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Arons, Wendy

Readings in Performance and Ecology

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Wendy Arons, Theresa J. May

Part I. Ecocriticism and Dramatic Literature

2. Theater, Environment, and the Thirties
Barry Witham

3. Bringing Blood to Ghosts: English Canadian Drama and the Ecopolitics of Place
Nelson Gray

4. Other Others: Dramatis Animalia in Some Alternative American Drama
Robert Baker-White

Part II. Animals and/in Performance

5. The Silence of the Polar Bears: Performing (Climate) Change in the Theater of Species
Una Chaudhuri

6. Dancing with Monkeys? On Performance Commons and Scientific Experiments
Baz Kershaw

7. Everything à la Giraffe: Science, Performance, and a Spectacular Body in Nineteenth-Century Vienna
Derek Lee Barton

Part III. Theorizing Ecoperformance

8. Ethics, Evolution, Ecology, and Performance
Bruce McConachie

9. Natural Disaster, Cultural Memory: Montserrat Adrift in the Black and Green Atlantic
Kathleen M. Gough

10. Stillness in Nature: Eeo Stubblefield’s Still Dance with Anna Halprin
Arden Thomas

Part IV. Ecoactivism and Performance

11. British Alternative Companies and Antinuclear Plays: Eco-conscious Theater in Thatcher’s Britain
Sara Freeman

12. Bikes, Choices, Action! Embodied Performances of Sustainability by a Traveling Theater Group
Meg O’Shea

13. Earth First!’s “Crack the Dam” and the Aesthetics of Ecoactivist Performance
Sarah Ann Standing

Part V. Case Studies in Green Theater

14. Ecodirecting Canonical Plays
Downing Cless

15. Devising Green Piece: A Holistic Pedagogy for Artists and Educators
Anne Justine D’Zmura

16. Sound Ecology in the Woods: Red Riding Hood Takes an Audio Walk
Cornelia Hoogland

17. The Labor of Greening Love’s Labour’s Lost
Justin A. Miller

18. Theatrical Production’s Carbon Footprint
Ian Garrett

19. Epilogue: Thinking Forward …
Wallace Heim

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

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
What is Theatre?
Page amount
255 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137011695
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34077-4

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