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České pokusy o Shakespeara : dějiny českých překladů Shakespeara doplněné antologií neznámých a vzácných textů z let 1782-1922. (Czech attempts at Shakespeare) (2012)
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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).

Válka a smilstvo: bezútešné svety Troila a Kressidy (Love and lechery: the disconsolate worlds of Troilus and Cressida) (2012)
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Drábek, P., & Drabek, P. (2012). Válka a smilstvo: bezútešné svety Troila a Kressidy (Love and lechery: the disconsolate worlds of Troilus and Cressida). Shakespeare: Troilus a Kressida, 14 - 33. Národní divadlo

A critical essay on William Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida, written for the programme notes for David Radok's production at the National Theatre in Prague. The text discusses the play as as well as its sources and later adaptations, including sev... Read More about Válka a smilstvo: bezútešné svety Troila a Kressidy (Love and lechery: the disconsolate worlds of Troilus and Cressida).

Ceské pokusy o Shakespeara : dejiny ceských prekladu Shakespeara doplnené antologií neznámých a vzácných textu z let 1782-1922. (Czech attempts at Shakespeare) (2012)
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Drábek, P., & Drabek, P. (2012). Ceské pokusy o Shakespeara : dejiny ceských prekladu Shakespeara doplnené antologií neznámých a vzácných textu z let 1782-1922. (Czech attempts at Shakespeare). (1). 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 pr... Read More about Ceské pokusy o Shakespeara : dejiny ceských prekladu Shakespeara doplnené antologií neznámých a vzácných textu z let 1782-1922. (Czech attempts at Shakespeare).

Alice Dubská: the travels of the puppeteers Brát and Pratte through Europe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries (2012)
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Drabek, P. (2012). Alice Dubská: the travels of the puppeteers Brát and Pratte through Europe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Theatralia, 15(2), 206 - 207

A critical review of Alice Dubská's monograph on the marionettist family Brát/Pratte (2012), who were active in Central and Northern Europe from the late 18th to the mid-19th centuries.

The Routledge companion to actors' Shakespeare (2012)
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Drábek, P., & Drabek, P. (2012). The Routledge companion to actors' Shakespeare. Theatralia, 15(2), 196 - 199

A critical review of The Routledge Companion to Actors' Shakespeare (2012, ed. John Russell Brown) reflecting the methodology of writing about acting.

John Russell Brown: studying Shakespeare in performance (2012)
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Drábek, P., & Drabek, P. (2012). John Russell Brown: studying Shakespeare in performance. Theatralia, 15(2), 194 - 196

A critical review of John Russell Brown's Studying Shakespeare in Performance (2011) with contextual links to Brown's other critical works.

A Štestena, ta povstalecká devka, se na nej zubila: shakespearovské preklady Milana Lukeše" (And fortune on his damned quarry smiling, shew'd like a rebells whore": Milan Lukeš's Translations of Shakespeare) (2012)
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Drabek, P. (2012). A Štestena, ta povstalecká devka, se na nej zubila: shakespearovské preklady Milana Lukeše" (And fortune on his damned quarry smiling, shew'd like a rebells whore": Milan Lukeš's Translations of Shakespeare). Theatralia, 15(1), 48 - 64

A critical analysis of Milan Lukeš's (1933-2007) translations of Shakespeare with a special view of his Macbeth and King Lear. The article develops the concepts of "translator's style", "translation opportunities", "reversions", "cacophony" an... Read More about A Štestena, ta povstalecká devka, se na nej zubila: shakespearovské preklady Milana Lukeše" (And fortune on his damned quarry smiling, shew'd like a rebells whore": Milan Lukeš's Translations of Shakespeare).

Morbidita hudby a opery (2) (The Morbidity of Music and Opera (2)) (2012)
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Drábek, P., & Drabek, P. (2012). Morbidita hudby a opery (2) (The Morbidity of Music and Opera (2))

A critical essay on the sociology of contemporary opera practice and the practice of classical music. Inspired by the works of Joseph Kerman. The second part of a two-part text. Commissioned by the Opera PLUS website.

