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Using a performance studies lens, this book is a study of performance in the post-9/11 context of the so-called war on terror. It analyzes conventional theatre, political protest, performance art and other sites of performance to unpack the ways in which meaning has been made in the contemporary global sociopolitical environment.

Produktbeschreibung
Using a performance studies lens, this book is a study of performance in the post-9/11 context of the so-called war on terror. It analyzes conventional theatre, political protest, performance art and other sites of performance to unpack the ways in which meaning has been made in the contemporary global sociopolitical environment.
Autorenporträt
DR SARA BRADY Assistant Professor at Bronx Community College/City University of New York, USA. She received her PhD from the Department of Performance Studies at New York University. With Fintan Walsh she edited the collection Crossroads: Performance Studies and Irish Culture (Palgrave, 2009). Her writing has appeared in TDR: The Drama Review, American Theatre magazine, and New Hibernia Review.
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' Brady's wide-ranging discussions of anti-war performance, of virtual warfare and military training, and of the Bush and Obama administrations are excellent examples of the kind of politically engaged, comparative scholarship that performance studies can offer.' Eero Lane, University of New York, USA