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Stephen Elliot Wilmer
Fellow Emeritus, Drama

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Playing with Citizenship: NSK and Janez Jan a in, editor(s)Vessela S. Warner and Diana Manole , Staging Postcommunism: Alternative Theatre in Eastern and Central Europe after 1989, Iowa City, University of Iowa Press, 2019, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2019

S E Wilmer, Performing Statelessness in Europe, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, 1 - 244pp Book, 2018

stephen wilmer, National Theatres in Smaller European Countries, Szenárium, (April), 2018, p70 - 86 Journal Article, 2018

Steve Wilmer, Two East European Festivals, European Stages, 11, (1), 2018 Journal Article, 2018 URL

Invisible Mothers: Biopolitical Control in Ireland in, editor(s)Marina Gr inić and Aneta Stojnić   , Shifting Corporealities in Contemporary Performance: Danger, Im/mobility and Politics, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, pp217 - 230, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2018

S E Wilmer, Greek Tragedy as a Window on the Dispossessed, New Theatre Quarterly, 33, (3), 2017, p277 - 287 Journal Article, 2017

S E Wilmer, After Dada: Fluxus as a Nomadic Art Movement, New Theatre Quarterly, 33, (1), 2017, p59 - 64 Journal Article, 2017

stephen wilmer, Nemzeti színházak és identitåsépítés a kisebb európai országokban, Szcenárium, 7, (October), 2017, p5 - 20 Journal Article, 2017

Greek Tragedy as a Window on the Dispossessed in, editor(s)Małgorzata Budzowska / Burç İdem Dinçel / Jadwiga Czerwińska, / Katarzyna Chiżyńska , The Metamorphoses of Ancient Greek Myths, Frankfurt am Main, Peter Lang, 2017, pp191 - 205, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2017

S E Wilmer, "Cultural Encounters in Modern Productions of Greek Tragedy", Nordic Theatre Studies, 28, (1), 2016, p15 - 26 Journal Article, 2016 URL

S E Wilmer and Audrone Zukauskaite, Resisting Biopolitics: Philosophical, Political and Performative Strategies, New York, Routledge, 2016, 1 - 306pp Book, 2016

Critical Stages, 14, (2016), S E Wilmer and Azadeh Sharifi, [eds.] Journal, 2016

Azadeh Sharifi and S E Wilmer, Reflections on Theatre and Statelessness, Critical Stages, 14, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Nordic Theatre Studies, 27, 1, (2015), 1 - 116p, S E Wilmer, [eds.] Journal, 2015

S E Wilmer and Audrone Zukauskaite, Deleuze and Beckett, Houndmills, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 1 - 253pp Book, 2015

S. E. Wilmer, The Spirit of Fluxus as a Nomadic Art Movement, Nordic Theatre Studies, 26, (2), 2015, p84 - 93 Journal Article, 2015

S E Wilmer, Introduction: Theatre and the Nomadic Subject, Nordic Theatre Studies, 27, (1), 2015, p5 - 9 Journal Article, 2015

Postwar Protest Theatre in, editor(s)Jeffrey Richards , Oxford Handbook of American Drama, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2014, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2014

Gendering the Nation in Iconography and Historiography in, editor(s)Lisa Fitzpatrick , Performing Feminisms, Dublin, Carysfort Press, 2013, [S E Wilmer and Mary Caulfield] Book Chapter, 2013

Postdramatic Theatre in a time of Social and Cultural Change in Ireland in, editor(s)Guna Zeltina , Text in Contemporary Theater: the Baltics within the Context of World Experience, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars, 2013, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2013

The Baltic Way as a Political Performance of Subjectivization in, editor(s)Friedemann Kreuder, Michael Bachmann, Julia Pfahl, Dorothea Volz , Theater und Subjektkonstitution, Bielefeld, Transcript, 2012, [Steve Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2012

