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Performance and Cosmopolitics
By Helen Gilbert

Performance and Cosmopolitics

Cross-cultural Transactions in Australasia

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Performance and Cosmopolitics by Helen Gilbert

Book Awards

  • Winner of ADSA Rob Jordan Prize 2008.

Book Description

This ground-breaking study of cross-cultural theatre in the Australasian region focuses on theatrical events and practices in avant-garde and mainstream contexts. It explores the cultural and political dimensions of Australia's engagement with Asia and sheds light on international arts marketing and trends in cross-cultural performance training.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230003408
ISBN-10: 0230003400
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Pages: 255
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 12-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Helen Gilbert

Recasting Commodity and Spectacle in the Indigenous Americas by Helen Gilbert Recasting Commodity and Spectacle in the Indigenous Americas, Paperback (September 2014)

Features color illustrations throughout, examines the ways in which contemporary indigenous peoples in different parts of the Americas have harnessed performance practices to resist imposed stereotypes and shape their own complex identities.

Burden or Benefit? by Helen Gilbert Burden or Benefit?, Paperback (March 2008)

Examines the evolution of the ideas and practices of benevolence, chiefly in the context of British imperialism, from the late 18th century onwards. This book offers a study of benevolence that avoids simple moralistic judgments while exploring a range of ethical, political, social, and cultural issues linked with benevolent pursuits and policies.

Performance and Cosmopolitics by Helen Gilbert Performance and Cosmopolitics, Paperback (April 2007)

This ground-breaking study of cross-cultural theatre in the Australasian region focuses on theatrical events and practices in avant-garde and mainstream contexts. It explores the cultural and political dimensions of Australia's engagement with Asia and sheds light on international arts marketing and trends in cross-cultural performance training.

Postcolonial Plays by Helen Gilbert Postcolonial Plays, Paperback (April 2001)

This book brings together contemporary plays from Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Africa and South Africa, the Caribbean, South East Asia and India - countries which have all experienced Imperialism.

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Author Biography - Helen Gilbert

HELEN GILBERT is Professor of Theatre at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK, and co-convenor of the College's interdisciplinary Postcolonial Research Group. Her books include Sightlines: Race, Gender and Nation in Contemporary Australian Theatre (1998), Post-colonial Drama: Theory, Practice, Politics (with Joanne Tompkins, 1996) and Postcolonial Plays: An Anthology (2001). JACQUELINE LO is Reader in English and Head of the School of Humanities at the Australian National University, Australia. She is the author of Staging Nation: English Language Theatre in Malaysia and Singapore (2004) and Chair of the Asian Australian Studies Research Network.

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