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Foster, Juliet

Performance, Madness and Psychiatry

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Locating Madness and Performance
Anna Harpin, Juliet Foster

Section I. Historical Perspectives

2. Smart’s Authority and the Eighteenth-Century Mad-Business
Richard Stern

3. Performance in Bethlem, Fulbourn and Brookwood Hospitals: A Social Psychological and Social Historical Examination
Juliet Foster

Section II. Applying Performance

4. A Life of their Own: Reflections on Autonomy and Ethics in Research-Based Theatre
Susan M. Cox

5. Whose Mind is it Anyway?: Acting and Mental Illness
Sarah Rudolph

Section III. Contemporary Practices

6. Start Making Sense
Dylan Tighe

7. ‘No one ever listens’: Body, Space and History in RedCape Theatre’s The Idiot Colony
Rebecca Loukes

Section IV. Theatrical Maladies

8. Ophelia Confined: Madness and Infantilisation in Some Versions of Hamlet

Bridget Escolme

9. Dislocated: Metaphors of Madness in British Theatre
Anna Harpin

10. Afterword: Relocating Madness
Anna Harpin, Juliet Foster

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Performing Arts, Theatre History, Clinical Psychology, Arts, Theatre and Performance Studies, Psychiatry

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Politics of Identity and Citizenship Series
Page amount
243 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137337252
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-46374-9

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