Tudor Drama Round Table XI (CESR, Tours), Ideologies in Debate

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du 9 septembre 2009 au 11 septembre 2009

Site CESR (Centre d'Etudes Supérieures de la Renaissance)

Sous la direction de R. Hillman et A. Lascombes

Wednesday 9 September


14:30 Welcome of participants; opening remarks

15:00 André Lascombes (prof. émérite, Univ. de Tours/CESR): The Paradoxical Resolution of a Religious Problem: The Play of the Sacrament

15:45 Roberta Mullini (Univ. of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy): For eche of you one tale shall tell': Religion, Debate and Spectacle in John Heywood's The Foure PP

16:30 Andrew Power (Trinity College, Dublin): Religious Pitfalls in Elizabethan Tragedy


Thursday 10 September


9:00 Greg Walker (Univ. of Edinburgh): Tudor Drama and the Arts of Resistance

9:45 John McGavin (Univ. of Southampton): To See or Not to See: Ideology and Spectatorship

                        10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 Richard Hillman (Univ. de Tours/CESR): No debate, please, we're British': Circumventing and Reinventing Politics on the Early English Stage

11:45 Jean-Christophe Mayer (CNRS, Montpellier 3): Shakespeare's Memorial Drama


                        12:30 Lunch


14:00 Yvonne Phoenix (Univ. de Tours): A Daring Game: Political Issues in Plays by John Heywood, John Bale and Nicholas Udall

14:45 Sarah Carpenter (Univ. of Edinburgh): Monarch, State and People: Dramatised Ideologies in the 1550s

15:30 Peter Happé (Univ. of Southampton): Drama of the Marian Period: Control and  Evasion



18:00-19:30 Dramatic Reading, Auditorium de Musicologie (5, rue François Clouet, 37000 Tours) :  selections from La Diane, by  Nicolas de Montreux (1594), trans. Richard Hillman, and Les Visionnaires, by Desmarets de Saint-Sorlin (1637), trans.  Michel Bitot and Richard Hillman


Friday 11 September


9:00 Michael Hattaway (New York University in London): Something of Great Constancy': Representing Fairies on the Tudor Stage

9:45 Pauline Ruberry-Blanc (Univ. of Tours [GRAAT/CESR]): The Older Woman on the Early Modern Stage: Fixed Stereotype or Mobile Signifier?

                        10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 Bob Godfrey (prof. emeritus, Univ. of Northampton):  Offence and Appeal -

            the Marlowe Paradox

11:45 Joseph Khoury (St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada): Marlowe's Ambivalent Islam: A Reading of Tamburlaine the Great


                        12:30 Lunch


14:00 Marie-Céline Daniel (Univ. de Paris 4-Sorbonne) : Art thou king and hast done this bloody deed?': Stage Representation and the Voicing of Political Discontent in Marlowe's Massacre at Paris (1593?)

14:45 Marianne Thomas (Univ. de Bretagne-Sud): We Princes are set on stages': Self-representation in the Written Works of Queen Elizabeth I

15:30 Donald Beecher (Carleton Univ., Ottawa, Canada): The Art of Declining Invective in Ben Jonson's Poetaster

16:15 Armelle Sabatier (Univ. de Paris 2-Assas): The Representation of Conflicting

          Ideologies of Power in Some Jacobean Roman Plays