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Title Performing dream homes : theater and the spatial politics of the domestic sphere / Emily Klein, Jennifer-Scott Mobley, Jill Stevenson, editors.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xvi, 238 pages)
Series Springer Literature, Cultural and Media Studies eBooks 2019 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intro; Acknowledgments; Contents; Notes on Contributors; List of Figures; Introduction; Chapter 1: Introduction: Welcome Home; "The Problem of Place and Place as Problem"; Dreams of Home; I: Family Homes on Stage; II: Making Home Material; III: Home as Public Performance; "For the Future to Be Open, Space Must Be Open Too"; Works Cited; Part I: Family Homes on Stage; Chapter 2: "'The History of America Is the History of Private Property': The Politics of Home in Clybourne Park and Beneatha's Place"; Racing and Chasing the American Dream in Black and White: History and Context; Buried Secrets
Problematics of PerspectiveThe Raisin Cycle; Works Cited; Chapter 3: Home as an Activist and Feminist Stage: Women's Performative Agency in the Drama of Susan Glaspell; Trifles; Chains of Dew; Alison's House; Works Cited; Chapter 4: Home Games: Contesting Domestic Geographies in Marie Jones's A Night in November; Works Cited; Part II: Making Home Material; Chapter 5: Making Room(s): Staging Plays About Women and Houses; Staging Women and Houses in Classical and Contemporary Plays; Staging The House of Bernarda Alba; Conclusion; Works Cited
Chapter 6: Staging Recovery as Home Work in Rachel's HouseWomen Leaving Prison; Staging Recovery as Home Work; Staging the Contingent Home; On Bearing Witness Through Theatre; Dramatizing Recovery, Cultivating Dreams; Works Cited; Chapter 7: The Making of "Attawapiskat Is No Exception": Positions, Implications, and Affective Responses; Acknowledging Colonial Contexts: Creative Process; States and Stakes of Home; Starting from Home; Conclusion; Works Cited; Part III: Home as Public Performance
Chapter 8: The Genius of a House: Grey Towers as Nineteenth-Century Stage for Twentieth-Century ConservationismThe Pinchots at Home; Cultural Authentication at Grey Towers: An Impression of "Old"; Rehearsals for New Lives; Theatrical Genius at Grey Towers; Grey Towers and the Genius of the First Republic; The Genius of Grey Towers; Works Cited; Chapter 9: Pitching Home: Medicine Shows and the Performance of the Domestic in Southern Appalachia; Prepping the Pitch: Medicine Shows in Southern Appalachia; Turning the Tip: Activating the Audience; Souvenir Slum Junk: Medicine Show Trading Cards
Pitching the Past: A ConclusionWorks Cited; Chapter 10: Nostalgic Cartography: Performances of Hometown by Pittsburgh's Squonk Opera and San Francisco's Magic Bus; Tracing Routes: Immersive Mapping; "Won't You Be My Neighbor?": Hometown Opera in Pittsburgh; Moving Memories: Transportation and Time; "No Place" (Like Home): Complicating and Commemorating Home; "Churning Out That Talent": Hometown Rewrite; "You're either on the bus or off the bus": Trance-Portation in San Francisco; Ways of Seeing: Revis(it)ing the Past; Homesick: Displacement, Tourism, and Technology
Other author Klein, Emily, editor.
Mobley, Jennifer-Scott, 1970- editor.
Stevenson, Jill, editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Domestic space in the theater.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783030015817 electronic book
3030015815 electronic book