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Post-Colonial Drama: Theory, Practice, Politics

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Post-Colonial Drama: Theory, Practice, Politics

Helen Gilbert, Joanne Tompkins, "Post-Colonial Drama: Theory, Practice, Politics"
R-ge | ISBN: 0415090237 | 1996 | PDF | 355 pages | 2 mb

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.



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