Performing European Memories: Trauma, Ethics, Politics by Milija GluhovicPerforming European Memories: Trauma, Ethics, Politics by Milija Gluhovic

Performing European Memories: Trauma, Ethics, Politics

byMilija Gluhovic

Hardcover | April 23, 2013

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Asking whether a genuinely shared European memory is possible while addressing the dangers of a single, homogenized European memory, Gluhovic examines the contradictions, specificities, continuities and discontinuities in the European shared and unshared pasts as represented in the works of Pinter, Tadeusz Kantor, Heiner Muller and Artur Zmijewski.
Milija Gluhovic is Associate Professor of Theatre and Performance and Director of an Erasmus Mundus MA in International Performance Research at the University of Warwick, UK. His research interests include contemporary European theatre and performance, memory studies, and discourses of European identity, migrations and human rights. He...
Title:Performing European Memories: Trauma, Ethics, PoliticsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:334 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.09 inPublished:April 23, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230297900

ISBN - 13:9780230297906

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Theorising Europe and Recollection 2. History, Memory, and Trauma in Heiner Muller's Theatre 3. Contested Pasts and the Ethics of Remembrance in Tadeusz Kantor's 'Theatre of Death' 4. Postmemory, Vulnerability, Affect 5. Conclusion: European Memories and the Margins of Europe: Sarajevo Theatre Tragedy and Three Prayers for One Wish

Editorial Reviews

'This extensive study is exemplary in its scholarly and contextual rigour... The book, suitably pitched at the advanced postgraduate level, will appeal to scholars working in memory studuies and the stage, whils its consideration of lived-through, embodied, and represented trauma in the context of sociopolitical crises and fluid identities is incisive and urgent, making this an important critical source in the broader field.' - Vicky Angelaki, NTQ