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The stage lives of animals : zooësis and performance / Una Chaudhuri.

Author:
Chaudhuri, Una, 1951- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
  • ©2017
Description:
xviii, 216 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction -- (De)facing the animals: zooësis and performance -- Animal rites: performing beyond the human -- Animal geographies: zooësis and the space of modern drama -- "Awk!": extremity, animality, and the aesthetic of awkwardness in Tennessee Williams's The Gnädiges Fräulein -- Zoo stories: boundary work in theater history -- Animalizing interlude: zoöpolis. Becoming rhinoceros: therio-theatricality as problem and promise in western drama -- Bug bytes: insects, information, and interspecies theatricality -- The silence of the polar bears: performing (climate) change in the theater of species -- Queering the green man, reframing the garden: Marina Zurkow's Mesocosm (Northumberland UK) and the theater of species -- War horses and dead tigers: embattled animals in a theater of species -- Interspecies diplomacy in anthropocenic waters: performing an ocean oriented ontology.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781138818453 ((hardback))
  • 1138818453 ((hardback))
  • 9781138818477 ((pbk.))
  • 113881847X ((pbk.))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2016002710
OCLC:
881029578
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