Watching War on the Twenty-First Century Stage: Spectacles of Conflict

Watching War on the Twenty-First Century Stage: Spectacles of Conflict

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472598660
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 07/27/2017
Series: Methuen Drama Engage
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author


Clare Finburgh is Senior Lecturer in Drama at the University of Kent, UK. As well as writing on British theatre and war, she specializes in French critical theory and theatre. She has co-written Jean Genet (with David Bradby, 2011) and co-edited Genet Politics and Performance (2006), Contemporary French Theatre and Performance (2011) and Rethinking Absurdist Theatre: Ecology, the Environment and the Greening of the Modern Stage (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

List of Illustrations

By Way of an Introduction

1. War and/as Spectacle

2. Helmets: Soldiering as Spectacle

3. Headscarves: 'Terrorism' as Spectacle

4. Hoods: Human Rights Abuses Omitted from Spectacle

Conclusion. 'Violence without Violence'

Bibliography

Index

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