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The theatre has always been a place where conceptions of race and racism have been staged, shared and perpetuated. Harvey Young introduces key ideas about race, before tracing its relationship with theatre and performance - from Ancient Athens to the present day.

About the Author

Harvey Young is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Theatre at Northwestern University, USA. He is the editor of The Cambridge Companion to African American Theatre (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming) and the author of Embodying Black Experience: Stillness, Critical Memory, and the Black Body (University of Michigan Press 2010), which was the recipient of the 2011 Lilla A. Heston Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Interpretation and Performance Studies. With Ramon Rivera-Servera, he also co-edited Performance in the Borderlands (Palgrave Macmillan 2011).

Table of Contents

Series Editors' Preface

1. Race as Theatre

2. Racializing the Other in

the Classical Era

3. Cultural Anxieties in the Elizabethan Period

4. Blackface

5. Other Faces

6. Colorblind and Color Conscious Casting

7. Conclusion: Post-race Theatre

Further

Reading

Index

Acknowledgements

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230390966
Author:
Young, Harvey
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Subject:
Theater - History & Criticism
Subject:
Theater - General
Subject:
Drama -- History and criticism.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Theatre And
Publication Date:
20130607
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
88
Dimensions:
7 x 4.375 in 1 lb

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History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Racism and Ethnic Conflict

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