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Title Representing the past : essays in performance historiography / edited by Charlotte M. Canning & Thomas Postlewait

Publ Info Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PN2115 .R47 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  PN2115 .R47 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 416 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Series Studies in theatre history and culture
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Representing the past : an introduction on five themes / THOMAS POSTLEWAIT AND CHARLOTTE CANNING -- ARCHIVE. Playbills and the theatrical public sphere / CHRISTOPHER B. BALME -- The making of theatre history / SUSAN BENNETT -- Writing the unwritten : Morris dance and theatre history / CLAIRE SPONSLER -- TIME. Cyclic perseverance and linear mobility of theatrical events / WILLMAR SAUTER -- Performative time / TRACY C. DAVIS -- Representing India's pasts : time, culture, and the problems of performance historiography / APARNA DHARWADKER -- SPACE. Space and theatre history / MARVIN CARLSON -- Seeing is believing : the historian's use of images / DAVID WILES -- When "everything counts" : experimental performance and performance historiography / SHANNON JACKSON -- IDENTITY. History's thresholds : stories from Africa / CATHERINE M. COLE -- The high stakes of identity : Lorraine Hansberry's Follow the drinking gourd and Suzan-Lori Parks' Venus / HARRY J. ELAM, JR. -- Fifty years of staging a founding father : political theatre, dramatic history, and the question of representation in modern China / XIAOMEI CHEN -- NARRATIVE. Textual evidances / SUSAN L. FOSTER -- Narratives of nostalgia : Oriental evasions about the London stage / BRIAN SINGLETON -- Reenacting events to narrate theatre history / BRUCE McCONACHIE
LC subject Theater -- Historiography
Add Author Canning, Charlotte, 1964-
Postlewait, Thomas
ISBN 9781587299056 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1587299054 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781587299384 (ebook)
1587299380 (ebook)