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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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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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