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Becker, Florian N.

Imagining Human Rights in Twenty-First-Century Theater

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Table of contents

1. Introduction

1. Introduction
Florian N. Becker, Paola S. Hernández, Brenda Werth

Section I. Transitional Justice and Civil Society

2. Dead Body Politics: Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani at Peru’s Truth Commission
Anne Lambright

3. Where “God Is Like a Longing”: Theater and Social Vulnerability in Mozambique
Luís Madureira

4. The ESMA: From Torture Chambers into New Sites of Memory
Paola S. Hernández

5. Surpassing Metaphors of Violence in Postdictatorial Southern Cone Theater
Brenda Werth

Section II. The “War on Terror” and the Global Economic Order

6. Place and Misplaced Rights in Guantánamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom

Lindsey Mantoan

7. Challenging the “Fetish of the Verbatim”: New Aesthetics and Familiar Abuses in Christine Evans’s Slow Falling Bird

Christina Wilson

8. Stages of Transit: Rascón Banda’s Hotel Juárez and Peveroni’s Berlín

Sarah M. Misemer

9. Migrant Melodrama, Human Rights, and Elvira Arellano
Ana Elena Puga

Section III. Transnational Publics

10. “Get up, Stand up, Stand up for your Rights”: Transnational Belonging and Rights of Citizenship in Dominican Theater
Camilla Stevens

11. Theaters of Vigil and Vigilance: A Playwright’s Notes on Theater and Human Rights in the Philippines
Joi Barrios

12. “The Spectacle of Our Suffering”: Staging the International Human Rights Imaginary in Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul

Elizabeth S. Anker

13. Broadway without Borders: Eve Ensler, Lynn Nottage, and the Campaign to End Violence against Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Kerry Bystrom

Keywords: History, Cultural History, Political Theory, Political Philosophy, Performing Arts, Theatre and Performance Studies, Sociological Theory

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
297 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137027108
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-43950-8

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