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Jestrovic, Silvija

Performance, Exile and ‘America’

Jestrovic, Silvija - Performance, Exile and ‘America’, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Framing ‘America’ — Between Exilic Imaginary and Exilic Collective

Silvija Jestrovic, Yana Meerzon

Part 1. ‘America’ Between the Exilic Imaginary and the Exilic Collective

2. The Land of Air-Conditioning and Opportunity: America on the Irish Stage
Lisa Fitzpatrick

3. Ninety Miles Away: Exile and Identity in Recent Cuban-American Theatre
Yael Prizant

4. “An American Mile in Others’ Shoes”: The Tragicomedy of Immigrating to the Twenty-First-Century United States
Diana Manole

5. The American Landscape Reconsidered: On the Theatricality of Urban America in Russian Émigré Writings, with Special Focus on the Works of Vasily Aksyonov
Yana Meerzon

Part 2. American Performativity

6. Theatres in America: Brecht and Kafka
Freddie Rokem

7. America Relocated: Karel Čapek’s Robots between Prague, Berlin, and New York
Veronika Ambros

8. At Home in Exile: Finding America in Casablanca and Camino Real
Alan Ackerman

Part 3. America and the Other: From Representation to Intervention

9. Deterritorializing Voices: Staging the Middle East in American Theatre
Erith Jaffe-Berg

10. Current Trends in Arab-American Performance
Dalia Basiouny, Marvin Carlson

11. “We know you’re not Somalia”: Radical Performance and Canadian-American Exile in Ali & Ali and the aXes of Evil
Jerry Wasserman

12. Exiles and the City: Krzysztof Wodiczko’s New York Interventions of Making the Familiar Strange
Silvija Jestrovic

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Theatre History, Social History, Cultural History, Theatre and Performance Studies, North American Literature, Cultural Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Studies in International Performance
Page amount
279 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230250703
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36535-7

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