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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Theatre and Migration

ISBN 9781137004024
Publication Date September 2014
Formats Ebook Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Theatre And

A vibrant introduction to theatre that engages with stories, conditions and experiences of migration. Arguing that migration is crucially about encounters with foreignness, Emma Cox traces international histories of migration and considers key issues in contemporary performance - from Cape Town and Melbourne, to London and Toronto.

Emma Cox is Lecturer in Drama and Theatre, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. She is editor of Staging Asylum: Contemporary Australian Plays about Refugees.

Series Editors' Preface
Foreword by Peter Sellars
Part 1: Politics and Mythopoetics
Languages
Stories
Artists
Audiences
Part 2: The Migrant Nation
'Captured Outside'
The Myth of Autochthonous Origins
Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Borderlines
Leveraging Indigenous Belonging
Part 3: The Migrant City
Time and Tactics
London: Arrival Capital
Cape Town: Desegregating Space
Toronto: Multicultural Configurations
Conclusion
Further Reading.

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