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665. Adaptation and Tony Kushner

Wednesday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Fairfax B, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Jennifer A. Low, Florida Atlantic Univ.

1. "Adapting Theatricalities, Constructing a New Spectator: Tony Kushner's The Illusion," Jennifer A. Low

2. "Kushner's Theatrical Disillusionment," Patrick O'Connor, Oberlin Coll.

3. "Adapting Despair: Tony Kushner, George Bernard Shaw, and The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures," David Kornhaber, Univ. of Texas, Austin

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  • Genre, Theory, Method – Drama

  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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