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History, memory, performance

Author: D M Dean; Yana Meerzon; Kathryn Prince
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. ©2015
Series: Studies in international performance
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"History, Memory, Performance is an interdisciplinary collection of essays exploring performances of the past in a wide range of trans-national and historical contexts ranging from seventeenth century New France and nineteenth-century Russia to modern Australia, Brazil, Britain, Canada, Lebanon, Russia, and the United States. Contributions from theatre scholars and public historians address issues of shared interest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: e-books
History
Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: D M Dean; Yana Meerzon; Kathryn Prince
ISBN: 9781137393890 1137393890
OCLC Number: 1004655391
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xv, 292 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction / David Dean, Yana Meerzon, and Kathryn Prince --
Discursive practices and narrative models: history, poetry, philosophy / Freddie Rokem --
Performing pasts for present purposes: reenactment as embodied, performative history / Katherine Johnson --
Minding the gap: the choreographer as hyper-historian in oral history-based performance / Jeff Friedman --
Un/becoming nomad: Marc Lescarbot, movement, and metamorphosis in Les muses de la nouvelle France / VK Preston --
Group biography, montage, and modern women in Hooligans and Building Jerusalem / Nancy Copeland --
Alexander Pushkin's Boris Godunov as epic theatre / J. Douglas Clayton --
Shakespeare inside out: Hamlet as intertext in the USSR 1934-43 / Irena R. Makaryk --
Raoul Wallenberg on stage --
or at stake? Guilt and shame as obstacles in the Swedish commemoration of their Holocaust hero / Tanja Schult --
Staging Auschwitz, making witnesses: performances between history, memory, and myth / Rachel E. Bennett --
Real archive, contested memory, fake history: transnational representations of trauma by Lebanese War Generation artists / Johnny Alam --
Performing collective trauma: 9/11 and the reconstruction of American identity / Josy Miller --
Contemporary Brazilian theatre: memories of violence on the post-dictatorship stage / Cláudia Tatinge Nascimento --
Bent and the staging of the queer Holocaust experience / Samantha Mitschke --
Partners in conversation: ethics and the emergent practice of oral history performance / Edward Little and Steven High.
Series Title: Studies in international performance
Responsibility: edited by David Dean, Yana Meerzon, Kathryn Prince.

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History, Memory, Performance is an interdisciplinary collection of essays exploring performances of the past in a wide range of trans-national and historical contexts. At its core are contributions  Read more...

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