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Rousseau and the Theatre: Political-Aesthetic Ideals and Practices

A conference organised by Performing Premodernity, 24 -26 August 2015. The starting point for this three-day conference was that Performing Premodernity wanted to emphasize that Jean-Jacques Rousseau, ever since his own lifetime, has wrongly been regarded by many as belonging to a long tradition of anti-theatrical thinkers. Numerous theatre scholars have refrained from exploring Rousseau’s theatrical aesthetics, convinced that the […]

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“The Theatre of Drottningholm – Then and Now” available for reading online

19 November 2014 Willmar Sauter and David Wiles’s new book “The Theatre of Drottningholm – Then and Now” tells the story of the Drottningholm Court Theatre from 1776, the year it was built, to today’s performances presented during annual summer festivals. The Court Theatre was rarely used after Gustav III’s death in 1792 until it […]

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New book: “The theatre of Drottningholm – then and now”

18 September 2014 “The Theatre of Drottningholm – Then and Now” tells the story of the Drottningholm Court Theatre, from 1766, the year it was built, to today’s performances presented during annual summer festivals. The Court Theatre was rarely used after Gustav III?s death in 1792 until it was rediscovered in 1921; luckily for us, […]

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