Theatres in the Round

Theatres in the Round

Multi-ethnic, Indigenous, and Intertextual Dialogues in Drama

eBook - 2011
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Blackwell UK
This collection of essays explores some of the avenues along which the field of comparative drama studies could be reconfigured at the dawn of the twenty-first century. It offers a comparative analysis of theatre across national and linguistic boundaries while simultaneously acknowledging newer trends in ethnic studies. Indeed, the contributors to this critical anthology productively combine traditional comparative literature methodologies with performance approaches and postcolonial perspectives. In this way, they shed new light on the intertextual, multi-ethnic, and cross-cultural dialogues linking theatrical traditions from Europe, North America, Asia, Africa, and the Pacific region. This book’s broad scope bears testimony to the fact that transnational studies can fruitfully illuminate the multiple dramatic voices of our increasingly globalized age.

Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, 2011
ISBN: 9783035260434
3035260435
9789052016900
9052016909
Characteristics: 1 online resource (232 p.)
Alternative Title: Theaters in the round

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