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Hard Labour and Punitive Welfare: The Unemployed Body at Work in Participatory Performance.
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge): SSH Titles, 2017-01-30)
Feminism and Futurity: Revisiting Marge Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
This article considers the question of feminist futurity through Marge Piercy’s Woman on the Edge of Time (1976). While dominant readings of this novel have focused on its relationship to the feminist utopian genre and ...
Secreting Blackness in the Poetry of D. S. Marriott
Common Errors, Common Readers: Thomas Browne’s Pseudodoxia Epidemica and the Scientific Public, 1646-c.1800
(University of North Carolina Press, 2020)
Performance and Value: The Work of Theatre in Karl Marx’s Critique of Political Economy
That theatre is a place of work seems beyond debate. But what kind of workplace is it? And under what conditions does theatre conform to a capitalist production process? At first glance these questions may seem obviously, ...
Boom! Adversarial Ageism, Chrononormativity, and the Anthropocene
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2018-10-10)
This article argues that emerging ‘chrononormatives’ of ‘generational warfare’ and ‘ageing crisis’ are culturally damaging and importantly addressed by Split Britches’s Ruff (2013) and Caryl Churchill’s Escaped Alone (2016), ...
Apartheid Acting Out: Trauma, Confession and the Melancholy of Theatre in Yaël Farber's He Left Quietly
(Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017-03-27)
In 1984, Duma Kumalo was sentenced to death under the apartheid law of common purpose. He was only spared by the transitional negotiations that led to South Africa's first democratic elections in 1994. However, his suffering ...
Circular Paths of Pleasure in Marco Berrettini's iFeel2
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge): SSH Titles, 2015-10-21)
This article thinks about the connections between performance, repetition and pleasure by drawing on Lacanian theory. It examines the temporal and spatial experience of desire's perpetual unfulfillment through Marco ...
Transnational Cervantes: Text, Performance, and Transmission in the World of Don Quixote
(Oxford University Press, 2016-06-16)