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Performing (for) survival : Theatre, crisis, extremity

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Publication details

DatePublished - 6 Jan 2016
Number of pages251
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Original languageEnglish
ISBN (Print)9781137454263


This book investigates trans-historical and international instances of performance that arise directly out of situations of crisis and extremity to ask what performance is for in such contexts. It explores how people living in oppressive, dangerous or deprived conditions use performance to survive, to express dissent or a desire for change.

    Research areas

  • Theatre, Political theatre, War

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