Department of English

University of Toronto

Revermann, Martin

Martin Revermann
Professor; Undergraduate Instructor; Historial Studies (UTM)
UTM Office Phone: 905-828-3781
UTM Office Location: UTM, North Building, Room 253
Email: m.revermann@utoronto.ca
Office Hours and/or Leave Status: TBA

Research Interests:
Ancient Greek drama: production, reception, iconography, sociology; Brecht; Theory of drama; Sociology, psychology, history of playgoing.


Degrees
M.A. (Munich) (distinction), Staatsexamen (Munich) (distinction), M.A. (Oxford, honorary), D. Phil. Oxon.


Publications (TBA)
Books
(2006) Comic Business. Theatricality, Dramatic Technique and Performance Contexts of Aristophanic Comedy. Oxford (Oxford University Press).

Books edited

(forthcoming, editor) The Cultural History of Theatre, vol. 1 (‘Antiquity’). London (Bloomsbury/Methuen Drama; General Editors: C. Balme/T. Davis).

(2014, editor) The Cambridge Companion to Greek Comedy. Cambridge (Cambridge University Press) (23 chapters + introduction, xxv 497 pp., 24 illustrations).

(2010, edited with I. Gildenhard) Beyond the Fifth Century: Interactions with Greek Tragedy from the Fourth Century BCE to the Middle Ages. Berlin and New York (de Gruyter, 441 pp.).

(2008, edited with P. Wilson) Performance, Iconography, Reception. Studies in Honour of Oliver Taplin. Oxford (Oxford University Press, 583 pp.).

Review: Times Literary Supplement no. 5563 (November 13 2009), 29f. (R. Rutherford).

Articles
(forthcoming) 'Reception of Tragedy 500 to 323 BCE' in van Zyl Smit B. (ed.) A Handbook to the Reception of Greek Drama. Malden, MA and Oxford.

(2014a) 'Introduction', in Revermann M. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Greek Comedy. Cambridge (Cambridge University Press), 275-87.

(2014b) 'Divine and religious practice' in Revermann, M. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Greek Comedy. Cambridge (Cambridge University Press), 275-87.

(2013a) ‘Brechtian Chorality’, in Billings, J., F. Budelmann and F. Macintosh (eds.) (2013) Choruses, Ancient&Modern. Oxford (Oxford University Press), 151-69.

(2013b) ‘Paraepic Comedy: Point(s) and Practices’, in Bakola, E., L. Prauscello and M. Telò (eds.) (2013) Comic Interactions: Comedy and Other Genres. Cambridge (Cambridge University Press), 101-28.

(2013c) ‘Generalizing about Props: Greek Drama, Comparator Traditions, and the Analysis of Stage Objects’, in Harrison, G. and V. Liapis (eds.) (2013) Performance in Greek and Roman Theatre. Leiden (Brill), 77-88.

(2013d) ‘Théoriser les accesoires: théâtre grec, outils comparatifs et analyse des accessoires’ (= French translation, by Brigitte LeGuen, of ‘Generalising about Props’), in LeGuen, B. and S. Milanezi (eds.) (2013) L’Attirail Scenique dans les Spectacles de l’ Antiquité. Paris, 35-49.

(in press) ‘Introduction’, forthcoming in Revermann, M. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Greek Comedy. Cambridge (Cambridge University Press; in press, to be published in 2014).

(in press) ‘Divinity and religious practice’, forthcoming in Revermann, M. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Greek Comedy. Cambridge (Cambridge University Press; in press, to be published in 2014).

(2011) ‘Brecht’s Asia vs. Brecht’s Greece: Cultural Constructs and the Explanatory Power of a Binary’, The Brecht Yearbook 36: 277-90.

(2010a) ‘Introduction’ (co-authored with I. Gildenhard) to Gildenhard, I. and M. Revermann (eds.) (2010) Beyond the Fifth Century: Interactions with Greek Tragedy from 400 BCE to the Middle Ages. Berlin and New York (de Gruyter), 1-35.

(2010b) ‘Situating the Gaze of the Recipient(s): Theatre-Related Vase Paintings and their Contexts of Reception’, in Gildenhard, I. and M. Revermann (eds.) (2010) Beyond the Fifth Century: Interactions with Greek Tragedy from 400 BCE to the Middle Ages. Berlin and New York (de Gruyter), 69-97.

(2010c) ‘On Misunderstanding Lysistrata, Productively’, in D. Stuttard (ed.) (2010) Looking at Lysistrata. London (Duckworth), 70-79.

(2008a) ‘Introduction’ (co-authored with P. Wilson), in: Revermann, M. and P. Wilson (eds.) Performance, Iconography, Reception: Studies in Honour of Oliver Taplin, Oxford (Oxford University Press), 1-12.

(2008b) ‘Aeschylus’ Eumenides, Chronotopes, and the "Aetiological Mode"’, in: Revermann, M. and P. Wilson (eds.) Performance, Iconography, Reception: Studies in Honour of Oliver Taplin, Oxford (Oxford University Press), 237-61.

(2008c) ‘The Semiotics of Curtain Calls’, Semiotica 168: 191-202.

(2008d) ‘The Appeal of Dystopia: Latching onto Greek Drama in the 20th Century’, Arion 16: 97-117.

(2008e) ‘Reception Studies of Greek Drama’, Journal of Hellenic Studies 128: 175-8.

(2006) ‘The Competence of Theatre Audiences in 5th- and 4th-Century Athens’, Journal of Hellenic Studies 126: 99-124.

(2005) ‘The Cleveland Medea Calyx Crater and the Iconography of Ancient Greek Theatre’, Theatre Research International 30: 3-18.

(2003) ‘Spatio-Temporal Dynamics in Sophocles’ Oedipus the King’, University of Toronto Quarterly 72: 789-800.

(1999/2000) ‘Euripides, Tragedy and Macedon: Some Conditions of Reception’, in: Cropp, M., K. Lee and D. Sansone (eds.) Euripides and Tragic Theatre in the Late Fifth Century. Illinois Classical Studies 24/25: 451-67.
 
(1999) ‘The Shape of the Athenian Orchestra in the Fifth Century: Forgotten Evidence’. Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 128: 25-28.

(1998) ‘The Text of Iliad 18,603-6 and the Presence of an aoidos on the Shield of Achilles’. Classical Quarterly n.s. 48: 29-38.

(1997) ‘Cratinus’ Dionysalexandros and the Head of Pericles’, Journal of Hellenic Studies 117: 197-200. 



 


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