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Transnational Performance, Identity and Mobility in Asia

Iris H Tuan editor.; Ivy I-Chu Chang editor.

Singapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Palgrave Pivot ; 2018

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  • Titolo:
    Transnational Performance, Identity and Mobility in Asia
  • Altro autore: Iris H Tuan editor.; Ivy I-Chu Chang editor.
  • Editore: Singapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Palgrave Pivot
  • Anno: 2018
  • Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (xx, 164 pages) : illustrations.
  • Descrizione: Introduction Transnational Performance, Identity and Mobility in Asia -- Encountering the Alienated Self: Hip-Hop Jingju Catching “Chinese Wind” in Contemporary Legend Theatre’s 108 Heroes -- Translocal Mobility: Hakka Opera Betrayal Inspired from Shakespeare’s Lost Play Cardenio -- Is Universality Possible in Content and Pedagogy? Les Miserables as an Etude Series for the School Drama Curriculum -- Crossing the Sea: The Theatre Company Ishinha’s Geographical Trail -- Lila or Mela? Richard Schechner’s “Play” of the Ramlila of Ramnagar -- Korean Diaspora and the Moebius Strip: Sung Rno’s Yi Sang Counts to Thirteen and Transnational Avant-Garde Theatre -- Noda Hideki’s The Bee and Being Transnational/International -- Disequilibrium: Disability, Gender, and Belonging in Mahesh Dattani’s Tara and Manjula Padmanabhan’s Harvest -- The Orient on Ice: Transnational Cultural Portrayals by Asian and Asian-American Figure Skaters.
    This pivot considers the history, methodology and practice of Asian theatre and investigates the role of Asian theatre and film in contemporary transnational Asian identities. It critically reviews the topics of transnationalism and intercultural political difference, arguing that the concept of Transnational Asian theatre or 'TransAsia' acan promote cultural diversity and social transformation. The book notably offers an understanding of theatre as a cultural laboratory, a repository for diverse histories and a forum for intercultural dialogue, allowing for a better understanding of sociocultural patterns surrounding transnational Asian identity and mobility.
  • Soggetti: Theater; Civilization-History; Migration; Ethnology-Asia; Culture; Theatre and Performance Studies; Cultural History; Migration; Asian Culture; Global/International Culture
  • Lingua: Inglese
  • Identificativo: ISBN: 981-10-7107-1
  • Lo trovi in: Risorse Elettroniche UniNA "Federico II"

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