Performing (for) survival : theatre, crisis, extremity / edited by Patrick Duggan and Lisa Peschel
- Introduction: performing (for) survival: frameworks and mapping / Patrick Duggan and Lisa Peschel -- Surviving war and exile: national and ethnic identity in performance. Surviving (with) theatre: a history of the elf and eplf cultural troupes in the Eritrean War of Independence / Christine Matzke -- Theatre for survival: art of creation and protection (kubunda) / Ananda Breed and Alice Mukaka -- A space where something might survive: theatre in concentration camps. The cultural life of the Terezin Ghetto in 1960s survivor testimony: theatre, trauma and resilience / Lisa Peschel -- Imagining theatre in Auschwitz: performance, solidarity and survival in the works of Charlotte Delbo / Amanda Stuart Fisher -- Tactics and strategies: dissent under oppressive regimes. Swazzles of subversion: puppets under dictatorship / Cariad Astles -- Against order[s]: dictatorship, absurdism, and the plays of Sony Labou Tansi / Macelle Mahala -- Surviving censorship: El-Hakawati's Mahjoob mahjoob and the struggle for the permission to perform / Samer al-Saber -- Coming in from the outside: theatre, community, crisis. The council estate as hood: SPID Theatre Company and grass-roots arts practice as cultural politics / Katie Bbeswick -- The art of survival: social circus, youth regeneration and projected community in the North East of Scotland / Graham Jeffery, Neill Patton, Kerrie Schaefer and Tom Wakeford -- Crisis and extremity as performance. The paradox of dis/appearance: Hunger strike in Athens as a performance of survival / Aylwyn Walsh -- "Dis-ease" and the performance of radical resistance in the Maze Prison / Patrick Duggan -- Coda: "Je suis Charlie": the afterlife of inspiration / Sophie Nield.
- 9781137454263 hardcover
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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