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Author Hamilton, Margaret.
Title Transfigured stages : major practitioners and theatre aesthetics in Australia / Margaret Hamilton.
Imprint Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, [2011]

Author Hamilton, Margaret.
Series Australian playwrights ; v. 14
Australian playwrights ; monograph no. 14.
Subject Australian drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Performance art -- Australia.
Postmodernism -- Australia.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Electronic books.
Description 1 online resource (243 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-232) and index.
Summary Transfigured Stages: Major Practitioners and Theatre Aesthetics in Australia captures the excitement of a key period in the emergence of postdramatic theatre in Australia in the 1980s and 1990s. It is the first book to discuss work by The Sydney Front (1986 - 1993) and Open City (1987 - ), and engages contemporary cultural and aesthetic theory to analyse performances by these artists, as well as theatre productions by Jenny Kemp and others. These performance practitioners are considered as part of an international paradigm attesting to forms of theatre that no longer operate according to the e.
Contents Cover; Cover; Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Figures; Series Editor's Preface; Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Introduction; 1: Open City and the Politics of the Everyday; 1: Open City and the Politics of the Everyday; 2: The Sydney Front and Grotesque Realism; 2: The Sydney Front and Grotesque Realism; 3: Jenny Kemp's Landscapes of the Psyche; 3: Jenny Kemp's Landscapes of the Psyche; 4: The Aboriginal Protesters Confront the Postdramatic Text.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789401200554 (electronic bk.)
9401200556 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 743298882
Additional Format Print version: Hamilton, Margaret. Transfigured stages. Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2011 9789042033566 (OCoLC)741754285