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Theatre, Performance, and Memory Politics in Argentina

Authors: Werth, B.

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Since Argentina's transition to democracy, the expression of human fragility on the stage has taken diverse forms. This book examines the intervention of theatre and performance in the memory politics surrounding Argentina's return to democracy and makes a case for performance's transformative power.

About the authors

BRENDA WERTH Assistant Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies at American University, USA.

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"An immensely readable account of complex, shifting definitions in historical evolution." - CHOICE


Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction: Theatre, Performance, and Memory Politics in Argentina

    Werth, Brenda

    Pages 1-24

  • Transition and the Performance of Retroactive Justice

    Werth, Brenda

    Pages 25-48

  • From Antigone to Orpheus: Alternative Myths and Figures of Mourning

    Werth, Brenda

    Pages 49-68

  • Performing Confessions Onstage and on the Stand

    Werth, Brenda

    Pages 69-98

  • Argentina’s Postdictatorial Stages: Resting Places and Places of Unrest

    Werth, Brenda

    Pages 99-131

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Hardcover $105.00
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Softcover $100.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-28886-1
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  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Theatre, Performance, and Memory Politics in Argentina
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-11402-9
DOI
10.1057/9780230114029
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-10434-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-28886-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 257
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