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Neoliberalism and global theatres : performance permutations

Author: Lara D Nielsen; Patricia A Ybarra
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series: Studies in international performance.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

How do theatre and performance transmit and dispute ideologies of neoliberalism? The essays in this anthology examine the mechanisms and rhetorics of contemporary multinational and transnational  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lara D Nielsen; Patricia A Ybarra
ISBN: 9780230278318 0230278310
OCLC Number: 796933173
Description: xii, 316 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: heterotopic transgressions and interventions: the (il)liberal neoliberal / Lara D. Nielsen --
Nintendo Museum: intercultural pedagogy, neoliberal citizenship, and a theatre without actors / Margaret Werry --
Archeologies of empire: colonial Hollywood and the neoliberal academy / Sebastian Calderón Bentin --
Neoliberalism, the arts, and the global university / Eng-Beng Lim --
Branding the revolution: Hair redux / David Savran --
I feel for you / Patrick Anderson --
Staging a moving map in Byron Au Yong's and Aaron Jafferis's Stuck elevator / Karen Shimakawa --
Fighting for a future in a free trade world / Patricia Ybarra --
Unchecked popularity: neoliberal circulations of black social dance / Thomas F. DeFrantz --
Model dissent: Lưu Quang Vũ and the melodramatic performance of renovation in post-war Vietnam / Khai Thu Nguyen. Representational practices and real abstractions in early eighteenth-century London / Michal Kobialka --
The gift of the New Orleans second line / Margaret M. Olsen --
Wole Soyinka's The beatification of area boy as neoliberal kaleidoscope / Catherine M. Cole --
Teatro visión and the limits of Chicano politics in neoliberal space / Jon D. Rossini --
Repairing Teatro Oficina Perdiz / Nitza Tenenblat --
Palimpsestic city: nostalgia and adaptation in neoliberal Bangalore / Jisha Menon --
Desiring the stage: the interplay of mobility and resistance / Rachmi Diyah Larasati --
Aquatopia: Harmattan Theater, neoliberal provisionality, and the future of water / May Joseph.
Series Title: Studies in international performance.
Responsibility: edited by Lara D. Nielsen and Patricia Ybarra.
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"There is much to recommend in this impressive book, and the many critical approaches it synthesises are impossible to summarise in a short review." - Louise Owen, Contemporary Theatre Review Read more...

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