A journal of turn-of-the-century theatre

Issue 1 - Summer 2010

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Arline Cravens is completing her dissertation in French Literature at Washington University in St. Louis and is also a Visiting Instructor of French at Saint Louis University. Her research focuses on French women authors of the nineteenth century and the role of music in their writings.

Molly O'Donnell is a Ph.D. candidate and instructor in the English Department at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is a former academic editor and continues to freelance as an arts reporter and critic. Her research interests focus on 19th-century British literature, with particular interest in New Womanism, early feminism, literary theory, and the underpinnings of Modernism, as well as early detective fiction and southern American literature. Additional areas of interest and practice include creative nonfiction and the personal essay.

Charles Marowitz is something of a triple threat – being a Director, Playwright and Drama critic – almost in equal measure. His play MURDERING MARLOWE was recently premiered in L.A. and published by Dramatists Play Service. His black comedy SHERLOCK’S LAST CASE won the Louis B. Mayer Playwriting Award and was presented on Broadway with Frank Langella in the lead role. A recent directorial credit is TEMPTATION by Vaclav Havel which he directed in collaboration with President Havel at The National Theatre of the Czech Republic in Prague. His latest play LOSERS will be premiered in Carmel, California in early September of 2010. His column on art & politics appear regularly on, the bi-weekly internet magazine.

Fiona Stewart holds a BAHons in Humanities from York University (Toronto, Canada) and completed an MA in Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths College, University of London. She is currently a PhD Candidate at York University where her research focuses on late nineteenth and early twentieth century European philosophy and art, particularly that of Central Europe. Her dissertation entitled, "In the Beginning was the Garden: Anna Lesznai and Hungarian Modernism 1906-1919", explores the intellectual and aesthetic transformation of Hungary at the beginning of the twentieth century through the lens of the artist, Anna Lesznai. This interdisciplinary project examines the philosophical underpinnings of these transformations and their embeddedness in a commitment to socio-political change.