Morbidita hudby a opery (1) (The Morbidity of Music and Opera (1)) (2012)
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Drábek, P., & Drabek, P. (2012). Morbidita hudby a opery (1) (The Morbidity of Music and Opera (1))

A critical essay on the sociology of contemporary opera practice and the practice of classical music. Inspired by the works of Joseph Kerman. The first part of a two-part text. Commissioned by the Opera PLUS website.

"What governs life": Švankmajer's Faust in Prague (2011)
Journal Article
Drábek, P., & North, D. (2011). "What governs life": Švankmajer's Faust in Prague. Shakespeare bulletin, 29(4), 525-542. doi:10.1353/shb.2011.0065

An article on Jan Švankmajer's 1994 film Lekce Faust with a contextual introduction to Švankmajer's films, contemporary Czech politics and society, Elizabethan drama and the tradition of Czech marionette theatre.

Thomas Middleton in Context (2011)
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Drábek, P. (2011). Thomas Middleton in Context. Shakespeare bulletin, 29(4), 681-683. doi:10.1353/shb.2011.0068

A critical review of Suzanne Gossett's collection of essays Thomas Middleton in Context.

Náruc Shakespeara (An armful of Shakespeare) (2011)
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Drábek, P., & Drabek, P. (2011). Náruc Shakespeara (An armful of Shakespeare). Divadelní revue, 22(3), 67 - 90

A critical article on the recent Czech Shakespeare criticism and translations, elaborating the contextual significance, theorizing the consequences and reflecting the current state of Czech theatre practice, translations and Shakespeare studies.

Torontská disertace o ceském divadle (A Toronto doctoral dissertation on Czech theatre) (2011)
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Drabek, P. (2011). Torontská disertace o ceském divadle (A Toronto doctoral dissertation on Czech theatre). Theatralia, 14(2), 277 - 279

A critical review of Adam Grunzke's PhD thesis "Models of Aesthetic Subversion: Ideas, Spaces, and Objects in Czech Drama and Theatre of the 1950s and 1960s", defended at the University of Toronto.

Tendence v našem myšlení o divadle (Trends in our thinking on the theatre) (2011)
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Drábek, P., & Drabek, P. (2011). Tendence v našem myšlení o divadle (Trends in our thinking on the theatre). Theatralia, 14(2), 285 - 291

A critical essay on the papers presented at the international theatre studies conference held at the Theatre Faculty of the Janácek Academy of Performing Arts, 2008, to the honour of Prof. Ivo Osolsobe. These papers were published in a collect... Read More about Tendence v našem myšlení o divadle (Trends in our thinking on the theatre).

Príspevek k provázkovské mytologii (a contribution to the mythology of the Goose on a String Theatre) (2011)
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Drábek, P., & Drabek, P. (2011). Príspevek k provázkovské mytologii (a contribution to the mythology of the Goose on a String Theatre). Theatralia, 14(2), 266 - 267

A critical review of Petr Oslzlý's book "Theatre on a String's Commedia dell'Arte Production (1974-1985): An Analysis, Reconstruction and Documentation of Peter Scherhaufer's and Harlequin Boleslav Polívka's Production" (Brno: JAMU, 201... Read More about Príspevek k provázkovské mytologii (a contribution to the mythology of the Goose on a String Theatre).

Early Seventeenth Century tragicomedy in early Twenty-First Century editions (2011)
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Drábek, P. (2011). Early Seventeenth Century tragicomedy in early Twenty-First Century editions. Shakespeare, 7(3), 388-393. doi:10.1080/17450918.2011.589073

A critical review of Arden Early Modern Drama series publications and John Pitcher's Arden edition of The Winter's Tale and Lee Bliss's Revels edition of A King and No King.

Czech stage art and stage design (2011)
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(2011). Czech stage art and stage design

A special issue of the peer-reviewed journal Theatralia/Yorick on Czech scenography, stage design and historical periods of Czech stage art. Co-edited and introduction co-written with Christian M. Billing.