Post-colonial Drama

Post-colonial Drama

Theory, Practice, Politics

eBook - 1996
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Post-Colonial Drama is the first full-length study to address the ways in which performance has been instrumental in resisting the continuing effects of imperialism. It brings to bear the latest theoretical approaches from post-colonial and performance studies to a range of plays from Australia, Africa, Canada, New Zealand, the Caribbean and other former colonial regions. Some of the major topics discussed in Post-Colonial Drama include:
* the interactions of post-colonial and performance theories
* the post-colonial re-stagings of language and history
* the specific enactments of ritual and carnival
* the theatrical citations of the post-colonial body
Post-Colonial Drama combines a rich intersection of theoretical approaches with close attention to a wide range of performance texts.
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
ISBN: 9780203421062
020342106X
Characteristics: ix, 344 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Tompkins, Joanne 1961-
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