The SAGE Handbook of Performance Studies / Edition 1

The SAGE Handbook of Performance Studies / Edition 1

by D. Soyini Madison, Judith A. (Ann) Hamera
     
 

The SAGE Handbook of Performance Studies brings together, in a single volume, reviews of the major research in performance studies and identifies directions for further investigation. It is the only comprehensive collection on the theories, methods, politics, and practices of performance relating to life and culture. Edited by D. Soyini Madison and JudithSee more details below

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The SAGE Handbook of Performance Studies brings together, in a single volume, reviews of the major research in performance studies and identifies directions for further investigation. It is the only comprehensive collection on the theories, methods, politics, and practices of performance relating to life and culture. Edited by D. Soyini Madison and Judith Hamera, this Handbook serves scholars and students across the disciplines by delineating the scope of the field, the critical and interpretive methods used, and the theoretical and ethical presumptions that guide work in this exciting and growing area.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761929314
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
584
Sales rank:
747,965
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Performance Studies at the Intersections - D. Soyini Madison and Judith Hamera
Performance and Theory
Part I Introduction: Performance Trouble - Della Pollock
1. Stages: Queers, Punks, and the Utopian Performative - Jose Esteban Munoz
2. Never, Again - Rebecca Schneider
3. Performance and Globalization - Jon McKenzie
4. Performance, Performativity, and Cultural Poesis in Practices of Everyday Life - Judith Hamera
Performance and History
Part II Introduction: Performing History: A Politics of Location - Lisa Merrill
5. Genealogies of Performance Studies - Shannon Jackson
6. Memory, Remembering, and Histories of Change: A Performance Praxis - Della Pollock
7. Minstrelsy and Mental Metempsychosis: Mid-Nineteenth Century American Women's Performance Criticism - Gay Gibson Cima
8. What to Do When Nuclear War Breaks Out - Tracy C. Davis
Performance and Literature
Part III Introduction: Performance of and Beyond Literature - Paul Edwards
9. Shifting Contexts in Personal Narrative Performance - Kristin M. Langellier and Eric E. Peterson
10. The Constructed Self: Strategic and Aesthetic Choices in Autobiographical Performance - Lynn C. Miller and Jacqueline Taylor
11. The Strange Case of the Body in the Performance of Literature Classroom: An Enduring Mystery - Bruce Henderson
12. On the Bias: From Performance of Literature to Performance Composition - Ruth Laurion Bowman and Michael S. Bowman
13. Staging Paradox: The Local Art of Adaptation - Paul Edwards
Performance and Pedagogy
Part IV Introduction: Performance and Pedagogy - Bryant Keith Alexander
14. Fieldwork in the Performance Studies Classroom: Learning Objectives and the Activist Curriculum - Nathan Stucky
15. Ambulant Pedagogy - Mady Schutzman
16. Pedagogy on the Move: New Intersections in (Between) the Educative and the Performative - Greg Dimitriadis
17. Unlocking the Doors for Incarcerated Women Through Performance and Creative Writing - Kristen Bervig Valentine
18. The Politics and Ethics of Performance Pedagogy: Toward a Pedagogy of Hope - Norman K. Denzin
Performance and Ethnography
Part V Introduction: Performance and Ethnography, Performing Ethnography, Performance Ethnography - Iya Omi Osun Olomo (Joni L. Jones)
19. Dwight Conquergood's "Rethinking Ethnography" - D. Soyini Madison
20. Rethinking Ethnography: Towards a Critical Cultural Politics - Dwight Conquergood
21. Ethnography and the Politics of Adaptation: Leon Forest's Divine Days - Derek Goldman
22. "She Attempted to Take Over the Choreography of the Sex Act": Dance Ethnography and the Movement Vocabulary of Sex and Labor - Barbara Browning
23. Staging Fieldwork/Performing Human Rights - D. Soyini Madison
Performance and Politics
Part VI Introduction: Performance and Politics: Themes and Arguments - Judith Hamera and Dwight Conquergood
24. The Problem Democracy Is Supposed to Solve: The Politics of Community-Based Performance - Jan Cohen-Cruz
25. Black Performance Studies: Genealogies, Politics, Futures - E. Patrick Johnson
26. Lethal Theatre: Performance, Punishment, and the Death Penalty - Dwight Conquergood
27. Who Is This Ancestor?: Performing Memory in Ghana's Slave Castle-Dungeons (A Multimedia Performance Meditation) - Sandra L. Richards
28. The Polemics and Potential of Theatre Studies and Performance - Jill Dolan

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