Ethical Speculations in Contemporary British Theatre

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9781137297570
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216
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M. Aragay
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Englisch
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This volume is the first to offer a comprehensive critical examination of the intersections between contemporary ethical thought and post-1989 British playwriting. Its coverage of a large number of plays and playwrights, international range of contributors and original argumentation make it a key point of reference for students and researchers.
Foreword; Aleks Sierz 1. To Begin to Speculate: Theatre Studies, Ethics and Spectatorship; Mireia Aragay PART I: (POST-)HOLOCAUST REPRESENTATIONS 2. Violence, Testimony and Ethics in Martin Crimp's The Country and The City; Clara Escoda 3. Bearing Witness and Ethical Responsibility in Harold Pinter's Ashes to Ashes; Hanna Scolnicov 4. How to Mourn: Kane, Pinter and Theatre as Monument to Loss in the 1990s; Mark Taylor-Batty PART II: THEORETICAL SPECULATIONS 5. Two: Duologues and the Differend; Dan Rebellato 6. The Undecidable and the Event: Ethics of Unrest in Martin Crimp's Attempts on Her Life and Debbie Tucker Green's Truth and Reconciliation; Martin Middeke PART III: SPECTATORIAL ETHICS 7. Playing with Proximity: Precarious Ethics on Stage in the New Millennium; Clare Wallace 8. Witness or Accomplice? Unsafe Spectatorship in the Work of Anthony Neilson and Simon Stephens; Vicky Angelaki 9. Witnessing, Sexualized Spectatorship and the (De)construction of Queer Identities in Mother Clap's Molly House, The Pride and Cock; Enric Monforte PART IV: ETHICS AND INSTITUTIONS 10. From Front Page to Front Stage: War Correspondents and Media Ethics in British Theatre; Christiane Schlote 11. Kicking Tots and Revolutionary Trots: The English Stage Company Young People's Theatre Scheme 1969-70; Graham Saunders Notes Index
This volume is the first to offer a comprehensive critical examination of the intersections between contemporary ethical thought and post-1989 British playwriting. Its coverage of a large number of plays and playwrights, international range of contributors and original argumentation make it a key point of reference for students and researchers.

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