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Studies in International Performance

History, Memory, Performance

Editors: Dean, D., Meerzon, Y., Prince, K. (Eds.)

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History, Memory, Performance is an interdisciplinary collection of essays exploring performances of the past in a wide range of trans-national and historical contexts. At its core are contributions from theatre scholars and public historians discussing how historical meaning is shaped through performance.

About the authors

Johnny Alam, Carleton University, Canada Rachel E. Bennett, University of Illinois, USA J. Douglas Clayton, University of Ottawa, Canada Nancy Copeland, University of Toronto, Canada Jeff Friedman, Rutgers State University of New Jersey, USA Steven High, Concordia University, Canada Katherine Johnson, University of Sydney, Australia Edward (Ted) Little, Concordia University, Canada Irena (Irene) R. Makaryk, University of Ottawa, Canada Josy Miller, University of California, Davis, USA Claudia Tatinge Nascimento, Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany Kathryn Prince, University of Ottawa, Canada Samantha Mitschke, University of Birmingham, UK VK Preston, McGill University, Canada Freddie Rokem, Tel Aviv University, Israel Tanja Schult, Hugo Valentin Centre at Uppsala, Sweden

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-18

    Dean, David (et al.)

  • Discursive Practices and Narrative Models: History, Poetry, Philosophy

    Pages 19-35

    Rokem, Freddie

  • Performing Pasts for Present Purposes: Reenactment as Embodied, Performative History

    Pages 36-52

    Johnson, Katherine

  • Minding the Gap: The Choreographer as Hyper-Historian in Oral History-Based Performance

    Pages 53-67

    Friedman, Jeff

  • Un/becoming Nomad: Marc Lescarbot, Movement, and Metamorphosis in Les Muses de la Nouvelle France

    Pages 68-82

    Preston, V K

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
History, Memory, Performance
Editors
  • D. Dean
  • Y. Meerzon
  • K. Prince
Series Title
Studies in International Performance
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-39389-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137393890
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-39388-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48373-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 307
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