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Post-Colonial Drama -Theory, Practice, Politics

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Title: Post-Colonial Drama -Theory, Practice, Politics
Author: Gilbert, Helen and Tompkins, Joanne
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This study addresses the ways in which performance has been instrumental in resisting the continuing effects of imperialism. It brings to bear the latest theoretical approaches from post-colonial and performance studies to a range of plays from Australia, Africa, Canada, New Zealand and the Caribbean. Some of the major topics discussed include: the interactions of post-colonial and performance theories, the post-colonial re-stagings of language and history, the specific enactments of ritual and carnival, and the theatrical citations of the post-colonial body. The text combines an intersection of theoretical approaches with close attention to a wide range of performance texts.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publication date: 30/05/1996
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780415090247
Publishing status: AU Print-on-demand
Post-Colonial Drama -Theory, Practice, Politics