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Theatre and human rights after 1945 : things unspeakable

Author: Emilie Morin; Mary Luckhurst
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
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This volume investigates the rise of human rights discourses manifested in the global spectrum of theatre and performance since 1945. Essays address topics such as disability, discrimination indigenous rights, torture, gender violence, genocide and elder abuse.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Luckhurst, Mary.
Theatre and Human Rights after 1945 : Things Unspeakable.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emilie Morin; Mary Luckhurst
ISBN: 9781137362308 1137362308
OCLC Number: 922951302
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 254 pages)
Contents: Introduction: theatre and the rise of human rights / Mary Luckhurst and Emilie Morin --
Colonial legacies and the unspeakable. Unspeakable tragedies: censorship and the new political theatre of the Algerian War of independence / Emilie Morin --
Beyond articulation: Brian Friel, civil rights, and the Northern Irish conflict / Michael Mcateer --
Unspeakability and ethnicity. Lapsing into democracy: magnet theatre and the drama of unspeakability in the new South Africa / Mark Fleishman --
The great Australian silence: aboriginal theatre and human rights / Maryrose Casey --
Returning histories, listening, and trauma. Disappearing history: listening and trauma in Ariel Dorfman's Death and the maiden / Cathy Caruth --
Hungry ghosts and inalienable remains: performing rights of repatriation / Emma Cox --
Representing genocide at home: Ishi, again / Catherine M. Cole --
Theatres of advocacy and western liberalism. The politics of telling and workers' rights: the case of Mike Daisey / Carol Martin --
Gender-based violence and human rights: participatory theatre in post-genocide Rwanda / Ananda Breed --
Jalila Baccar and Tunisian theatre: we will not be silent / Marvin Carlson --
Militancy and contemporary invisibilities. Defixio: disability and the speakable legacy of John Belluso / Michael M. Chemers --
Theatre and elder abuse / Mary Luckhurst.
Responsibility: edited by Mary Luckhurst and Emilie Morin.

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