AIDS, Social Change and Theater: Performance As Protest

AIDS, Social Change and Theater: Performance As Protest

by Taylor and Francis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815321597

ISBN-13: 9780815321590

Pub. Date: 12/28/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815321590
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Series:
Studies in American Popular History and Culture
Pages:
209
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Ch. IIntroduction3
1Politically Constructing the AIDS Crisis7
2Why Performance?26
3Preview and Limitations39
4Scope and Significance41
Ch. IIConventional Theater: As Is and the Normal Heart49
1The Texts51
2Critical Responses67
3Effectiveness76
Ch. IIIPerformance Art: Karen Finley and Tim Miller91
1What is Performance Art?92
2The NEA Controversy95
3Karen Finley: We Keep Our Victims Ready97
4Tim Miller: Stretch Marks112
5Comparisons and Conclusions116
Ch. IVBeyond the Theater: The AIDS Memorial Quilt, "Condom Day" and "Stop the Church"135
1History of the NAMES Project and ACT UP136
2The Performances140
3Responses to Events145
4Effectiveness159
5Comparisons and Conclusions167
Ch. VConclusion177
Bibliography183
Index203

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