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After '89: Polish Theatre and the Political

Bryce Lease

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992958
eISBN:
9781526115263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992958.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This monograph takes as its subject the dynamic new range of performance practices that have been developed since the demise of communism in the flourishing theatrical landscape of Poland. After ... More


Stage rights!: The Actresses' Franchise League, activism and politics 1908-58

Naomi Paxton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526114785
eISBN:
9781526139054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114785.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book provides the first detailed account of the work of the Actresses' Franchise League, taking the story of the organisation further than ever before. Formulated as a historiographically ... More


Plotting Rights: The Power of Performance

Alison Brysk

in Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982660
eISBN:
9780199362523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982660.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The plot of a narrative claim for human rights is delivered by a political performance. This chapter explores performance genres of testimonial, political theatre, protest allegories, and parody. It ... More


All the World’s a Stage: The Late Classic Built Environment of Chan Chich, Belize

Brett A. Houk and Ashley Booher

in Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066226
eISBN:
9780813058375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066226.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Approaching monumentality and politics at an epicentral-scale, Houk and Ashley Booher use a site-planning approach in chapter 8 to argue that the Late Classic rulers of Chan Chich, Belize designed ... More


The Vampire and the Dog: Caryl Churchill’s Mad Forest

Alison Light

in Alison Light - Inside History: From Popular Fiction to Life-Writing

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474481557
eISBN:
9781399509534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474481557.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A review essay discussing Churchill’s play in 1991 which represented the collapse of communism in Romania as in part a kind of de-repression, allowing wild forces to surface in society. Written as ... More


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