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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Postdramatic Theatre and the Political : International Perspectives on Contemporary Performance.
London : Bloomsbury Publishing, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Enoch Brater; Mark Taylor-Batty
|Description:||1 online resource (337 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; HalfTitle; Series; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; Introduction Postdramatic Theatre and the Political; 1 Towards a Paradoxically Parallaxical Postdramatic Politics?; 2 Performing Dialectics in an Age of Uncertainty, or: Why Post-Brechtian . Postdramatic; Brechtian theatre and the binary dialectic; Post-Brechtian theatre as a response to a philosophical deficit; Einar Schleef and the persistence of the dialectic; A postdramatic Puntila outside history; The post-Brechtian is not the postdramatic. 3 Political Fictions and Fictionalisations: History as Material for Postdramatic Theatre4 A Future for Tragedy? Remarks on the Political and the Postdramatic; Epilogue; 5 Spectres of Subjectivity: On the Fetish of Identity in (Post- )Postdramatic Choreography; 6 Christoph Schlingensief's Rocky Dutschke, '68: A Reassessment of Activism in Theatre; The ambivalent inheritance of 1968; Revival and remembrance; Activists as role models: The melodrama; Activating the audience: The boxing match; The lesson. 7 Postdramatic Reality Theatre and Productive Insecurity: Destabilising Encounters with the Unfamiliar in Theatre from SydneyReality theatre and the postdramatic use of theatrical signifiers; CMI: Destabilising subjects and texts; Hotel/Chambermaids: 'Authentic' or 'fictional' stories?; 8 Postdramatic Labour in The Builders Association's Alladeen; 9 Acting, Disabled: Back to Back Theatre and the Politics of Appearance; 10 Parasitic Politics: Elfriede Jelinek's 'Secondary Dramas' Abraumhalde and FaustIn and out; Elfriede Jelinek's post-drama; The secondary drama --
a parasitic genre. Stemann's postdramatic production of AbraumhaldeParízek's postdramatic staging of FaustIn and out; Hearing voices in the in-between; 11 Phenomenology and the Postdramatic: A Case Study of Three Plays by Ewald Palmetshofer; Phenomenology: Corporeality or 'discipline of the imagination'?; Phenomenology and theatre; Palmetshofer; Postdramatic theatre; 12 Performing the Collective. Heiner Müller's 'Alone with These Bodies' ('Allein mit diesen Leibern')1 as a Piece for Postdrama; Why a 'poem'?; Reading 'Alone with These Bodies'; The 'politics' of theatre. 'Alone with These Bodies' as political theatreA challenge; Notes; Notes on Contributors; Index.
|Series Title:||Methuen drama engage.|