Paul Edwards: Selected Video Essays, 2004-2016

Curator: David P. Terry




Paul Edwards and The Video Essay as an Extension of Oral Interpretation    [essay/html & pdf]
David P. Terry

Annotations for Selected Essays, 2004-2016    [essay(s)/pdf]
Paul Edwards



The Video Essay: Performing Beyond Liveness    [video essay—49 minutes]
Paul Edwards

The Winter Barrel    [video essay—17 minutes]
Paul Edwards

Word and Tone    [video essay—30 minutes]
Paul Edwards

Up the River: A Video Mystory in Three Parts    [video essay—1 hour, 6 minutes]
Paul Edwards

Footnote: Julian Beck, Near the End of His Life,
Takes a Role on a Cop Show
    [video essay—52 minutes]
Paul Edwards

Call for Projects: Special Issue on the Video Essay     [CFP]
David P. Terry & Michael LeVan





<notes on contributors>

» Paul Edwards will retire from Northwestern’s School of Communication in the summer of 2019, God willing, after forty years of teaching there. For original adaptations of narrative fiction produced on Chicago stages, he is a three-time winner of the Joseph Jefferson Award, and a winner of the After Dark “John W. Schmid” Award. The NCA Performance Studies Division has recognized his work with two lifetime achievement awards: the Lilla Heston Award for Distinguished Research, and the Leslie Irene Coger Award for Distinguished Performance. Major teaching awards include: appointment as Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence (2007-10); the Clarence Simon Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring (2016); the Northwestern Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award (2001); the Fletcher Undergraduate Research Grant Prize (with Alex Benjamin, 2014); and a number of Faculty Recognition Awards, based on student nominations, from Northwestern’s Associated Student Government. Publications include: “Into the Abyss: Adapting Madame Bovary” (TriQuarterly 2009); “The Mechanical Bride of Yonville-l'Abbaye (Batteries Not Included)” (Opening Acts 2006); “Drift: Performing the Relics of Intention” (Theatre Annual 2003); “Neuschwanstein, or, The Sorrows of Priapus” (TPQ 1999); Unstoried (Theatre Annual 1999); “‘Lost Children’: Shostakovich and Lady Macbeth” (TPQ 1998); and “Libra at Steppenwolf” (TPQ 1995).

» David P. Terry is Assistant Professor of Performance Studies in the Department of Communication Studies at Louisiana State University.







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