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Agitated States Performance in the American Theater of Cruelty

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ISBN-10: 0472068113

ISBN-13: 9780472068111

Edition: 2002

Authors: Anthony J. Kubiak

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Description:

This book rethinks American history as theatre, and theatre as the ethos and substance of American life, ironically repudiated at every turn by the culture it produces.
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 7/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Prologue
Introduction/Second Manifesto: The American Theater of Cruelty
Warning Signs
Puritanism and the Early American Theaters of Cruelty
The Resistance to Theater in the Conquest of America
Confession
Ripping Good Time: History, Blindsight, and Amnesic Thought
Excursis: The Thought of an American Theater
Convulsions
What Child Is This? O'Neill, Albee, Shepard, and the Body of the Repressed
Splitting the Difference: Performance and Its Double in American Culture
Abdication
Nothing Doing
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Index