Queer Dramaturgies: International Perspectives on Where Performance Leads Queer

Queer Dramaturgies: International Perspectives on Where Performance Leads Queer

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Overview

This international collection of essays forms a vibrant picture of the scope and diversity of contemporary queer performance. Ranging across cabaret, performance art, the performativity of film, drag and script-based theatre it unravels the dynamic relationship performance has with queerness as it is presented in local and transnational contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349570287
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/14/2014
Series: Contemporary Performance InterActions
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 363
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Mojisola Adebayo, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. Alyson Campbell, University of Melbourne, Australia. Cüneyt Çak?rlar, Nottingham Trent University, UK. T.L. Cowan, The New School, New York City, USA. Sean F. Edgecomb, City University of New York, USA. João Florêncio, University of Exeter, UK. Stephen Greer, University of Glasgow, Scotland Deirdre Heddon, University of Glasgow, UK. R. Justin Hunt, University of Lincoln, UK. Amahl Khouri, Lebanese American University, Lebanon Bryce Lease, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Nando Messias, Theo Adams Company, UK. Tim Miller, Independent Performer, USA. Sarah Mullan, Queen Mary, University of London, UK. Lazlo Pearlman, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK. Eliza Steinbock, Leiden University, The Netherlands Fintan Walsh, Birkbeck, University of London, UK. Melissa Wansin Wong is, City University of New York, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Alyson Campbell and Stephen Farrier
PART I: THE NOTION OF A NATION
1. In Warsaw's New York: Krzysztof Warlikowski's Queer Interventions; Bryce Lease
2. Kisses Cause Trouble Le Vrai Spectacle: Queering the French, Frenching the Queer; Lazlo Pearlman
3. Performing Singapore's Queer Quandary: Walking the Tightrope between Sexual
Illegality and Neoliberal-enabled Subjectivity at Pink Dot and in Loo Zihan's Cane; Melissa Wansin Wong
4. Unsettling the Patriot: Troubled Objects of Masculinity and Nationalism; Cüneyt Çakirlar
5. No Matter Where I goL; Amahl Khouri
6. After Documentary Theatre: Exceptionality in National Theatre Wales' The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning; Stephen Greer
7. Everything You Know About Queerness You Learnt From Blackness: The Afri-Quia
Theatre of Black Dykes, Crips and Kids; Mojisola Adebayo
PART II: QUEER RETURNS: LOCATING QUEER TEMPORALITIES
8. A Hybrid Present Embodified: Dialectical Mimesis on the Translocal Cabaret Stage. César Enríquez's Disertaciones de la Chingada and Alexandra Tigchelaar's Les Demimondes; T.L. Cowan
9. Evoking the Strange Within: Performativity, Metaphor, and Translocal Knowledge in Derek Jarman's Blue; João Florêncio
10. That Lip-Syncing Feeling: Drag Performance as Digging the Past; Stephen Farrier
11. Queer Debts & Bad Documents: Taylor Mac's Young Ladies Of; R. Justin Hunt
12. Taking an Affective Approach to 'doing' Queer Histories in Performance: Queer Dramaturgy as a Reparative Practice of Erotohistoriography; Alyson Campbell
13. Queer Anachronisms: Reimagining Lesbian History in Performance; Sarah Mullan
PART III: QUEER MOVEMENTS: HOME AND AWAY
14. Cripqueer Performance: a dialogue. An Interview with Margrit Shildrick and Robert McRuer; Alyson Campbell and Stephen Farrier
15. Sissy That Walk: The Sissy's Progress; Nando Messias
16. Hand To Hand; Tim Miller. With an introduction by Deirdre Heddon
17. Taking it Lying Down: On the Labour of Gender Non-Compliance in Doran George's Live Art; Eliza Steinbock
18. Queer Performance and the Drama of Disorientation; Fintan Walsh
19. Queer Kinesis: Performance, Invocation, Transformation; Sean F. Edgecomb
Afterword
Index

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