ISBN13:978-0472064588 ISBN10: 0472064584 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0472094585 ISBN10: 0472094580
Summary: This is the first comprehensive introduction to critical theory's rich and diverse contributions to the study of drama, theater, and performance.
Edition/Copyright: 92 Cover: Paperback Publisher: University of Michigan Press Published: 10/01/1992
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General Introduction Cultural Studies Introduction For Whom Is the King a King? Issues of Intercultural Production, Perception, and Reception in a Kathakali King Lear Performance Theory, Hmong Shamans, and Cultural Politics Under the "Trickster's" Sign: Toward a Reading of Ntozake Shange and Femi Osofisan David Henry Hwang's M. Butterfly and Philip Kan Gotanda's Yankee Dawg You Die: Repositioning Chinese-American Marginality on the American Stage Invasions Friendly and Unfriendly: The Dramaturgy of Direct Theater Semiotics and Deconstruction Introduction Alceste in Hollywood: A Semiotic Reading of The Misanthrope Unspeakable Justice: David Hare's Fanshen Textuality and Authority in Theater and Drama: Some Contemporary Possibilities After Marx Introduction Historicizing the Relations of Theatrical Production Resistance to Theory: The Contradictions of Post-Cold War Criticism Comedy About the Failure of Comedy: Stand-up Comedy and Postmodernism Performing All Our Lives: AIDS, Performance, Community Feminism Introduction Fe/male Impersonation: The Discourse of Camp Focus on the Body: Pain, Praxis, and Pleasure in Feminist Performance Practicing Cultural Disruptions: Gay and Lesbian Representation and Sexuality Mrs. Siddons Looks Back in Anger: Feminist Historiography for Eighteenth-Century British Theater Theater History and Historiography Introduction Annie Oakley and Her Ideal Husband of No Importance Theater and Dialogism The Doubled Subject and the New Playwrights Theatre, 1927-1929 Fascist Ideology and Theatricalization Hermeneutics and Phenomenology Introduction History, Hermeneutics, and Narrativity The Phenomenological Attitude Psychoanalysis Introduction The Violence of "We": Politicizing Identification Lacan's Antigone: A Case Study in Psychoanalytical Ethics Critical Convergences Introduction Theory/History/Revolution Ideology, Performance, and the Illusions of Demystification Contributors Index
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