Publications and Drafts


“Theatre and Embodied Collective Reflexivity.” Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism 34.2 (2020): 71-91, Download
“Big History.” In Theatre, Performance and Change, ed. Stephani Etheridge Woodson and Tamara Underiner. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. 261-69.Purchase on Amazon
“Online Role-playing Games and the Definition of Theatre.” New Theatre Quarterly: 33.4 (2017): 345-59. (The download link to the right is to the Original Manuscript. Contact me regarding the published version.)Original manuscript Download
“Embodied Collective Reflexivity: Peircean Performatives.” Journal of Critical Realism 16.1 (2017): 43-69. (The download link to the right is to the Accepted Manuscript. Contact me regarding the published version.)Accepted manuscript Download
General Editor and co-author, Theatre Histories: An Introduction, Third Edition. Co-authored with Bruce McConachie, Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei, and Tamara Underiner. New York: Routledge, 2016.Purchase on Amazon
Theatre, Communication, Critical Realism. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Reviewed in Theatre Journal, Theatre Survey, and Contemporary Theatre Review. A Choice “Highly Recommended” title.Purchase on Amazon
“Aesthetics,” “Cognitive Science,” “Culture, Cultural Analysis,” and “Signs, Semiology, Semiotics.” In Dictionary of Critical Realism. Ed. Mervyn Hartwig. London: Routledge, 2007.Purchase on Amazon
“Performance Strategies, Image Schemas, and Communication Frameworks.” In Performance and Cognition: Theatre Studies and the Cognitive Turn. Ed. Bruce McConachie and F. Elizabeth Hart. London: Routledge, 2006. 76-94.Purchase on Amazon
“Critical Realism and Performance Strategies.” In Staging Philosophy: Intersections of Theatre, Performance, and Philosophy. Ed. David Krasner and David Z. Saltz. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2006. 57-84.Purchase on Amazon
“From Embodiment to Agency: Cognitive Science, Critical Realism, the Framework of Communication.” Journal of Critical Realism 3.1 (2004): 103-32. Download
Performing Democracy: International Perspectives on Urban Community-Based Performance. Co-edited with Susan Haedicke. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2001.Purchase on Amazon
“Social Ontology and (Meta)theatricality: Reflexions on Performance and Communication in History.” Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism 14.2 (2000): 3-39. Download
“Signs, Social Ontology, and Critical Realism.” Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 28.1 (1998): 1-24. Download
“Performance, Hegemony, and Communication Practices: Toward a Cultural Materialist Analysis.” Theatre Annual 49 (1996): 3-14. Download
“Science, History, Theatre: Theorizing in Two Alternatives to Positivism.” Theatre Journal 45 (1993): 505-27.
“Self-Possessed Jonson: Reason, Will, Ownership, Power.” Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism 8.1 (1993): 5-17. Download
“Mementos of Things to Come: Orality, Literacy, and Typology in the Biblia pauperum.” In Printing the Written Word: The Social History of Books, c. 1450-1520. Ed. Sandra Hindman. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1991. 292-321.Purchase on Amazon
“Literacy, Tyranny, and the Invention of Greek Tragedy.” Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism 3.2 (1989): 53-71. Download
Downloadable Drafts
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