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Theatre & race /
Harvey Young.
imprint
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan 2013.
description
viii, 80 p. ; 18 cm.
ISBN
023039096X (paperback), 9780230390966 (paperback)
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series title
imprint
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan 2013.
isbn
023039096X (paperback)
9780230390966 (paperback)
contents note
Race as theatre -- Racializing the "other" in the classical era -- Cultural anxieties in the Elizabethan period -- Blackface -- Other faces --Colorblind and color-conscious casting -- Conclusion: post-race theatre.
abstract
"The theatre has always been a place where conceptions of race and racism have been staged, shared and perpetuated. Harvey Young introduces key ideas about race, before tracing its relationship with theatre and performance--from Ancient Athens to the present day."--Publisher's website.
catalogue key
9026085
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 69-75) and index.
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'An enjoyable book that is easy to follow and offers an interesting, jargon-free, account of a wide range of complex issues.' - Lynette Goddard, Royal Holloway, University of London
"An enjoyable book that is easy to follow and offers an interesting, jargon-free, account of a wide range of complex issues." - Lynette Goddard, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
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An accessible, thought-provoking introduction to the history of race and racial concerns in theatre, from the Classical Era to the present day
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The theatre has always been a place where conceptions of race and racism have been staged, shared and perpetuated. Harvey Young introduces key ideas about race, before tracing its relationship with theatre and performance - from Ancient Athens to the present day.

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