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Scenography 2019 in PQ Talks (2020)
Journal Article
Drabek, P., & Příhodová, B. (in press). Scenography 2019 in PQ Talks. Theatre and performance design, 6(3-4),

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.

Shakespeare’s myriad-minded stage: Propositional spaces of cultural hybridity (2019)
Journal Article
Drábek, P. (2019). Shakespeare’s myriad-minded stage: Propositional spaces of cultural hybridity. Cahiers Élisabéthains: A Biannual Journal of English Renaissance Studies, 99(1), 45-55. https://doi.org/10.1177/0184767819835551

Shakespeare's Myriad-Minded Stage: Propositional Spaces of Cultural Hybridity The concept of hybridity is predicated on an assumed notion of purity, fixity or clarity. Arguably, this is profoundly ingrained in logocentric epistemologies that assert s... Read More about Shakespeare’s myriad-minded stage: Propositional spaces of cultural hybridity.

Book review: Moving (across) Borders: Performing Translation, Intervention, Participation. Edited by Gabriele Brandstetter and Holger Hartung. Bielefeld: transcript, 2017. Pp. 243. €34.99 Pb. (2018)
Journal Article
Drábek, P. (2018). Book review: Moving (across) Borders: Performing Translation, Intervention, Participation. Edited by Gabriele Brandstetter and Holger Hartung. Bielefeld: transcript, 2017. Pp. 243. €34.99 Pb. Theatre Research International, 43(2), 223-224. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0307883318000317

Book review

Book review: Robert Henke. Poverty and charity in early modern theater and performance. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2015. Pp xiv, 198 (2018)
Journal Article
Drábek, P. (2018). Book review: Robert Henke. Poverty and charity in early modern theater and performance. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2015. Pp xiv, 198. Early theatre, 21(1), 209-212 . https://doi.org/10.12745/et.21.1.3540

A book review of Robert Henke. Poverty and Charity in Early Modern Theater and Performance. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2015. Pp xiv, 198.

Book review: Two Books on Translation for the Stage (2018)
Journal Article
Drábek, P. (2018). Book review: Two Books on Translation for the Stage. Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance, 11(1), 111-117. https://doi.org/10.1386/jafp.11.1.111_5

Two Books on Translation for the Stage A book review of: ADAPTING TRANSLATION FOR THE STAGE. EDITED BY GERALDINE BRODIE AND EMMA COLE (2017) London and New York: Routledge. 298 pp., and THE TRANSLATOR ON STAGE, GERALDINE BRODIE (2018) New York:... Read More about Book review: Two Books on Translation for the Stage.

Shakespeare’s myriad-minded stage as a transnational forum : Openness and plurality in drama translation (2018)
Journal Article
Drábek, P. (2018). Shakespeare’s myriad-minded stage as a transnational forum : Openness and plurality in drama translation. Shakespeare Studies -Columbia then Albuquerque-, 46, 35-47

In 1997, Stephen Greenblatt observed in his introduction to The Norton Shakespeare: “The fantastic diffusion and long life of Shakespeare’s works depends on their extraordinary malleability”. Two years later, Christy Desmet and Robert Sawyer publishe... Read More about Shakespeare’s myriad-minded stage as a transnational forum : Openness and plurality in drama translation.

Translating classical plays: collected papers, J. Michael Walton (2016) London and New York: Routledge, 270pp. (2017)
Journal Article
Drábek, P. (2017). Translating classical plays: collected papers, J. Michael Walton (2016) London and New York: Routledge, 270pp. Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance, 10(1), 81-83. https://doi.org/10.1386/jafp.10.1.81_5

Review of J. Michael Walton. Translating Classical Plays: Collected Papers. London and New York: Routledge, 2016. 270pp. ISBN 9781138124325. £85.00 (hb). ISBN 9781315648231. £24.49 (eb).

Book review: 3x on new dramaturgy and adaptation at Bloomsbury Methuen Drama (2016)
Journal Article
Drabek, P., & Drábek, P. (2016). Book review: 3x on new dramaturgy and adaptation at Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. Theatralia, 19(2), 156-159

Reviews of Margherita LAERA (ed.). Theatre and Adaptation: Return, Rewrite, Repeat. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2014. 284pp. Katalin TRENCSÉNYI and Bernadette COCHRANE (eds.). New Dramaturgy: International Perspectives on Theory and Practice. Lo... Read More about Book review: 3x on new dramaturgy and adaptation at Bloomsbury Methuen Drama.

