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Hopkins, D. J.

Performance and the City

Hopkins, D. J. - Performance and the City, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: City/Text/Performance
Kim Solga, D. J. Hopkins, Shelley Orr

Part I. Pedestrianisms, or Remembering the City

2. Ways to Walk New York After 9/11
Marla Carlson

3. Memory/Memorial/Performance: Lower Manhattan, 1776/2001
D. J. Hopkins, Shelley Orr

4. Patricide and the Passerby
Rebecca Schneider

Part II. Urban Performance and Cultural Policy

5. Multicultural Text, Intercultural Performance: The Performance Ecology of Contemporary Toronto
Ric Knowles

6. Mission Accomplished: Broadway, 9/11, and the Republican National Convention
Rebecca Ann Rugg

7. Performing the Civic Transnational: Cultural Production, Governance, and Citizenship in Contemporary London
Michael McKinnie

Part III. Performing (for) One Another: Constructing Communities

8. Surviving the City: Press Agents, Publicity Stunts, and the Spectacle of the Urban Female Body
Marlis Schweitzer

9. Dress Suits to Hire and the Landscape of Queer Urbanity
Kim Solga

10. Global Exposures: Blur Street and Interurban Self-Portraiture (a Photo-Essay)
Kathleen Irwin, Rachelle Viader Knowles, Laura Levin

Part IV. At the City Limits

11. Staging the Imagined City in Australian Theatre
Joanne Tompkins

12. Agency and Complicity in ‘A Special Civic Room’: London’s Tate Modern Turbine Hall
Jen Harvie

13. Staging a Vanished Community: Daniel Libeskind’s Scenography in the Berlin Jewish Museum
Klaus Berg

14. Can the City Speak? Site-Specific Art After Poststructuralism
Laura Levin

15. Afterword: Performing the City — A Wonder Cabinet
Barbara Hodgdon

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Theatre History, Theatre and Performance Studies, Performing Arts, Environment, general

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Performance Interventions
Page amount
283 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230305212
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-30049-1

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