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Professor Stephen Elliot Wilmer
Fellow Emeritus, Drama

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

S E Wilmer, Life in the Posthuman Condition: Critical Responses to the Anthropocene, Edinburgh , Edinburgh University Press, 2023 Book, 2023

Yael Ronen: Devising Dramaturgy for an Interwoven World in, editor(s)Erika Fischer-Lichte, Christel Weiler and Torsten Jost , Dramaturgies of Interweaving: Engaging Audiences in an Entangled World, 2022, Routledge, 2022, pp176 - 196, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2022

S E Wilmer, Deleuze, Beckett, and the Art of Multiplicity, New Theatre Quarterly, 38, (2), 2022, p186 - 194 Journal Article, 2022

S E Wilmer, Maciunas: Eccentric Artist and Seminal Influence, Nordic Theatre Studies, 33, (1), 2021, p11 - 23 Journal Article, 2021

Yael Ronen: Devising Dramaturgy for an Interwoven World in, editor(s)Erika Fischer-Lichte, Christel Weiler, Torsten Jost , Dramaturgies of Interweaving: Engaging Audiences in an Entangled World, Abingdon, Routledge, 2021, pp148 - 168, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2021

S E Wilmer, Postmigrant Theatre, Szinhaz.net, 2021 Journal Article, 2021

S E Wilmer, Performing "Polishness", Pamietnik Teatralny, LXX, (2 (278)), 2021, p165 - 169 Journal Article, 2021

S E Wilmer, Maciunas: Eccentric Artist and Seminal Influence, Nordic Theatre Studies, 33, (1), 2021, p11 - 23 Journal Article, 2021

Nordic Theatre Studies, 32, 1, (2020), 1 - 178p, S E Wilmer, [eds.] Journal, 2020

Refugees as Multiplicities in, editor(s)Radek Przedpelski and S E Wilmer , Deleuze, Guattari and the Art of Multiplicities, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 2020, pp169 - 186, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2020

Radek Przedpelski and S. E. Wilmer, Deleuze, Guattari and the Art of Multiplicity, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 2020, 1 - 268pp Book, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

S. E. Wilmer, The Spirit of Fluxus as a Nomadic Art Movement, Nordic Theatre Studies, 26, (2), 2014, p84 - 93 Journal Article, 2014

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

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

Finland in, editor(s)David Wiles and Christine Dymkowski , Cambridge Companion to Theatre History, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2013, pp104 - 115, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, Native American Performance and Representation, Tucson, University of Arizona Press, 2009, 1 - 296pp 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)S. E. Wilmer , National Theatres in a Changing Europe, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008, pp1 - 6, [S. E. Wilmer] Book Chapter, 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, Performing Statelessness, Amfiteater, 1, (2), 2008, p52 - 66 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

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

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

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

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

S E Wilmer, Women in Greek Tragedy Today: A Reappraisal, Theatre Research International, 32, (2), 2007, p106 - 118 Journal Article, 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 Pirkko Koski, Humour and Humanity: Contemporary Plays from Finland, Helsinki, Like, 2006, 1 - 442pp Book, 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

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

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

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

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

German Romanticism and its Influence on Finnish and Irish Theatre in, editor(s)Helka Mäkinen, S E Wilmer, and W. B. Worthen , Theatre, History and National Identities, Helsinki, Helsinki University Press, 2001, pp15 - 69, [S E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 2001

S E Wilmer, Restaging the Nation: The Work of Suzan-Lori Parks, Modern Drama, 43, (3), 2000, p442 - 452 Journal Article, 2000

S E Wilmer, Partisan Theatre in the Early Years of the United States, Theatre Survey, 40, (2), 1999, p1 - 26 Journal Article, 1999

Seamus Heaney and the Tragedy of Stasis in, editor(s)Savas Patsalidis and Elizabeth Sakellaridou , (Dis) Placing Classical Greek Theatre, Thessaloniki, University Studio Press, 1999, pp221 - 231, [Steve E Wilmer] Book Chapter, 1999

Steve E Wilmer, Reifying Imagined Communities; Nationalism, Post-Colonialism and Theatre Historiography, Nordic Theatre Studies, 12, 1999, p94 - 103 Journal Article, 1999

Steve Wilmer, From British Colony to Independent Nation: Refashioning Identity, irish Journal of American Studies, 8, 1999, p119 - 178 Journal Article, 1999

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

Steve Wilmer, Federalist and Republican Theatre in the 1790s, Theatre Symposium, 5, 1997, p78 - 94 Journal Article, 1997

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

Steve Wilmer, The War in Northern Ireland as Greek Tragedy, Text and Presentation, 17, 1996, p80 - 87 Journal Article, 1996

Steve Wilmer, Europa:una unione di diversitá, Teatro in Europa, 13, 1995, p18 - 21 Journal Article, 1995

Steve Wilmer, Censoring Eugene O'Neill, Gramma, 2, 1994, p199 - 212 Journal Article, 1994

S E Wilmer, Beckett in Dublin, Dublin, Lilliput, 1992, 1 - 152pp Book, 1992

Stephen Wilmer, Travesties: Ideologies and the Irish Theatre, Krino, 13, 1992, p83 - 92 Journal Article, 1992

Steve Wilmer, Women in Irish Theatre, New Theatre Quarterly, 7, (28), 1991, p353 - 360 Journal Article, 1991

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

Steve E Wilmer, Irish Medeas: Revenge or Redemption (an Irish Solution to an International Problem), Eirene, 39, 2003, p254 - 263 Journal Article, 2003