Bakhtin and theatre? (2016)
Journal Article
Drabek, P., & Drábek, P. (2016). Bakhtin and theatre?. Theatralia, 19(2), 152-155

Review of Dick McCaw. Bakhtin and Theatre: Dialogues with Stanislavsky, Meyerhold and Grotowski. London and New York: Routledge, 2016. 247pp.

Sládkova strukturalistická smršť (2016)
Journal Article
Drabek, P., & Drábek, P. (2016). Sládkova strukturalistická smršť. Theatralia, 19(1), 282-289 . https://doi.org/10.5817/TY2016-1-12

Reviewed works: Sládek, Ondřej. Jan Mukařovský: život a dílo. První vydání. Brno: Host, 2015. 446 s. ISBN 978-80-7491-531-4. Sládek, Ondřej. The metamorphoses of Prague School structural poetics. Muenchen: LINCOM GmbH, 2015. 196 s. Travaux linguistiq... Read More about Sládkova strukturalistická smršť.

Shakespearean tragedy in Eastern Europe (2016)
Book Chapter
Drabek, P. (2016). Shakespearean tragedy in Eastern Europe. In M. Neill, & D. Schalkwyk (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Tragedy, 746-760. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093...hb/9780198724193.013.45

Eastern Europe is a problematic geopolitical concept comprising anywhere from 7 to 20 countries—culturally, ethnically and historically different. What they share is a Communist past. This essay discusses the diverse historical heritage of Eastern Eu... Read More about Shakespearean tragedy in Eastern Europe.

Book review: Singing simpkin and other bawdy jigs: musical comedy on the Shakespearean stage: scripts, music & context, by Roger Clegg and Lucie Skeaping, with an appendix of dance instructions by Anne Daye, Exeter, University of Exeter Press, 2014, 340 p (2016)
Journal Article
Drábek, P. (2017). Book review: Singing simpkin and other bawdy jigs: musical comedy on the Shakespearean stage: scripts, music & context, by Roger Clegg and Lucie Skeaping, with an appendix of dance instructions by Anne Daye, Exeter, University of Exeter Press, 2014, 340 pp. Studies in Theatre and Performance, 37(3), 370-372. https://doi.org/10.1080/14682761.2016.1229771

Review of Singing simpkin and other bawdy jigs: musical comedy on the Shakespearean stage: scripts, music & context, by Roger Clegg and Lucie Skeaping, with an appendix of dance instructions by Anne Daye, Exeter, University of Exeter Press, 2014, 340... Read More about Book review: Singing simpkin and other bawdy jigs: musical comedy on the Shakespearean stage: scripts, music & context, by Roger Clegg and Lucie Skeaping, with an appendix of dance instructions by Anne Daye, Exeter, University of Exeter Press, 2014, 340 p.

English comedy and Central European marionette drama (2014)
Book Chapter
Drabek, P. (2014). English comedy and Central European marionette drama. In R. Henke, & E. Nicholson (Eds.), Transnational Mobilities in Early Modern Drama, 131-155. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Everyman čili Kdokoli (2013)
Exhibition / Performance
Drábek, P. (2013). Everyman čili Kdokoli. 23 April 2013 - 23 April 2013. (Unpublished)

Radio play; written for Czech Radio 3 Vltava Persons and Cast: Everyman or Everyone (Jiří Vyorálek), Death (Petr Jeništa), God (Miloslav Maršálek), Man (Miroslav Černý), Friend + Soul (Tereza Richtrová) Dramaturgy: Hana Hložková Sound Master:... Read More about Everyman čili Kdokoli.

České pokusy o Shakespeara : dějiny českých překladů Shakespeara doplněné antologií neznámých a vzácných textů z let 1782-1922. (Czech attempts at Shakespeare) (2012)
Book
Drábek, P. (2011). České pokusy o Shakespeara : dějiny českých překladů Shakespeara doplněné antologií neznámých a vzácných textů z let 1782-1922. (Czech attempts at Shakespeare). Větrné mlýny

A History of Czech Translations of Shakespeare with an Anthology of Unknown and Rare Texts from the Years 1782-1922. The history of Czech translations of Shakespeare dates back to the 1780s when the first versions of Shakespeare’s plays were printed.... Read More about České pokusy o Shakespeara : dějiny českých překladů Shakespeara doplněné antologií neznámých a vzácných textů z let 1782-1922. (Czech attempts at Shakespeare).


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