Theatre Matters: Performance and Culture on the World Stageby Richard Boon
Pub. Date: 04/28/2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This book focuses on how theatre can make and has made positive political and social interventions. See more details below
This book focuses on how theatre can make and has made positive political and social interventions.
Table of Contents
Foreword: a letter from Kingston Wole Soyinka; 1. Introduction Jane Plastow; 2. 'The Revolution as Muse': drama as surreptitious insurrection in a post-colonial, military state Femi Osofisan; 3. Making theatre for a change: two plays of the Eritrean liberation struggle Jane Plastow and Solomon Tsehaye; 4. Race matters in South African theatre Ian Steadman; 5. Dreams of violence: moving beyond colonialism in Canadian and Caribbean drama Christopher Innes; 6. The French-speaking Caribbean: journeying from the native land Carole-Anne Upton; 7. 'Binglishing' the stage: a generation of Asian theatre in England Jatinder Verma; 8. Popular theatre for the building of social awareness: the Indian experience Jacob Srampickal and Richard Boon; 9. The promise of performance: True Love/Real Love Paul Heritage; 10. Making America or making revolution: the theatre of Ricardo Halac in Argentina George Woodyard.
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