The Plays of Martin Crimp: Making Theatre Strange

The Plays of Martin Crimp: Making Theatre Strange

by Vicky Angelaki


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230293717
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/27/2012
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

VICKY ANGELAKI is Lecturer in Drama at the Department of Drama and Theatre Arts, University of Birmingham, UK. She publishes on modern, recent and contemporary British and European theatre in relation to audience perception, spectatorship and citizenship, politics and aesthetics, as well as translation and adaptation within a broader cultural context.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction: Reaching Beneath the Surface Urban Materialism and the Self as Commodity The Artist and the Industry of Mass Consumption (Un)Spoken Violence and Domestic Power Relations Urban Violence, Social Class, Political Transgressions Translating There and Then into Here and Now In Lieu of a Conclusion: Spectator as Character Appendix: Details of Original Staging for Plays, Adaptations, Translations and Versions by Martin Crimp Notes Selected Critical Sources on Martin Crimp Index

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