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Reading List


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Please note that this is a brief bibliography intended to give you leads to further readings that are relevant to our program. With your help, this list will be continually expanded.

Andreach, Robert J., Creating the Self in the Contemporary American Theatre. Carbondale: Southern Illinois U.P., 1998.

Althusser,Louis. "Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses," in Mapping Ideology, ed. Zizek, (Verso, 1994), 100-140.

Aston, Elaine. Feminist Theatre Practice: A Handbook, 1999

Auslander, Philip. Liveness, Performance in a Mediatized Culture Routledge, 1999

Auslander, Philip. From Acting to Performance: Essays in Modernism and Postmodernism. London and New York: Routledge, 1997.

Auslander, Philip, Presence and Resistance: Postmodernism and Cultural Politics in Contemporary American Performance, University of Michigan Press, 1994

Balme, Christopher B., Decolonizing the Stage: Theatrical Syncretism and Post-colonial Drama New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.

Benjamin, Walter. Illuminations, trans. Harry Zohn, New York: Schocken Books, 1968.

Bennett, Susan Theatre Audiences: A Theory of Production and Reception, London and New York: Routledge, 1997.

Brocket, Oscar G. History of Theatre. Boston : Allyn and Bacon, 1995.

Case, Sue-Ellen, ed. Performing Feminisms: Feminist Critical Theory and Theater. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, University Press, 1990.

Colleran, Jeanne and Jenny S. Spencer, eds., Staging Resistance: Essays on Political Theater. University of Michigan Press, 1998.

Crow, Brian and Chris Banfield, An Introduction to Post-Colonial Theatre Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1996

Donkin, Ellen and Susan Clement, eds., Upstaging Big Daddy: Directing Theater as if Gender and Race Matter. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1993.

Fortier, Mark. Theory/Theatre: An Introduction. London and New York: Routledge, 1997.

Fusco, Coco, Corpus Delecti, Performance Art of the Americas, New York: Routledge, 2000.

Gilbert, Helen and Joanne Tompkins. Post-colonial Drama: Theory, Practice, Politics, London and New York: Routledge, 1996.

Good, Lizbeth ed. The Routledge Reader in Gender and Performance, New York: Routledge, 1998.

Halm, Ben B., Theatre and Ideology. London: Associated University Presses, 1995.

Harris, Geraldine. Staging Feminities: Performance and Performativity. Manchester: Manchestser University Press, 1999.

Hart, Lynda, Between the Body and the Flesh: Performing Sadomasochism, New York: Columbia University Press.1998.

Hetherington, Kevin. Expressions of Identity: Space, Performance, Politics, Thousand Oaks, California: Sage, 1998.

Huxley, Michael and Noel Witts, eds., Twentieth-Century Performance Reader (London and New York: Routledge, 1996.

Kondo, Dorinne, Fashion and Theater, New York: Routledge 1997.

Larson, Catherine and Margarita Vargas, eds., Latin American Women Dramatists: Theater, Texts, and Theories. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1998.

Murray, Timothy Drama Trauma, Specters of Race and Sexuality in Performance, Video and Art London ; New York : Routledge, 1997

Parker, Andrew and Eve Kosofsky Sedgqwick, eds. Performativity and Performance. New York: Routledge, 1995.

Pavis, Patrice. The Intercultural Performance Reader. London and New York: Routledge, 1996.

Renault, Janelle G., and Joseph R. Roach, eds., Critical Theory and Performance. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1992.

Schechner, Richard, The Future of Ritual: Writings on Culture and Performance London, Routledge, 1996.

Schechner, Richard. Between Theatre and Anthropology. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press,1985.

Taylor, Diana, Disappearing Acts: Spectacles of Gender and Nationalism in Argentina’s ‘Dirty War.’" Duke University Press, 1997.

Taylor, Diana, and Juan Villegas, eds. Negotiating Performance: Gender, Sexuality, and Theatricalism in Latin/o America. Durham: Duke University Press,1994.

Wickham, Glynne and William Gladstone, A History of the Theatre. Second edition. London: Phaidon Press, 1992.

Williams, Raymond. Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society. New York: Oxford University Press 1976.

Williams, Raymond, "Argument: Text and Performance," in Drama in Performance, London: C.A. Watts, 1968.