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Edition:Rev. and enl. ed.
Imprint:Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2007.
Description:xii, 596 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subject:Theater -- Philosophy.
Theater -- Philosophy.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Reinelt, Janelle G.
Roach, Joseph R., 1947-
ISBN:9780472098866 (cloth : alk. paper)
0472098861 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780472068869 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0472068865 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface to the Second Edition
  • Introduction to the First Edition
  • Performance Analysis
  • Semiotics and Its Heritage
  • The Phenomenological Attitude
  • Alceste in Hollywood: A Semiotic Reading of The Misanthrope
  • Every Transaction Conjures a New Boundary
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Performing History's Unsettlement
  • What Is to Be Remembered?: Tourism to Ghana's Slave Castle-Dungeons
  • For Whom Is the King a King? Issues of Intercultural Production, Perception, and Reception in a Kathakali King Lear
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Black/face Publics: The Social Bodies of Fraternidad
  • Virtual Chinatown and New Racial Formation: Performance of Cantonese Opera in the Bay Area
  • Reality
  • Theater History and Historiography
  • Theater Events and Their Political Contexts: A Problem in the Writing of Theater History
  • Representing History: Performing the Columbian Exposition
  • Kinesthetic Empathies and the Politics of Compassion
  • After Marx
  • Shadows of Brecht
  • Historicizing the Relations of Theatrical Production
  • Brecht and the Contradictory Actor
  • Gender and Sexualities
  • Mrs. Siddons Looks Back in Anger: Feminist Historiography for Eighteenth-Century British Theater
  • Practicing Cultural Disruptions: Gay and Lesbian Representation and Sexuality
  • Fe/male Impersonation: The Discourse of Camp
  • Not-About-AIDS
  • Psychoanalysis
  • The Violence of "We": Politicizing Identification
  • Staging Sexual Injury: How I Learned to Drive
  • Immobile Legs, Stalled Words: Psychoanalysis and Moving Deaths
  • Performance Studies
  • Invasions Friendly and Unfriendly: The Dramaturgy of Direct Theater
  • Performance Theory, Hmong Shamans, and Cultural Politics
  • Animal Rites: Performing beyond the Human
  • Mediatized Cultures
  • Live from Cyberspace, or, I, Was Sitting at My Computer This Guy Appeared He Thought I Was a Bot
  • Virtually Yours: Presence, Liveness, Lessness
  • Dracula's Daughters: In-Corporating Avatars in Cyberspace
  • Contributors
  • Index