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Critical Theory and Performance

ISBN-10: 0472068865
ISBN-13: 9780472068869
Edition: 2006
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Book details

List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 5/8/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.058
Language: English

Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction to the First Edition
Performance Analysis
Semiotics and Its Heritage
The Phenomenological Attitude
Alceste in Hollywood: A Semiotic Reading of The Misanthrope
Every Transaction Conjures a New Boundary
Postcolonial Studies
Performing History's Unsettlement
What Is to Be Remembered?: Tourism to Ghana's Slave Castle-Dungeons
For Whom Is the King a King? Issues of Intercultural Production, Perception, and Reception in a Kathakali King Lear
Critical Race Theory
Black/face Publics: The Social Bodies of Fraternidad
Virtual Chinatown and New Racial Formation: Performance of Cantonese Opera in the Bay Area
Theater History and Historiography
Theater Events and Their Political Contexts: A Problem in the Writing of Theater History
Representing History: Performing the Columbian Exposition
Kinesthetic Empathies and the Politics of Compassion
After Marx
Shadows of Brecht
Historicizing the Relations of Theatrical Production
Brecht and the Contradictory Actor
Gender and Sexualities
Mrs. Siddons Looks Back in Anger: Feminist Historiography for Eighteenth-Century British Theater
Practicing Cultural Disruptions: Gay and Lesbian Representation and Sexuality
Fe/male Impersonation: The Discourse of Camp
The Violence of "We": Politicizing Identification
Staging Sexual Injury: How I Learned to Drive
Immobile Legs, Stalled Words: Psychoanalysis and Moving Deaths
Performance Studies
Invasions Friendly and Unfriendly: The Dramaturgy of Direct Theater
Performance Theory, Hmong Shamans, and Cultural Politics
Animal Rites: Performing beyond the Human
Mediatized Cultures
Live from Cyberspace, or, I, Was Sitting at My Computer This Guy Appeared He Thought I Was a Bot
Virtually Yours: Presence, Liveness, Lessness
Dracula's Daughters: In-Corporating Avatars in Cyberspace

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