Theatre History and Historiography: Ethics, Evidence and Truth

Theatre History and Historiography: Ethics, Evidence and Truth

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137457271
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/06/2016
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 205
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

David Roberts, Birmingham City University, UK Rosemarie K. Bank, Kent State University, USA Viv Gardner, University of Manchester, UK Katherine Newey, University of Exeter, UK Poonam Trivedi, University of Delhi, India Alison Jeffers, University of Manchester, UK Heike Roms, Aberystwyth University, UK

Table of Contents

1.Introduction; Claire Cochrane and Jo Robinson
PART I: RE-WRITING (MASTER) NARRATIVES
2. Writing the Ethical Life: Theatrical Biography and the Case of Thomas Betterton; David Roberts
3. Ethics and Bias: Historiography and Anti-Theatrical Prejudice in Nineteenth-Century America; Rosemarie Bank
4. In the Eye of the Beholder: Recognising and Renegotiating the Scenario in Writing Performance Histories; Viv Gardner
PART II: 'OTHER' HISTORIES
5. Feminist Historiography and Ethics: a Case Study from Victorian Britain; Katherine Newey
6. Garrison Theatre in Colonial India: Issues of Variation; Poonam Trivedi
7. Facing the Face of the Other: the Case of the Nia Centre; Claire Cochrane
PART III: THE ETHICS OF EVIDENCE
8. Collecting And Re-Collecting: the Challenges and Possibilities of Developing a Social Archive in Post-Conflict Northern Ireland; Alison Jeffers
9. Mind the Gaps: Evidencing Performance and Performing Evidence in Performance Art History; Heike Roms
Bibliography
Index

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