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Performing the Body in Irish Theatre

  • Authors
  • Bernadette Sweeney
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Bernadette Sweeney
    Pages 1-7
  3. Bernadette Sweeney
    Pages 8-49
  4. Bernadette Sweeney
    Pages 50-77
  5. Bernadette Sweeney
    Pages 78-110
  6. Bernadette Sweeney
    Pages 111-137
  7. Bernadette Sweeney
    Pages 138-167
  8. Bernadette Sweeney
    Pages 168-193
  9. Bernadette Sweeney
    Pages 194-217
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 218-241

About this book

Introduction

This title examines the representation of the body in Irish theatre alongside the specific circumstances within which Irish theatre is performed, incorporating issues of gender and embodiment, and the performance of Irishness and tradition. The author contextualizes the body in Irish theatre, and includes in-depth analysis of five key productions.

Keywords

bibliography body corpus dancing gender knowledge performance present theatre tradition

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