Engages the virtually invisible subject of older women in western culture.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
The first book of the women’s liberation movement to put forth a feminist theory of politics.
Offers a glimpse of new perspectives on how philosophy performs in the gaps between thinking and acting.
A collection of 14 essays by international scholars and practitioners from across the disciplines of Philosophy, Literature and Theatre and Performance Studies, addressing the nature of the relationship between philosophy and performance.
Argues that the child, understood as innocence in need of protection, represents the possibility of the future against which the queer is positioned as the embodiment of a relentlessly narcissistic, antisocial, and future-negating drive. Boldly insists that the efficacy of queerness lies in its very willingness to embrace this refusal of the social and political order.
MA Performance Thesis, 2016.
The first work to critically examine the dilemmas and promises of representing feminist motherhood in contemporary art and visual culture.
Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).
Examines laughter among actors, among audience, and the interaction between the two. Exploring the many uses and effects of laughter in theatre, Weitz considers laughter as a tool of political resonance, as social commentary, and as one of the oldest rhetorical devices.
Walsh argues that there are many links between theatre and therapy when considering actor training, theatre in therapeutic contexts, and contemporary theatre and performance.
Siona Wilson investigates the charged relationship of sex and labour politics as it played out in the making of feminist art in 1970s Britain.
Investigates the extent to which performance can represent the 'unrepresentable' of trauma.