The Sound of Theater: Crowds, Acoustics, Oration

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A thought experiment in using the Comédie-Française registers to imagine what theater might have sounded like offers us not an affirmation of historical recreation but a meditation on the limits of historical inquiry, as well as an affirmation of the possibility of highly experimental, even speculative humanistic inquiry into the past.
Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherMIT Press
StatePublished - Oct 7 2020


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