SKENÈ - Theatre and Drama Studies


The Skenè Project is a scholarly enterprise devoted to research in the field of theatre and drama from the antiquity to the present. It was established in 2014 by a group of scholars in the humanities from the University of Verona and includes:

a peer-reviewed on-line journal (Skenè. Journal of Theatre and Drama Studies);
a series (Skenè. Texts and Studies), including three sections (Studies 1, Studies 2, and Texts);
hypertext databases (Skenè. Digital Archives).

Drawing contributions from distinguished scholars of theatre and in the humanities but also encouraging the collaboration of young researchers, the Skenè Project aims at fostering and furthering contemporary critical debate on drama and theatre texts and at promoting a fertile confrontation between different critical approaches with an emphasis on international and interdisciplinary perspectives. The Project also revolves around the creation of digital research tools such as hypertext databases and archives designed to make available to scholars and students a corpus of dramatic source material, scripts and criticism. The Skenè Project also embraces the on-line and print-on-demand publication of a series of volumes, in English or parallel text, including textual editions, translations and monographs.                                                                                                

The 2.2 Fall issue of Skenè. Journal of Theatre and Drama Studies dedicated to Diegesis and Mimesis is available here.

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The 2.1 Spring issue of Skenè. Journal of Theatre and Drama Studies dedicated to Catharsis, Ancient and Modern is available here.

The 1.2 Fall issue of Skenè. Journal of Theatre and Drama Studies dedicated to Short Forms is available here.

The 1.1 Spring issue of Skenè. Journal of Theatre and Drama Studies dedicated to the Chorus in Drama is available here.

Open call for papers: Skenè. JTDS - see here

Open call for special issues: Skenè. JTDS - see here

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How to publish with Skenè. Texts and Studies - see here

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Volumes 1, 2 and 3 of Studies II are available online:

  1. Andrew Brown, The Length of the Prologue of Aeschylus’s Choephori
  2. Alessandro Serpieri, Shakespeare’s Drama in Poetry
  3. David Schalkwyk, Words in the World: the Bakhtin Circle
Volumes 1 and 2 of Texts are available online: 
  1. November 1866 The Story of Henry Irving and Dion Boucicault’s Hunted Down, or, The Two Lives of Mary Leigh, edited by Maria Serena Marchesi
  2. Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Was ist eine attische Tragödie? / What is an Attic Tragedy?, edited by Gherardo Ugolini and translated by Lisanna Calvi and Stefan Rabanus.

 

 

 


 

 

 

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