek, P. (2010). Na troskách struktury: stati o divadelní sémiotice a strukturalismu roku 2008 (On the ruins of the structure: writings on theatre semiotics and structuralism in 2008). Theatralia, 13(2), 150 - 157

An article reflecting on the state of theatre semiotics and theatre structuralism as presented by two collections of essays published in 2008.

The Roman Tragedies (2010)
Journal Article
Billing, C. (2010). The Roman Tragedies. Shakespeare quarterly, 61(3), 415 - 439. https://doi.org/10.1353/shq.2010.0006

This article is a critical account of the multi-media performance of Shakespeare's: Coriolanus, Julius Caesar, and Antony and Cleopatra by Toneelgroep (Amsterdam), directed by Ivo Van Hove and Designed by Jan Versweyveld.

Dynamic melody recognition : distinctiveness and the role of musical expertise. (2010)
Journal Article
Bailes, F. (2010). Dynamic melody recognition : distinctiveness and the role of musical expertise. Memory & cognition, 38(5), 641-650. https://doi.org/10.3758/MC.38.5.641

The hypothesis that melodies are recognized at moments when they exhibit a distinctive musical pattern was tested. In a melody recognition experiment, point-of-recognition (POR) data were gathered from 32 listeners (16 musicians and 16 nonmusicians)... Read More about Dynamic melody recognition : distinctiveness and the role of musical expertise..

Margita Havlícková: Profesionální divadlo v královském meste Brne 1668-1733 (Margita Havlícková: Professional Theatre in the Royal City of Brno 1668-1733) (2010)
Journal Article
Drabek, P. (2010). Margita Havlícková: Profesionální divadlo v královském meste Brne 1668-1733 (Margita Havlícková: Professional Theatre in the Royal City of Brno 1668-1733). Theatralia, 13(1), 111 - 112

A review of Margita Havlícková's Professional Theatre in the Royal City of Brno 1668-1733 (Brno: JAMU, 2009).