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Spectacular suffering : theatre, fascism, and the Holocaust

Author: Vivian M Patraka
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana Univ. Press, 1999.
Series: Unnatural acts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Considers how we remember historical instances of suffering and atrocity, framing its central questions to reflect larger cultural shifts in how we position ourselves in relation to history,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vivian M Patraka
ISBN: 0253335329 9780253335326 0253212928 9780253212924
OCLC Number: 185657701
Description: x, 159 s. ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Unnatural acts.
Responsibility: Vivian M. Patraka.


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"This is the first extended study I know of what the author calls a 'Holocaust performative'...[The author] asks what a 'holocaust performative' might look like and how such a study might illuminate Read more...

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