Theatre and Nation: Performing Statelessness in Ireland and Abroad in, editor(s)Rhona Trench , Staging Thought: Essays on Irish Theatre, Scholarship and Practice, Oxford, Peter Lang, 2012, [Steve Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2012

S E Wilmer, Negotiating the Archival Turn in Beckett Studies, Deleuze Studies, 6, (4), 2012, p585 - 588 Journal Article, 2012

Stephen Willmer, Subversive Over-identification; or, How to Address the Superego of Nationalism, Impuls: Tidsskrift for psykologi, 2, 2012, p112 - 119 Journal Article, 2012

Finland in, editor(s)David Wiles and Christine Dymkowski , Cambridge Companion to Theatre History, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2012, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2012

Steve Wilmer, Playing with citizenship: NSK and Janez Jan a , Citizenship Studies, 16, (5-6), 2012, p827 - 838 Journal Article, 2012

Irish Oresteias, Antigones and Medeas; Or, Women Get Their Own Back in, editor(s)Jan Nelis , Receptions of Antiquity, Gent, Academia Press, 2011, pp197 - 204, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2011

S E Wilmer, Renaming and Performative Reconstructions: the Uncanny Multiplication of Janez Jan a, Theatre Research International, 36, (1), 2011, p47 - 63 Journal Article, 2011

Theatrical Nationalism and Subversive Affirmation in, editor(s)Megan Alrutz, Julia Listengarten, M. Van Duyn Wood , Playing with Theory in Theatre Practice, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, pp86 - 101, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2011

S. E. Wilmer and Audrone Zukauskaite, Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, 448pp Book, 2010

Performing Antigone in the Twenty-first Century in, editor(s)S E Wilmer and Audrone Zukauskaite , Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, pp379 - 392, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2010

Stephen Wilmer, Staging Dissensus: the Baltic Way as a Performative Act to Reframe the Geo-political Sphere , Art History and Criticism, 6, 2010, p122 - 126 Journal Article, 2010

National Theatres and the Construction of Identity in Smaller European Countries in, editor(s)Hans van Maanen, Andreas Kotte, Anneli Saro , Global Changes, Local Stages: How Theatre Functions in Smaller European Countries, Amsterdam, Rodopi, 2009, pp23 - 40, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2009

S E Wilmer, Native American Performance and Representation, Tucson, University of Arizona Press, 2009, 1 - 296pp Book, 2009

Anna McMullan and S.E. Wilmer, Reflections on Beckett: A Centennial Celebration, Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 2009, 256pp Book, 2009

S E Wilmer, Theatrical Nationalism: Exposing the 'Obscene Superego' of the System, Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, 23, (2), 2009, p77 - 87 Journal Article, 2009

Introduction in, editor(s)Anna McMullan and S E Wilmer , Reflections on Beckett: A Centenary Celebration, Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 2009, pp1 - 5, [Anna McMullan and S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2009

steve wilmer, kobiety w tragedii greckiej dzis, Didaskalia, 83, 2008, p85 - 90 Journal Article, 2008

S E Wilmer, Performing Statelessness, Amfiteater, 1, (2), 2008, p52 - 66 Journal Article, 2008

Introduction in, editor(s)S. E. Wilmer , National Theatres in a Changing Europe, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008, pp1 - 6, [S. E. Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2008

S E Wilmer, Antigone as Homo Sacer in a Modern State of Exception, Amfiteater, 1, (1), 2008, p151 - 166 Journal Article, 2008

The Development of National Theatres in Europe in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries in, editor(s)S. E. Wilmer , National Theatres in a Changing Europe, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008, pp9 - 22, [S. E. Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2008

S E Wilmer, National Theatres in a Changing Europe, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008, 1 - 244pp Book, 2008

Unmasking Nationalism: Transnationalism versus National Identities in American Drama in, editor(s)Jose Maria Gutierrez Arranz and José María Gutiérrez Arranz , A Multicultural and Multifaceted Study of Ideologies and Conflicts related to the Complex Realities and Fictions of Nation and Identity represented in Contemporary Literature Written in English, Newcastle, Cambridge Scholars, 2008, pp179 - 196, [Steven E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2008

