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Staging ageing : theatre, performance and the narrative of decline

Author: Michael Mangan
Publisher: Bristol : Intellect, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing primarily on the Western dramatic canon, on contemporary British theatre, on popular culture and on paratheatrical practices, Staging Ageing investigates theatrical engagement with ageing. It  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Mangan
ISBN: 9781783200139 1783200138
OCLC Number: 862761087
Description: 220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Mind, Body and Ageing in Drama, Theatre and Performance Part I: Frames and ContextsChapter 1: On GerontologyChapter 2: On Age, Stage and ConsciousnessPart II: Tragedy and ComedyChapter 3: On Liminality and Late Style: Oedipus at ColonusChapter 4: On Negative Stereotypes in Classical and Medieval DramaChapter 5: On Sex and the Senex: English Restoration ComedyChapter 6: On Dirty Old Men and Trickster FiguresPart III: MemoriesChapter 7: On Memory and Its ModesChapter 8: On Reminiscence, Interaction and InterventionPart IV: The Value(s) of Old AgeChapter 9: On LongevityChapter 10: On Institutions Chapter 11: On Song and DanceEpilogue: The Amazing One-Hundred-and-Sixty-One-Year-Old Woman
Responsibility: by Michael Mangan.

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'Mangan has written a key text on the subject that widens the debate and lays the ground for further study' -- Contemporary Theatre Review, Gianna Bouchard

 
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