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The Routledge Reader in Politics and Performance

Edited by Jane de Gay, Lizbeth Goodman

Foreword by Sarah Daniels

Routledge – 2000 – 352 pages

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    March 9th 2000
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Description

The Routledge Reader in Politics and Performance brings together for the first time a comprehensive collection of extracts from key writings on politics, ideology, and performance.

Taking an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, and including new writings from leading scholars, the book provides material on:

* post-coloniality and performance theory and practice

* critical theories and performance

* intercultural perspectives

* power, politics and the theatre

* sexuality in performance

* live arts and the media

* theatre games.

Reviews

'A provocative collection of 50 writers … The extracts are short and well-chosen, and for that alone will be thumbed by student readers.' - Plays International

Author Bio

Lizbeth Goodman is at the University of Surrey. She is the author of Contemporary Feminist Theatres (1993), and Feminist Stages (1996) and editor of Routledge Reader in Gender and Performance (1998), and Literature and Gender (1996). Jane de Gay is Research Assistant on the Gender, Politics, Performance Research Project at the Open University. She is the sub-editor of the Routledge Reader in Gender and Performance.

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Description: Edited by Jane de Gay, Lizbeth GoodmanForeword by Sarah Daniels. The Routledge Reader in Politics and Performance brings together for the first time a comprehensive collection of extracts from key writings on politics, ideology, and performance. Taking an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, and including new...
Categories: History of Performance, Performance Theory, Performance Genres