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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)
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

Válka a smilstvo: bezútešné svety Troila a Kressidy (Love and lechery: the disconsolate worlds of Troilus and Cressida) (2012)
Book Chapter
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

Ceské pokusy o Shakespeara : dejiny ceských prekladu Shakespeara doplnené antologií neznámých a vzácných textu z let 1782-1922. (Czech attempts at Shakespeare) (2012)
Book
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

John Russell Brown: studying Shakespeare in performance (2012)
Journal Article
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.

The Routledge companion to actors' Shakespeare (2012)
Journal Article
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.

Alice Dubská: the travels of the puppeteers Brát and Pratte through Europe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries (2012)
Journal Article
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.

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)
Journal Article
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

Morbidita hudby a opery (2) (The Morbidity of Music and Opera (2)) (2012)
Other
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)
Other
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.