Jerome Carroll, Karen Jurs-Munby, Professor Steve Giles
Table Of Contents
List of Figures Introduction: Postdramatic Theatre and the Political by Jerome Carroll, Karen Jurs-Munby and Steve Giles Chapter 1: Towards a Paradoxically Parallaxical Postdramatic Politics? By Brandon Woolf (University of California, USA) Chapter 2: Performing Dialectics in an Age of Uncertainty, or: Why Post-Brechtian Does not Mean Postdramatic by David Barnett (University of Sussex, UK) Chapter 3: Political Fictions and Fictionalisations: History as Material for Postdramatic Theatre by Mateusz Borowski and Malgorzata Sugiera (Jagiellonian University, Poland) Chapter 4: A Future for Tragedy? Remarks on the Political and the Postdramatic by Hans-Thies Lehmann (University of Kent, UK) Chapter 5: Spectres of Subjectivity: On the Fetish of Identity in (Post-)Postdramatic Choreography by Peter M. Boenisch (University of Kent, UK) Chapter 6: Christoph Schlingensief's Rocky Dutschke, '68: A Reassessment of Activism in Theatre by Antje Dietze ( University of Leipzig, Germany) Chapter 7: Postdramatic Reality Theatre and Productive Insecurity: Destabilising Encounters with the Unfamiliar in Theatre from Sydney and Berlin by Ulrike Garde and Meg Mumford (Macquarie University, Australia, and University of New South Wales, Australia) Chapter 8: Postdramatic Labour in The Builders Association's Alladeen by Shannon Jackson (Berkeley, University of California, USA) Chapter 9: Acting, Disabled: Back to Back Theatre and the Politics of Appearance by Theron Schmidt (King's College London, UK) Chapter 10: Parasitic Politics: Elfriede Jelinek's 'Secondary Dramas' Abraumhalde and FaustIn and Out by Karen Jurs-Munby (Lancaster University, UK) Chapter 11: Phenomenology and the Postdramatic: A Case Study of Three plays by Ewald Palmetshofer by Jerome Carroll (University of Nottingham, UK) Chapter 12: Performing the Collective. Heiner Muller's 'Alone with these Bodies' ('Allein mit diesen Leibern') as a Piece for Postdramatic Theatre by Michael Wood (University of Edinburgh, UK) Notes Notes on Contributors Index
Dr Jerome Carroll is lecturer in German Studies at the University of Nottingham, UK. Steven Giles is Professor Emeritus of German Studies and Critical Theory at the University of Nottingham, UK. He has contributed to Brecht on Art and Politics (Methuen Drama, 2003) as well as authoring books on Modern European Drama and Critical Theory. Dr Karen Jurs-Munby is a lecturer in Theatre Studies at the University of Lancaster, UK. She translated and wrote a critical introduction for Hans-Thies Lehmann's Postdramatic Theatre (2006).