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Demastes, William W.

Interrogating America through Theatre and Performance

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: America Defined and Refined
William W. Demastes

2. The Savage Other: “Indianizing” and Performance in Nineteenth-Century American Culture
Rosemarie K. Bank

3. Defining Faith: Theatrical Reactions to Pro-Slavery Christianity in Antebellum America
Amy E. Hughes

4. Negotiating a New Identity: Irish Americans and the Variety Theatre in the 1860s
Susan Kattwinkel

5. Drama and Cultural Pluralism in the America of Susan Glaspell’s Inheritors
Noelia Hernando-Real

6. Beneath the Horizon: Pipe Dreams, Identity, and Capital in Eugene O’Neill’s First Broadway Play
Jeffrey Eric Jenkins

7. Vernacularizing Brecht: The Political Theatre of the New Deal
Ilka Saal

8. Let Freedom Ring: Mordecai Gorelik’s Politicized Stage Designs
Anne Fletcher

9. Choreographing America: Redefining American Ballet in the Age of Consensus
Andrea Harris

10. Arthur Miller: In Memoriam
Christopher Bigsby

11. Menageries, Melting Pots, Movies: Tennessee on America
Janet V. Haedicke

12. Facts on Trial: Documentary Theatre and Zoot Suit
Jacqueline O’Connor

13. “The Ground on Which I Stand is I, too, Am America”: African American Cycle Dramatists, Dramas, and the Voice of Inclusion
Ladrica Menson-Furr

14. My Uncle Sam in Consumer Society: Len Jenkin and the Death of Death of a Salesman
Steve Feffer

15. From Paradise to Parasite: Information Theory, Noise, and Disequilibrium in John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation
Mike Heuvel

16. Not “Very Steven Spielberg”?: Angels in America on Film
Deborah R. Geis

17. Reflections in a Pool: Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses and Post-9/11 New York City
Andrea Nouryeh

18. An American Echo: Suzan-Lori Parks’s The America Play and James Scruggs’s Disposable Men
Robert Vorlicky

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Theatre History, Performing Arts, US History, Theatre and Performance Studies, Dance, History of the Americas

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History
Page amount
313 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230100787
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-61901-2

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