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Violence Performed: Local Roots and Global Routes of Conflict

Violence Performed: Local Roots and Global Routes of Conflict

by P. Anderson
     
 

ISBN-10: 023053726X

ISBN-13: 9780230537262

Pub. Date: 01/06/2009

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

This topical collection explores the relationship between violence and performance. The authors offer fresh theoretical perspectives and examine media as diverse as street theatre, performance art, photography and cinema in locations as diverse as Korea and South Africa to India and Israel.

Overview

This topical collection explores the relationship between violence and performance. The authors offer fresh theoretical perspectives and examine media as diverse as street theatre, performance art, photography and cinema in locations as diverse as Korea and South Africa to India and Israel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230537262
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
01/06/2009
Series:
Studies in International Performance Series
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
391
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Violence Performed; P.Anderson and J.Menon
Sublime Trauma: The Violence of Ethical Encounter; L.Wade
The "Outsider" Outside: Performing Immigration in French Street Theatre; S.Haedicke
The Poetics of Displacement and the Politics of Genocide in Three Plays about Rwanda; L.Edmondson
The Case for Postcolonial Liberalism in Hanif Kureishi's My Son the Fanatic ; E.Kent
Decorated Death and the Double Whammy: Attempting to Erase the Excluded through Minstrelsy and Lynching; B.Lewis
Sacrificial Practices: Creating the Legacy of Stephen Lawrence; M.K.Dahl
Violence Makes the Body Politic(al): Technologies of Corporeal Literacy in Indian Democracy; M.Dodd
Performance, Transitional Justice, and the Law: South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission; C.Cole
'To Lie Down to Death for Days': The Turkish Hunger Strike, 2000-2003; P.Anderson
The Arts of Resistance: Arundhati Roy, Denise Uyehara, and the Ethno-global Imagination; K.Katrak
Violent Reformations: Image Theatre with Youth in Conflict Regions; S.A.Kuftinec
Narrative Representations of Violence and Terrorism: Tragedy and History in Hanoch Levin's Theatre; F.Rokem
Not So Innocent Landscapes: Remembrance, Representation, and the Disappeared; M.Phelan
Directing Tourists and Escapees: North Korea's Two Conflicting National Performances; S-Y.Kim
Abu Ghraib and the Society of the Spectacle of the Scaffold; J.McKenzie
Performance Complexes: Abu Ghraib and the Culture of Neoliberalism; T.Perucci
Afterword: 'In the Valley of the Shadow of Death': The Photographs of Abu Ghraib; P.Phelan
Index

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