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Title The Sage handbook of performance studies / edited by D. Soyini Madison and Judith Hamera.
Imprint Thousand Oaks : Sage, [2006]

Subject Performing arts -- Social aspects.
Alt Name Madison, D. Soyini.
Hamera, Judith.
Sage Publications.
Sage eReference (Online service)
Add Title Handbook of performance studies
Description 1 online resource (xxv, 554 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: performance studies at the intersections / D. Soyini Madison, Judith Hamera -- Stages: queers, punks, and the utopian performative / Jóse Esteban Muñoz -- Never, again / Rebecca Schneider -- Performance and globalization / Jon McKenzie -- Performance, performativity, and cultural poiesis in practices of everyday life / Judith Hamera -- Genealogies of performance studies / Shannon Jackson -- Memory, remembering, and histories of change: a performance praxis / Della Pollock -- Minstrelsy and mental metempsychosis: mid-nineteenth century American women's performance criticism / Gay Gibson Cima -- What to do when nuclear war breaks out / Tracy C. Davis -- Shifting contexts in personal narrative performance / Kristin M. Langellier, Eric E. Peterson -- Constructed self: strategic and aesthetic choices in autobiographical performance / Lynn C. Miller, Jacqueline Taylor -- Strange case of the body in the performance of literature classroom: an enduring mystery / Bruce Henderson -- On the bias: from performance of literature to performance composition / Ruth Laurion Bowman, Michael S. Bowman -- Staging paradox: the local art of adaptation / Paul Edwards -- Fieldwork in the performance studies classroom: learning objectives and the activist curriculum / Nathan Stucky -- Ambulant pedagogy / Mady Schutzman -- Pedagogy on the move: new intersections in (between) the educative and the performative / Greg Dimitriadis.
Unlocking the doors for incarcerated women through performance and creative writing / Kristin Bervig Valentine -- Politics and ethics of performance pedagogy: toward a pedagogy of hope / Norman K. Denzin -- Dwight Conquergood's "rethinking ethnography" / D. Soyini Madison -- Rethinking ethnography: towards a critical cultural politics / Dwight Conquergood -- Ethnography and the politics of adaptation: Leon Forrest's Divine Days / Derek Goldman -- "She attempted to take over the choreography of the sex act": dance ethnography and the movement vocabulary of sex and labor / Barbara Browning -- Staging fieldwork/performing human rights / D. Soyini Madison -- Problem democracy is supposed to solve: the politics of community-based performance / Jan Cohen-Cruz -- Black performance studies: genealogies, politics, futures / E. Patrick Johnson -- Lethal theatre: performance, punishment, and the death penalty / Dwight Conquergood -- Who is this ancestor? Performing memory in Ghana's slave castle-dungeons (a multimedia performance meditation) / Sandra L. Richards -- Polemics and potential of theatre studies and performance / Jill Dolan.
Summary This handbook brings together reviews of the major research in performance studies and identifies directions for further investigation. It serves scholars and students across the disciplines by delineating the scope of the field, the critical and interpretive methods used and the theoretical and ethical presumptions.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1412976146
9781412973373 (electronic bk.)
1412973376 (electronic bk.)
0761929312 (cloth ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.4135/978-1-41297-614-5
OCLC # 432076193
Additional Format Print version: Sage handbook of performance studies. Thousand Oaks : Sage, ©2006 0761929312 9780761929314 (DLC) 2005014281 (OCoLC)60419514

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