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Drama trauma : specters of race and sexuality in performance, video and art

Author: Timothy Murray
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In this interdisciplinary study, Tim Murray examines the artistic struggle over traumatic fantasies of race, gender, sexuality and power.


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Murray
ISBN: 0415157889 9780415157889 0415157897 9780415157896
OCLC Number: 222231603
Description: xiv, 305 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Performing Trauma: The Scare of Academic Cool --
2. Getting Stoned: Psychoanalysis and the Epistemology of Tragedy in Shakespeare --
3. Othello, An Index and Obscure Prologue to the History of Foul Generic Thoughts --
4. "Misshapen Chaos of Well-Seeming Forms": Specters of Jointure in Romeo and Juliet --
5. Patriarchal Panopticism, or the Enigma of a Woman's Smile: Getting Out in Theory --
6. The Play of Letters: Writing and Possession in Chucky's Hunch --7. Differa(n)ce: Screening the Camera's Eye in Afro-American Drama --
8. In Exile at Home: Tornado Breath and Unrighteous Fantasy in Robbie Mccauley's Indian Blood --
9. Camera Obscura Ideologica: From Vermeer to Video in All's Well That Ends Well --
10. The Contrast Hurts: Censoring the Ladies Liberty in Performance --
11. Televisual Fears and Warrior Myths: Mary Kelly Meets Dawn Dedeaux.
Responsibility: Tim Murray.
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' ... an intelligent, finely-argued, and always interesting book ... Murray provides a bravura performance of his own.' - Film-Philosophy

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