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Radical Street Performance (An International Anthology)

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Title: Radical Street Performance (An International Anthology)
Author: Cohen-Cruz, Jan
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This volume collates the writings by activists, directors, performers, critics, scholars and journalists who have documented street theatre around the world. The essays explore the forms these performances can take: agit-prop; invisible theatre; demonstrations and rallies; direct action; puppetry; parades and pageants; performance art; guerrilla theatre; and circuses. The essays look at performances in Europe, Africa, China, India and both the Americas. They describe engagement with issues as diverse as abortion, colonialism, the environment and homophobia.


REVIEW
..."Cohen-Cruz has made a valuable contribution by bringing together writings that provide a broad overview of radical performances and public interventions in the 20th century." - The Drama Review


CONTENTS
Part 1 Agitating and propagandizing.
Part 2 Bearing witness.
Part 3 Eliminating the frame.
Part 4 Acting out Utopia.
Part 5 Contemporizing the traditional

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publication date: 28/05/1998
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780415152310
Publishing status: AU In-stock Distributor
Radical Street Performance (An International Anthology)