Issue 39

Australasian Drama Studies

Number 39 October 2001

Performance Studies in Australia
Edited by Gay McAuley, Glenn D’Cruz and Alison Richards
A special focus issue of Australasian Drama Studies

 

Contents

Editorial Foreword

Performance Studies: Definitions, Methodologies, Future Directions
GAY McAULEY

Performance Studies in Australia Today: a Survey of the Field
GLENN D’CRUZ

Learning in/Through Crisis
IAN MAXWELL

Shaking the Frame: Erving Goffman and Performance Studies
ALISON RICHARDS

Toil and Traffic: Australian Appropriations of the Suzuki Method
HELEN GILBERT and JACQUELINE LO

The Dialectics of Inter-Cultural Performance: Towards a Historiographic Cross-Cultural Praxis
JONATHAN MARSHALL

‘The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same…’? Feminisms and Performance Studies
KERRIE SCHAEFER and LAURA GINTERS

Performance Studies: a Tour Through the Field
JONATHAN BOLLEN

Discourses of an ‘International’ Disciplinary F ormation: Australian and International Performance Studies Conference Diaries 1991-2001
RACHAEL FENSHAM

Discussing Theory-Practice Relationships in Performance: a Round-Table Discussion with Annette Tesoriero, Tess de Quincey,Deborah Pollard, John Baylis, David Pledger, Josephine Wilson
PETER ECKERSALL

Reviews

HELEN THOMSON, Meat Party by Duong Le Quy

DENISE VARNEY, Life After George by Hannie Rayson

BARBARA JOSEPH, Sweet Road by Deborah Oswald

GEOFFREY MILNE, Melbourne Stories: Three Plays: Who’s Afraid of the Working Class? by Andrew Bovell, Patricia Cornelius, Melissa Reeves, Christos Tsiolkas and Irine Vela; Polly Blue by Belinda Bradley; Features of Blown Youth by Raimondo Cortese

TOM BURVILL, The Chekhov Theatre: A Century of the Plays in Performance by Laurence Senelick

REBECCA PELAN, The Politics of Irish Drama: Plays in Context from Boucicault to Friel by Nicholas Grene

JACQUELINE LO, The Politics of Cultural Practice: Thinking Through Theatre in an Age of Globalization by Rustom Bharucha