World Theories of Theatre

World Theories of Theatre

by Glenn A. Odom

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138822566
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/29/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 314
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Glenn Odom is a senior lecturer in the Department of Drama, Theatre, and Performance at the University of Roehampton.

Table of Contents



Introduction: World, Theory, Theatre

Part 1: Theoretical Questions

  • Aesthetics
  • Theatre and Politics
  • Decolonization, Hybridity, Postcoloniality, Interculturalism, and Globalization
  • Identity / The Actor
  • Modernity and Theatre
  • Toward a Theorization of Gender in World Theatre

Part 2: Cultural and Literary Theory

  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • North Africa and the Middle East
  • Australia and New Zealand
  • East Asia
  • India

Theory and Practice


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