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Finburgh, Clare

Jean Genet: Performance and Politics

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Clare Finburgh, Carl Lavery, Maria Shevtsova

Part I. Setting the Stage

2. Jean Genet in His ‘Humour’
Michel Corvin

3. From Theatricality to Performance Theory: The Screens

David Bradby

4. The Theatre of Genet in Sociological Perspective
Maria Shevtsova

Part II. Politics and Performance

5. Genet’s The Screens as Media Allegory
David Fieni

6. Reading The Blacks through the 1956 Preface: Politics and Betrayal
Carl Lavery

7. ‘Micro-treatise on a Mini-politics’: Genet, Individualism and Collectivity
Clare Finburgh

Part III. Genet and Experimental Performance

8. Theatre in a Graveyard: Site-based Performance and the Revolution of Everyday Life
Carl Lavery

9. Dancing the Impossible: Kazuo Ohno, Lindsay Kemp and Our Lady of the Flowers

Martin Hargreaves

10. Jean, Ron, Franko and Me: Genet, Body Art and Abjection
Carl Lavery, Paul Woodward

Part IV. Key Productions

11.
The Blacks and Its Impact on African American Theatre in the United States
John Warrick

12.
Las criadas, Genet and Spain
Maria M. Delgado

Part V. Genet: Cinema and Dance

13. Corporeographies: The Dancing Body in ‘adame Miroir and Un chant d’amour

Elizabeth Stephens

14. Genet and Cinema: Adaptations and Influence
Jane Giles

Part VI. Performing Genet

15. An Interview with Joseph Strick
Clare Finburgh, Carl Lavery, Maria Shevtsova

16. An Interview with Bill Rauch and Lynn Jeffries of Cornerstone Theater Company
Clare Finburgh, Carl Lavery, Maria Shevtsova

17. An Interview with Jean-Baptiste Sastre
Clare Finburgh, Carl Lavery, Maria Shevtsova

18. An Interview with Terry Hands
Clare Finburgh, Carl Lavery, Maria Shevtsova

19. An Interview with Colin Chambers
Clare Finburgh, Carl Lavery, Maria Shevtsova

20. An Interview with Richard Schechner
Clare Finburgh, Carl Lavery, Maria Shevtsova

21. More Holes Than Blanket: Rehearsal Process as Political Process in Genet’s Theatre
Ralph Yarrow

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Theatre History, Theatre and Performance Studies, Literature, general, Environment, general, Film and Television Studies

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
254 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230595439
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-54447-9

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