The Resource Performance, exile and 'America', edited by Silvija Jestrovic and Yana Meerzon

Performance, exile and 'America', edited by Silvija Jestrovic and Yana Meerzon

Label
Performance, exile and 'America'
Title
Performance, exile and 'America'
Statement of responsibility
edited by Silvija Jestrovic and Yana Meerzon
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This collection of essays investigates dramatic and performative renderings of 'America' as an exilic place, investigating how 'America' and exile are imagined, challenged and theatricalized in the works of various theatre artists in the light of the current political climate in the USA"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
822/.509355
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.M56
LC item number
P47 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jestrovic, Silvija
  • Meerzon, Yana
Series statement
Studies in international performance
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American drama
  • Exiles in literature
  • Theater and society
  • Immigrants in literature
  • Emigration and immigration in literature
  • Other (Philosophy) in literature
  • Alienation (Social psychology) in literature
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature
  • Transnationalism in literature
  • Literature and transnationalism
  • Minorities
Label
Performance, exile and 'America', edited by Silvija Jestrovic and Yana Meerzon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : Framing "America" : Between Exilic Imaginary and Exilic Collective / Silvija Jestrovic & Yana Meerzon -- "AMERICA" BETWEEN THE EXILIC IMAGINARY AND THE EXILIC COLLECTIVE. Land of Air-conditioning and Opportunity : America on the Irish Stage / Elizabeth Fitzpatrick -- Ninety Miles Away : Exile and Identity in Recent Cuban-American Dramas / Yael Prizant -- An American Mile in Others' Shoes : The Tragicomedy of Immigrating to the 21st Century U.S. / Diana Manole -- The American Landscape Reconsidered : On Theatricality of Urban America in the Russian Émigré Writings, with the special focus on Vasily Aksyonov's works / Yana Meerzon -- AMERICAN PERFORMATIVITY. Theatres in America: Brecht and Kafka / Freddie Rokem -- America Relocated : Karel Čapek's Robots between Prague, Berlin and New York / Veronika Ambros -- At Home in Exile : Finding America in Casablanca and Camino Real / Alan Ackerman -- AMERICA AND THE OTHER : FROM REPRESENTATION TO INTERVENTION. De-Territorializing Voices : Staging the Middle East in American Theatre / Erith Jaffe-Berg -- Current Trends in Arab-American Performance / Dalia Basiouny and Marvin Carlson -- Bombing (on) the Border : Ali & Ali and the aXes of Evil as Transnational Agitprop / Jerry Wasserman -- Exiles and the City : Krzysztof Wodiczko's New York Interventions of Making the Familiar Strange / Silvija Jestrovic
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 266 p.
Isbn
9780230574564
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009044070
Other physical details
ill., 1 map, ports
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2072113-01umb_inst
  • 2049812
  • (OCoLC)463454301
Label
Performance, exile and 'America', edited by Silvija Jestrovic and Yana Meerzon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : Framing "America" : Between Exilic Imaginary and Exilic Collective / Silvija Jestrovic & Yana Meerzon -- "AMERICA" BETWEEN THE EXILIC IMAGINARY AND THE EXILIC COLLECTIVE. Land of Air-conditioning and Opportunity : America on the Irish Stage / Elizabeth Fitzpatrick -- Ninety Miles Away : Exile and Identity in Recent Cuban-American Dramas / Yael Prizant -- An American Mile in Others' Shoes : The Tragicomedy of Immigrating to the 21st Century U.S. / Diana Manole -- The American Landscape Reconsidered : On Theatricality of Urban America in the Russian Émigré Writings, with the special focus on Vasily Aksyonov's works / Yana Meerzon -- AMERICAN PERFORMATIVITY. Theatres in America: Brecht and Kafka / Freddie Rokem -- America Relocated : Karel Čapek's Robots between Prague, Berlin and New York / Veronika Ambros -- At Home in Exile : Finding America in Casablanca and Camino Real / Alan Ackerman -- AMERICA AND THE OTHER : FROM REPRESENTATION TO INTERVENTION. De-Territorializing Voices : Staging the Middle East in American Theatre / Erith Jaffe-Berg -- Current Trends in Arab-American Performance / Dalia Basiouny and Marvin Carlson -- Bombing (on) the Border : Ali & Ali and the aXes of Evil as Transnational Agitprop / Jerry Wasserman -- Exiles and the City : Krzysztof Wodiczko's New York Interventions of Making the Familiar Strange / Silvija Jestrovic
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 266 p.
Isbn
9780230574564
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009044070
Other physical details
ill., 1 map, ports
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2072113-01umb_inst
  • 2049812
  • (OCoLC)463454301

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