Letters from Europe

Twitchin, Mischa. 2018. Letters from Europe. Performance Research, 23(4-5), pp. 453-455. ISSN 1352-8165 [Article]

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Reflecting on the ‘Letters from Europe’ originally published in the second issue of Performance Research (in 1994), ‘Apologies for my English’ explores writing ‘from Europe’ today (in 2018), where the question of translation between languages is largely pre-empted by English as a ‘universal’ second language. Considering how English currently orients the field of performance research and also what is implied in the register of ‘apologies’ (made within, rather than for, that supposed ‘universalism’), the article explores the resonances of English as itself a topic of and for developing performance research

Item Type:

Article

Identification Number (DOI):

https://doi.org/10.1080/13528165.2018.1506379

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Theatre and Performance (TAP)

Dates:

DateEvent
29 October 2018Published Online

Item ID:

24909

Date Deposited:

21 Nov 2018 15:34

Last Modified:

29 Apr 2020 01:26

Peer Reviewed:

Yes, this version has been peer-reviewed.

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/24909

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