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Bibliography of Works about Robert Lepage


Fréchette, Carole, and Lorraine Camerlain. " ‘L’arte è un veicolo’: Entretien avec Robert Lepage." Jeu 42 (1987): 107-26.

Manguel, Alberto. "Theatre of the Miraculous." Saturday Night Jan. 1989.

McAlpine, Alison. "Robert Lepage." In Contact with the Gods?: Directors Talk Theatre. Ed. Maria M. Delgado and Paul Heritage. Manchester: Manchester UP, 1996. 129-57.

Salter, Denis. "Borderlines: An Interview with Robert Lepage and Le Théâtre Repère." Theater 24.3 (1993): 71-79.

Tousignant, Isa. "Faded Possibilities: A Conversation with Robert Lepage." Take One December-February 2000: 14-18.

Truchlar, Leo. "Geometry of Miracles: An Interview with Robert Lepage." Moderne Sprachen: Zeitschrift des Verbandes der Österreichischen Neuphilologen 43.1 (1999): 85-89


Who’s That Nobody from Quebec? Omnibus-BBC 1.20 October 1992. Hauer Rawlence and BBC, 1992.

Breaking a Leg: Robert Lepage and the Echo Project. Dir. Donald Winkler. Montreal: NFB, 1992.

Les 7 paroles de Robert Lepage. Dir. Michel Duchesne. Montreal: Cinema 3180 B.E., 1997.

Robert Lepage. Vol. 6 of The Directors. Dir. Larry Shapiro. World Affairs Television-PBC Adult Learning Services, 1998-99.

Robert Lepage: Tuned on a Different Frequency. Dir. Martin Fournier et al. Quebec: In Extremis Images, 2003.

Articles and Books

Ackerman, Marianne. "Alanienouidet: Simultaneous Space and Action." Canadian Theatre Review 70 (1992): 32-34.

Beauchamp, Helene 1994 "The Repere Cycles: From Basic to Continuous Education." Canadian Theatre Review 78 (1994): 26-31.

Beddows, Joël. "Le Texte shakespearien et son image au Canada francophone." ALFA: Actes de Langue Française et de Linguistique/Symposium on French Language and Linguistics 10-11 (1997-1998): 61-73.

Bunzli, James R. "The Geography of Creation: Décalage as Impulse, Process, and Outcome in the Theatre of Robert Lepage." TDR 43.1 (1999): 79-103.

____. Looking into the Mirror: Décalage and Identity in the Solo Performances of Robert Lepage. Bowling Green State U, 1996.

Carson, Christie. "Celebrity by Association: Tectonic Plates in Glasgow." Canadian Theatre Review 74 (1993): 46-50.

Couture, Claude. "La Censure, Le Confessionnal ou le stéréotype d’une sociététraditionnelle ‘unique’." Francophonies d’Amérique 8 (1998): 153-60.

Charest, Rémy. Robert Lepage: Quelques zones de liberté. Québec: L’Instant même, 1995. (Translated as Robert Lepage: Connecting Flights. Trans. Wanda Romer Taylor. London: Methuen , 1997.)

Dault, Gary Michael. "Robert Lepage’s Le Confessionnal and Le Polygraphe: A Rumination." Take One Spring 1997: 17-21.

Donohoe, Joseph I., and Jane M. Koustas. Theater sans frontières: Essays on the Dramatic Universe of Robert Lepage. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State UP, 2000.

Dundjerovic, Aleksandar. The Cinema of Robert Lepage: The Poetics of Memory. London: Wallflower Press, 2003.

Dundjerovic, Aleksandar. The Theatricality of Robert Lepage. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2007.

____. "The Multiple Crossings to The Far Side of the Moon: Transformative mise-en-scène." Contemporary Theatre Review 13.2 (2003): 67-82.

____. "Narrative as Myth and Memory: The Cinema of Robert Lepage." Vertigo Spring 2003: 8-9.

Dvorak, Marta. "L’Altéritéet les modes de non-traduction: un regard sur Robert Lepage." Etudes Canadiennes/Canadian Studies: Revue Interdisciplinaire des Etudes Canadiennes en France 22.41 (1996): 57-70.

____. "Représentations récentes des Sept branches de la rivière Ota et d’ Elseneur de Robert Lepage." Dalhousie French Studies 41 (1997): 139-50.

Fouquet, Ludovic. Robert Lepage, l’horizon en images: essai. Québec: L’Instant meme, 2005.

Frieze, James. "Channelling Rubble: Seven Streams of the River Ota and After Sorrow." Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism 12. 1 (1997): 133-42.

Gibson, K. Jane. "Seeing Double: The Map-Making Process of Robert Lepage." Canadian Theatre Review 97 (1998): 18-23.

Gibson, Margaret. "The Truth Machine: Polygraphs, Popular Culture and the Confessing Body." Social Semiotics 11.1 (2001): 61-73.

Godard, Barbara. "Between Performative and Performance: Translation and Theatre in the Canadian/Quebec Context." Modern Drama 43 (2000): 327-58.

Grace, Sherrill E. "Incorporating ‘Butterfly’ in Plays by David Henry Hwang and Robert Lepage." The Hannan Ronshu 10.2 (2001): 11-25.

Harvie, Jennifer. "Robert Lepage." Postmodernism: The Key Figures. Ed. Hans Bertens and Joseph Natoli. Malden , MA: Blackwell, 2002.

____, and Erin Hurley. "States of Play: Locating Québec in the Performances of Robert Lepage, Ex Machina and the Cirque du Soleil." Theatre Journal 51 (1999): 299-315.

