A Trigger for a Discussion Exemplified with the Figure of Ivan Wojnicki in “Uncle Vanya” by Anton Chekhov Cover Image
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Semiotyka antropologiczna a interpretacja aktorska. Przyczynek do dyskusji na przykładzie postaci Iwana Wojnickiego w „Wujaszku Wani” Antoniego Czechowa
A Trigger for a Discussion Exemplified with the Figure of Ivan Wojnicki in “Uncle Vanya” by Anton Chekhov

Author(s): Robert Boroch
Subject(s): History, Cultural history
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: interpretation; role; anthropological semiotics; Uncle Vanya; Anton Chekhov

Summary/Abstract: The article discusses the problem of the actor’s interpretation (resp. workingon the role) from the perspective of anthropological semiotics. In this context, anactor’s part is treated as a social construct of the specific referential chain. Theexemplification materials are three actor’s interpretations of the figure of Wojnickifrom dramatic play Uncle Vanya by Atnon Chekhov (Zamachowski, Hudziak,Gancarczyk) staged between 1993 and 1994 in the following theatres: Teatr Studioin Warsaw (1993), Teatr Stary in Kraków (1993) and Teatr TV (1994).

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 9
  • Page Range: 200-211
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Polish