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Luckhurst, Mary

Theatre and Human Rights after 1945

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Theatre and the Rise of Human Rights
Mary Luckhurst, Emilie Morin

Part I. Colonial Legacies and the Unspeakable

2. Unspeakable Tragedies: Censorship and the New Political Theatre of the Algerian War of Independence
Emilie Morin

3. Beyond Articulation: Brian Friel, Civil Rights, and the Northern Irish Conflict
Michael McAteer

Part II. Unspeakability and Ethnicity

4. ‘Lapsing into Democracy’: Magnet Theatre and the Drama of Unspeakability in the New South Africa
Mark Fleishman

5. The Great Australian Silence: Aboriginal Theatre and Human Rights
Maryrose Casey

Part III. Returning Histories, Listening, and Trauma

6. Disappearing History: Listening and Trauma in Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden

Cathy Caruth

7. Hungry Ghosts and Inalienable Remains: Performing Rights of Repatriation
Emma Cox

8. Representing Genocide at Home: Ishi, Again
Catherine M. Cole

Part IV. Theatres of Advocacy and Western Liberalism

9. The Politics of Telling and Workers’ Rights: the Case of Mike Daisey
Carol Martin

10. Gender-based Violence and Human Rights: Participatory Theatre in Post-Genocide Rwanda
Ananda Breed

11. Jalila Baccar and Tunisian Theatre: ‘We Will Not Be Silent’
Marvin Carlson

Part V. Militancy and Contemporary Invisibilities

12. Defixio: Disability and the Speakable Legacy of John Belluso
Michael M. Chemers

13. Theatre and Elder Abuse
Mary Luckhurst

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Performing Arts, Theatre History, Theatre and Performance Studies, Arts, Social Justice, Equality and Human Rights, Human Rights

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
267 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137362308
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-57874-0

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