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Peering Behind the Curtain : Disability, Illness, and the Extraordinary Body in Contemporary Theatre

By: King, Kimball.
Contributor(s): Fahy, Tom.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Studies in Modern Drama: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (194 p.).ISBN: 9781135308964.Subject(s): Abnormalities, Human, in literature | American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Diseases in literature | English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Human body in literature | Literature and medicine -- English-speaking countries -- History -- 20th century | Medicine in literature | People with disabilities in literature | Sick in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Peering Behind the Curtain : Disability, Illness, and the Extraordinary Body in Contemporary TheatreDDC classification: 812.50935208 | 812/.50935208 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Peering Behind the Curtain; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; General Editor's Note; Peering behind the Curtain: An Introduction; Part I; Between Two Worlds: The Emerging Aesthetic of the National Theater of the Deaf; ""Better Me Than You"": Children of a Lesser God, Deaf Education, and Paternalism; Violence, Pain, Pleasure: Wit; Making an Art out of Suffering: Bill T. Jones's Uncle Tom; ""It Hurts?"": Afflicted Bodies in Beckett's Drama; Depression-the Undiagnosed Disability in Marsha Norman's 'night, Mother
""Some Unheard-of Thing"": Freaks, Families, and Coming of Age in The Member of the WeddingYoung Doctors Come to See the Elephant Man; Part II; Acting without Limits: Profiles of Three Physically Disabled Performers; Two-Act Play; An Interview with James MacDonald; Balance Is Stillness; Contributors; Index
Summary: First published in 2002
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Cover; Peering Behind the Curtain; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; General Editor's Note; Peering behind the Curtain: An Introduction; Part I; Between Two Worlds: The Emerging Aesthetic of the National Theater of the Deaf; ""Better Me Than You"": Children of a Lesser God, Deaf Education, and Paternalism; Violence, Pain, Pleasure: Wit; Making an Art out of Suffering: Bill T. Jones's Uncle Tom; ""It Hurts?"": Afflicted Bodies in Beckett's Drama; Depression-the Undiagnosed Disability in Marsha Norman's 'night, Mother

""Some Unheard-of Thing"": Freaks, Families, and Coming of Age in The Member of the WeddingYoung Doctors Come to See the Elephant Man; Part II; Acting without Limits: Profiles of Three Physically Disabled Performers; Two-Act Play; An Interview with James MacDonald; Balance Is Stillness; Contributors; Index

First published in 2002

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