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Performing Age in Modern Drama

Performing Age in Modern Drama( )
Author: Lipscomb, Valerie Barnes
ISBN:978-1-137-51251-2
Publication Date:Jul 2016
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $89.99
Book Description:

This book is the first to examine age across the modern and contemporary dramatic canon, from Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams to Paula Vogel and Doug Wright.  All ages across the life course are interpreted as performance and performative both on page and on stage, including professional productions and senior-theatre groups.

The common admonition "act your age" provides the springboard for this study, which rests on the premise that age is performative in nature,...
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Book Details
Pages:202
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / General
Literary Criticism / Drama
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.772 x 8.19 Inches
Book Weight:8.351 Pounds



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