Global Challenges and Regional Responses in Contemporary Drama in English

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Jochen Achilles, Ina Bergmann, Birgit Däwes (Eds.)

Global Challenges and Regional Responses in Contemporary Drama in English

ISBN 978-3-88476-590-6, ISBN 3-88476-590-6, 278 S., kt., € 24,50 (2003)

(CDE - Contemporary Drama in English, Bd. 10)

Matthew Roudané
Global Challenges, Regional Responses: The Theatre of Sam Shepard

Hans-Ulrich Mohr
The Significance of 'Horseplay': Global and Regional Dimensions in Sam Shepard's True West and Far North

Katharina Ehrhard
Enacting the Farm Crisis of the 1970s: Sam Shepard's Curse of the Starving Class as a Socially Symbolic Act

Wilfried Raussert
Gender and Performance of Local and Global Conflicts in Postmodern and Contemporary American Drama:
LeRoi Jones, José Rivera, David H. Hwang

Carmen Birkle
Revising America, Revisioning the Past: American Drama in a Global(izing) World

Kerstin Schmidt
"A Blueprint of an Event": History, Spectacle, and the Creation of an African American Perspective

Klaus Benesch
Myth, Media, and the Obsolescene of Postmodern Drama: Don DeLillo's Tragicomedy Valparaiso

Marvin Carlson
The Mother Tongue and the Other Tongue: The American Challenge in Recent Drama

Cordula Quint
Terror of the Contemporary Sublime: Regional Responses to the Challenges of Internationalism and Globalization
in the Drama of Caryl Churchill and David Edgar Kara McKechnie

Homely Northern Women in Sensible Shoes: Alan Bennett and the Pleasures of Provincialism

Jürgen Wehrmann
Revising the Nation: Globalization and Fragmentation of Irish History in Sebastian Barry's Plays

Birgit Däwes
Local or Global? Negotiations of Identity in Drew Hayden Taylor's Plays

Chijioke Uwah
The Theme of Political Betrayal in the Plays of Zakes Mda

Annette Pankratz / Alyce von Rothkirch / Kathleen Starck / Merle Tönnies
Making Play-Texts Live: Teaching Drama as Experience