Hébert, Chantal, and Irène Perelli-Contos. La Face cachée du theatre de l"image. Sainte-Foy, Que.: Presses de l’UniversitéLaval, 2001.

Hodgdon, Barbara. "Looking For Mr. Shakespeare after ‘The Revolution’: Robert Lepage’s Intercultural Dream Machine." Shakespeare, Theory and Performance. Ed. James C. Bulman. London: Routledge, 1996. 68-91.

____. "Macbeth at the Turn of the Millenium." Shakespearean Illuminations: Essays in Honor of Marvin Rosenberg. Ed. Jay L. Halio and Hugh Richmond. Newark , DE: U of Delaware P, 1998. 147-63.

____. "Robert Lepage’s Intercultural Dream Machine." New Casebooks: Shakespeare in Performance. Ed. Robert Shaughnessy. New York: St. Martin's, 2000. 194-217.

____. "Splish Splash and The Other: Lepage’s Intercultural Dream Machine." Essays in Theatre/Etudes Théâtrales 12.1 (1993): 29-40.

Huffman, Shawn. "Charting Affect through Drift in Robert Lepage’s Tectonic Plates ." RS SI: Littérature et Science/Literature and Science 17.1-3 (1997): 193-210.

Hunt, Nigel. "The Global Voyage of Robert Lepage." TDR 33:2 (1989):104-18.

____. "The Moving Language of Robert Lepage." Theatrum 6 (1997): 25-32.

Innes, Christopher. "Beyond Categories (Redefining ‘Mainstream’)." Beyond the Mainstream. Ed. Peter Paul Schnierer. Trier, Germany: Wissenschaftlicher, 1996. 55-67.

____. "Machines of the Mind." Canada Research Chair in Performance & Culture. 2003-2004. 4 June 2004

Irvin, Polly. "Robert Lepage." Directing for the Stage. Hove: RotoVision, 2003. 60-71.

Knowles, Richard Paul. "From Dream to Machine: Peter Brook, Robert Lepage, and the Contemporary Shakespearean Director as (Post) Modernist." Theatre Journal 50.2 (1998): 189-206.

Koustas, Jane. "Shifting Identities in the Theatre of Robert Lepage: The Seven Streams of the River Ota." Identity, Community, Nation: Essays on Canadian Writing. Ed. Danielle Schaub and Christl Verduyn. Jerusalem: Magnes, 2002. 136-48.

Lavender, Andy. Hamlet in Pieces: Shakespeare Reworked. Peter Brook, Robert Lepage, Robert Wilson. London: Nick Hern, 2001.

Lefebvre, Martin. "A Sense of Time and Place: The Chronotope in I Confess and Le Confessionnal." Québec Studies 26 (1998-1999): 88-98.

Lieblein, Leanore. "Theatre Archives at the Intersection of Production and Reception: The Example of Québécois Shakespeare." Textual and Theatrical Shakespeare: Questions of Evidence. Ed. Edward Pechter. Iowa City: U of Iowa P; 1996. 164-80.

MacDougall, Jill R. Performing Identities on the Stages of Quebec. New York: Peter Lang, 1997.

Maguire, Laurie E. "‘Oh Be Some Other Name’: Translating Romeo and Juliet." Shakespeare: Text and Theater: Essays in Honor of Jay L. Halio. Ed. Lois Potter and Arthur F. Kinney. Newark , DE: U of Delaware P, 1999. 266-84.

Manning, Erin. "The Haunted Home: Colour Spectrums in Robert Lepage’s Le Confessional." Canadian Journal of Film Studies 7:2 (1998): 49-65.

McCall, Gordon. "Two Solitudes: A Bilingual Romeo et Juliette." Canadian Theatre Review 62 (1990): 35-41.

Mendenhall, Marie. "Through The Lens of Robert Lepage: Special Effects in Theater and Film." West Virginia University Philological Papers 47 (2000): 96-102.

Pavlovic, Diane. "Du décollage à l’envol." Jeu 42 (1987): 86-99.

____. "Reconstitution de la Trilogie." Jeu 45 (1987): 37-82.

Rewa, Natalie. "Clichés of Ethnicity Subverted: Robert Lepage’s La Trilogie des dragons." Theatre History in Canada/Histoire du Theatre au Canada 11.2 (1990): 148-61.

Roy, Irène. Le Théâtre Repère: du ludique au poétique dans le théâtre de recherche. Québec, Que.: Nuit blanche, 1993.

Salter, Denis. "Between Wor(l)ds: Lepage’s Shakespeare Cycle." Theater 24.3 (1993): 61-70.

Simon, Sherry. "Robert Lepage and Intercultural Theatre." Canadian Culture and Literature and a Taiwan Perspective. Ed. Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek and Yiu-nam Leung. Edmonton, AB-Hsinchu, Taiwan: Research Institute for Comparative Literature, University of Alberta-Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Tsing Hua University, 1998. 125-43.

Steen, Shannon. "Bodies, Technologies, and Subjectivities: The Production of Authority in Robert Lepage’s Elsinore." Essays in Theatre/Etudes Théâtrales 16. 2 (1998): 139-51.

Telmissany, May. "Le Citation filmique comme anachronisme." Essays on Canadian Writing 76 (2002): 247-62.

Wehle, Philippa. "Robert Lepage’s Seven Streams of the River Ota – Process and Progress." Theatre Forum 8 (1996): 29-36.

Ziraldo, Cristiana. "Lepage’s Polygraphe in Italy." Canadian Theatre Review Winter 2001: 16-19.

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