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Theatre and performance in the Asia-Pacific : regional modernities in the global era

Author: Denise Varney; Peter Eckersall; Chris Hudson; Barbara Hatley
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: Studies in international performance.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an analysis of the theatrical imaginative as it manifests in theatre and performance in Australia, Indonesia, Japan and Singapore. The sites encompass marked differences in language, performance, history and politics, and variations in the solidity and volatility of their imagined worlds. Recognizing these differences, the book explores contrasts in each nation as it identifies with the region and the
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Varney, Denise.
Theatre and performance in the Asia-Pacific.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
(DLC) 2013028998
(OCoLC)834978393
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Denise Varney; Peter Eckersall; Chris Hudson; Barbara Hatley
ISBN: 9781137367891 113736789X
OCLC Number: 854566989
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 253 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : Regional modernities in the global era --
Part. I. Changing Forms of Theatre and Drama: Modern Australian drama : haunted by the past; Modernity and the self in Singapore : Emily of Emerald Hill; Modern drama and postcolonial modernity in Indonesia; Hirata Oriza's Tokyo notes and the new modern --
Part. II. Mobile Performance and Fluid Identities: Solid and liquid modernities in regional Australia; Staging Indonesian modernity after Suharto; 'Youth is not the only thing that passes at sonic speed' : speed and private lives in Okada Toshiki's The sonic life of a giant tortoise; Dramaturgy of the liquid : Cargo Kuala Lumpur-Singapore --
Part. III. Beyond Regionality : The Asia-Pacific's Global Reach: Australian adaptations : the European turn; Performing liquid modernity : Chay Yew's Visible cities in Singapore; Performing 'authentic Indonesia' transculturally; Kawamura Takeshi's theatre and the spectacle of adaptation --
Part. IV. Regional Flows: Cultural exchange, arts festivals and markers of modernity --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Studies in international performance.
Responsibility: Denise Varney, Peter Eckersall, Chris Hudson and Barbara Hatley.

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