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  1. Live Art in LA

    Performance in Southern California, 1970 - 1983

    Edited by Peggy Phelan

    Live Art in LA: Performance Art in Southern California , 1970-1983 documents and critically examines one of the most fecund periods in the history of live art. The book forms part of the Getty Institute’s Pacific Standard Time initiative – a series of exhibitions, performance re-enactments and...

    Published May 21st 2012 by Routledge

  2. Mourning Sex

    Performing Public Memories

    By Peggy Phelan

    This is a book about the exhilaration and the catastrophe of embodiment. Analyzing different instances of injured bodies, Peggy Phelan considers what sustained attention to the affective force of trauma might yield for critical theory. Advocating what she calls "performative writing", she creates...

    Published February 27th 1997 by Routledge

  3. Unmarked

    The Politics of Performance

    By Peggy Phelan

    Unmarked is a controversial analysis of the fraught relation between political and representational visibility in contemporary culture. Written from and for the Left, Unmarked rethinks the claims of visibility politics through a feminist psychoanalytic examination of specific performance texts -...

    Published January 7th 1993 by Routledge

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