Historically, horror has been a persistently favourite genre across a variety of artistic media. Since at least the eighteenth-century, with the rise of the gothic novel, horror has had a permanent place in literary fiction.
No Exit for a Dead Body: What to do With a Scripted Corpse?
Macbeth kills young Seyward on the field of battle, and Shakespeare gives us no stage direction telling us when or how to dispose of the body. If he has left us suggestions of any kind, they must reside entirely in dialogue that does not openly solve the problem or in stage directions that seem not to address it.
The Theatre Historian in the Mirror and Transformation of Space
During the past few years, a rising chorus of voices have begun to address the new theatre historiography. This historiography, though diversely understood, addresses both what the historian investigates and how s/he examines phenomena.
The Concept of the Suffering Demon as the Principle of Chaos
Every literary movement has its catalogue of themes to express aesthetic or philosophical tenets and to enhance the perception of its historical uniqueness. Symbolism, which rejected the stringent rules of the scientific approach to literature favoured by naturalism, devoted itself to the study of mathematically and accurately constructed world model on the other side of the mirror.