Misplacement, or Lost and Found Objects
Martin Harries teaches at the University of California, Irvine, and works on twentieth-century theater, modernism, and theory. He is the author of two books, Forgetting Lot’s Wife: On Destructive Spectatorship (Fordham University Press, 2007) and Scare Quotes from Shakespeare: Marx, Keynes, and the Language of Reenchantment (Stanford University Press, 2000), while recent publications include “S.N. Behrman, Comedy, and the Extermination of the Jews: Broadway, Christmas Eve, 1934,” in Modern Drama. He is finishing “Theater after Film,” a book about the impact of mass culture on postwar drama.