Translocal Performance in Asian Theatre and Film

Translocal Performance in Asian Theatre and Film

by Iris H. Tuan

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Overview

This pivot offers an innovative, trans-local perspective on performance studies in the era of digital technology, considering a range of content from theater to opera, film, dance, and musical theatre. It examines theatre performing arts and film in terms of aesthetics, gender studies, and identity politics, and showcases the value of human accomplishments in theatre and film and their representative artistic works. It also addresses key issues within performance studies, such as gender, class, race, ethnicity, identity, and how minorities portray their ethnicity stories. This book links the trans-national and the trans-local and considers how emerging mobile geographies and new methodologies of interpreting performance in theatre and film reflect the transformations of our understanding of geopolitical time and space.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811341984
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 01/13/2019
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 177
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Iris H. Tuan is Professor at National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan. She received her Ph.D. in Theater from UCLA and has been a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University. Tuan’s selected publications include papers published by the Asian Theatre Journal, the Intercultural Theatre: Adaptation and Representation and Western Canon in Taiwan Theatre. Tuan is the recipient of an NCTU Outstanding Research Award.

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