9780815332688

Actors and Activists: Performance, Politics, and Exchange Among Social Worlds

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    9780815332688

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    0815332688

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-01-02
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Illustrations
xi
Introduction 1(20)
Exchange Between Art Worlds and Political Worlds
21(58)
Necessarily Cumbersome Terminology
25(3)
Perennial Questions of Performance and Politics
28(5)
Sociology, Critical Theory, Politics, and Representation
33(16)
An Inclusive Model for the Intersection of Politics and Performance
49(10)
Methodology
59(4)
Historical Examples of the Intersection of Activism and Institutional Performance
63(16)
Political Insiders and Art-Activist Performance in the 1990s
79(58)
Activism
80(7)
The Demonstration as Performance
87(3)
Activist Performance
90(29)
Activist Performance and Institutional Performance
119(18)
Theatre Insiders and Politics-Miss Saigon, Commercial Theatre, Professional Actors, and Activism
137(70)
Commercial Theatre, Politics, and Representation
140(4)
The Politics of Miss Saigon
144(9)
A Tradition of Activism
153(7)
Activism Goes to the Theatre: The Miss Saigon Controversies Analyzed
160(20)
Negotiation of Political Activism by Professional Actors
180(27)
Artist-Activists and Blurring Boundaries-Karen Finley, John Fleck, Holly Hughes, and Tim Miller
207(62)
Performance Art, Institutional Performance, and Politics
209(5)
The Activist Performance of the NEA Four
214(30)
Artist-Activists and National Political Discourse: The NEA Controversies
244(25)
Conclusion 269(8)
Appendix: Chronology of Major Events Pertaining to the Cases 277(4)
Bibliography 281(34)
Index 315

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