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Agitated States: Performance in the American Theater of Cruelty (Theater: Theory/Text/Performance)

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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Theater,
  • Performing Arts And Society,
  • Performing Arts,
  • United States - General,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • USA,
  • Theater - General,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • General,
  • Political aspects,
  • Theater and society

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7633504M
    ISBN 10047209811X
    ISBN 109780472098118

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Agitated States: Performance in the American Theater of Cruelty (Theater: Theory/Text/Performance) by Anthony James Kubiak Download PDF EPUB FB2

From the earliest Puritan displays of piety and rectitude to the present-day epidemic of staged school massacres, the history of America has been characterized by a dual impulse: to cast public event and character as high drama, and to dismiss theater and theatricalization as un-American, even evil.

This book rethinks American history as Cited by: 5. Agitated States: Performance in the American Theater of Cruelty Jodi Kanter Part of theTheatre and Performance Studies Commons This Book Review is brought to you for free and open access by The Aquila Digital Community.

It has been accepted for inclusion in Faculty Agitated States is a satisfying companion to Kubiak's earlier work Author: Jodi Kanter. Get this from a library. Agitated states: performance in the American theater of cruelty. [Anthony Kubiak].

CONTENTS Prologue xi Introduction/Second Agitated States: Performance in the American Theater of Cruelty book The American Theater of Cruelty 1 ACT1/Warning Signs 1 Puritanism and the Early American Theaters of Cruelty 29 2 The Resistance to Theater in the Conquest of America 53 ACT2/Confession 3 Ripping Good Time: History, Blindsight, and Amnesic Thought 79 4 Excursis: The Thought of an American Theater ACT3/Convulsions.

Agitated States is a challenging and difficult book, aiming not only to explore the violence of American culture, especially in the aftermath of 9/11, but also to "assess 'what went wrong' in some of the theoretical thought of the s and s" (vii).

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Anthony Kubiak. American history as theater, and theater as the heart of American life. hysteria, and grief. The writing is clear, convincing, and acute; this book will make an important addition to any American theatre (or.

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By Jodi Kanter, Published on 03/01/ Recommended Citation. Kanter, J. Agitated States: Performance in the American Theater of : Jodi Kanter.

Anthony Kubiak is Professor of Drama at the University of California, Irvine. His most recent book, Agitated States: Performance in the American Theater of Cruelty, investigates the uses of theatre and theatricality in the stagings of American is also the author of Stages of Terror: Terrorism, Ideology, and Coercion as Theatre History.

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collective memory. At these moments the book achieves a special historical quality. In the process, we then get a suggestion of the kind of autobiography that Marvin Carlson might write—a book to be desired: the Wizard of Theatrical Memory, from Kansas to the World.

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Agitated States: Performance in the American Theater of Cruelty Anthony Kubiak University of Michigan Press, and to dismiss theater and theatricalization as un-American, even evil. This book rethinks American history as theater, and theater as the ethos and substance of American life, ironically repudiated at every turn by the culture.

Anthony Kubiak is Professor of Drama at the University of California, Irvine. His most recent book, Agitated States: Performance in the American Theater of Cruelty, investigates the uses of theatre and theatricality in the stagings of American history. He is also the author of Stages of Terror: Terrorism.

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The Theater and Its Double aimed to annihilate Western theater, and to re-create it from the ashes in accordance with Artaud’s principle: “Everything that acts is a cruelty,” he wrote.

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intervention in the Cuban War of on: Cuba and Puerto Rico (Caribbean. In her book “The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning,” published last year to wide acclaim, the critic Maggie Nelson examined the “shock and awe” doctrine that has governed so much of the last century’s art, arguing that it has too often let artists off the hook for the less.

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