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Responsibility Unveiled: Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul

Dean J. Franco

in Race, Rights, and Recognition: Jewish American Literature since 1969

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450877
eISBN:
9780801464010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450877.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explains how Tony Kushner's play Homebody/Kabul is a dramatic exploration of the ethics of cross-cultural recognition and responsibility. The play notably broaches an ethics about ... More


A Clearing beyond the Melancholic Haze: Staging Racial Grieving in Suzan-Lori Parks’s and Tony Kushner’s

Jermaine Singleton

in Cultural Melancholy: Readings of Race, Impossible Mourning, and African American Ritual

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039621
eISBN:
9780252097713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039621.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Through an analysis of Suzan-Lori Parks's Venus and Tony Kushner's Caroline, or Change, this chapter contemplates how cultural practice might be used to cut through and deactivate the unresolved ... More


Using Racine in 1990; or, translating theatre in time

Denis Flannery

in Alan Hollinghurst: Writing Under the Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097171
eISBN:
9781526115201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097171.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reads Alan Hollinghurst's translations of Jean Racine (1639-1699), with particular emphasis on his 1990 translation of Racine's Bajazet (1672). It connects Hollinghurst's translations of ... More


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