S E Wilmer, National Theatres in Transition, Methis, 3, 2008, p138 - 150 Journal Article, 2008

Nationalism and its Effects on the German Theatre, 1790-2000 in, editor(s)Simon Williams and Maik Hamburger , A History of German Theatre, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008, pp222 - 247, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2008

S E Wilmer, Women in Greek Tragedy Today: A Reappraisal, Theatre Research International, 32, (2), 2007, p106 - 118 Journal Article, 2007

Nationalism in Recent German Theatre: Post-traumatic Drama or Postdramatic Trauma in, editor(s)Mateusz Borowski and Malgorzata Sugiera , Fictional Realities/ Real Fictions: Contemporary Theatre in Search of a New Mimetic Paradigm, Newcastle, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007, pp149 - 164, [S. E. Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2007

Finding a Post-colonial Voice for Antigone: Seamus Heaney's Burial at Thebes in, editor(s)Lorna Hardwick and Carol Gillespie , Classics in Post-colonial Worlds, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2007, pp228 - 242, [S. E. Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2007

S E Wilmer, National Theatres in an Era of Transnationalism, Art History and Criticism, 2, 2006, p44 - 50 Journal Article, 2006

S E Wilmer and Pikko Koski, The Dynamic World of Finnish Theatre, Helsinki, Like, 2006, 1 - 182pp Book, 2006

Kansallisen teatterin historian kirjoittamisesta in, editor(s)Pirkko Koski , Teatterin ja Historian Tutkiminen, Helsinki, Like, 2006, pp90 - 104, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2006

S E Wilmer and Pirkko Koski, Humour and Humanity: Contemporary Plays from Finland, Helsinki, Like, 2006, 1 - 442pp Book, 2006

John Dillon and S E Wilmer, Rebel Women: Staging Ancient Greek Drama Today, London, Methuen, 2005, 272pp Book, 2005

Irish Medeas: Revenge or Redemption (an Irish Solution to an International Problem) in, editor(s)John Dillon and S E Wilmer , Rebel Women: Staging Ancient Greek Drama Today, London, Methuen, 2005, pp136 - 148, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2005

Pirkko Koski and S E Wilmer, Stages of Chaos: The Drama of Post-War Finland, Helsinki, SKS, 2005, 472pp Book, 2005

Introduction in, editor(s)John Dillon and S E Wilmer , Rebel Women: Staging Ancient Greek Drama Today, London, Methuen, 2005, ppxiii - xxv, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2005

Herder and European Theatre in, editor(s)Kiki Gounaridou, Jefferson , Staging Nationalism: Essays on Theatre and National Identity, North Carolina, and London, McFarland Publishers, 2005, pp63 - 85, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2005

S E Wilmer, Writing and Rewriting National Theatre Histories, Iowa City, Iowa University Press, 2004 Book, 2004

S E Wilmer, Theatre, Society and the Nation: Staging American Identities, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2002, 1 - 281pp Book, 2002

Helka Mäkinen, S E Wilmer, W. B. Worthen, Theatre, History and National Identities, Helsinki, Helsinki University Press, 2001 Book, 2001

Hans van Maanen and S E Wilmer, Theatre Worlds in Motion: Structures, Politics and Developments in the Countries of Western Europe, Amsterdam, Rodopi, 1998, 1 - 777pp Book, 1998

S E Wilmer, Portraits of Courage: Plays by Finnish Women, Helsinki, Helsinki University Press, 1997, 1 - 297pp Book, 1997

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Women in Greek Tragedy: A Question of Ethics? in, editor(s)Anna Tabaki and Walter Puchner , Theatre and Theatre Studies in the 21st Century, Athens, Ergo Publications, 2010, pp419 - 430, [Steve Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2010