Troubling violence : a performance project / M. Heather Carver and Elaine J. Lawless.

Troubling Violence: A Performance Project follows the collaboration between performance studies professor M. Heather Carver and ethnographic folklorist Elaine J. Lawless. The book traces the creative development of a performance troupe in which women take the stage to narrate true, harrowing experie...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Carver, M. Heather
Other Authors: Lawless, Elaine J.
Format: eBook
Published: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2009.
Table of Contents:
  • Act I. The academic stage
  • Character development
  • First run
  • Breaking the fourth wall
  • Performing violence
  • Act II. Writing the body
  • Violence against our bodies
  • Violence at home
  • Curtain call
  • A courtroom scene
  • A conference scene
  • Life, with no chance.