Native North American theater in a global age

sites of identity construction and transdifference
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Winter , Heidelberg
American drama -- Indian authors -- History and criticism, American literature -- Indian authors -- History and crit
StatementBirgit Däwes
SeriesAmerican studies -- v. 147, American studies (Munich, Germany) -- v. 147
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LC ClassificationsPS338.I53 D349 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 478 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL16032449M
ISBN 103825352773
ISBN 139783825352776

Birgit Däwes is Professor of American Studies at the Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz, Germany. She is the author of Native North American Theater in a Global Age: Sites of Identity Construction and Transdifference and Ground Zero Fiction: History, Memory, and Representation in the American 9/11 Novel.4/5(1).

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American Studies Ser. Heidelberg, Ger.: Universitätsverlag Winter, ISBN: pp. Katherine Evans, University of Texas at Austin To call Birgit Däwes's almost five-hundred-page study of contemporary Native theater. This resource guide offers a primer for theater educators, instructors, and academics interested in indigenous theater and performance of North and Central America.

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Birgit Däwes is Professor of American Studies at the Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz, Germany.

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She is the author of Native North American Theater in a Global Age: Sites of Identity Construction and Transdifference and Ground Zero Fiction: History, Memory, and Representation in the American 9/11 Novel.

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Native America Revisited, Immigrants and American Theater () Theater was not widespread in Colonial America. In fact, colonists in some regions passed laws forbidding the performance of plays for religious reasons.

That may seem strange considering that drama became one of the most popular art forms in America (moving in the 20th. Birgit Däwes is Professor and Chair of American Studies at the University of Vienna, Austria, and Director of the University of Vienna’s Center of Canadian Studies.

Her publications include Native North American Theater in a Global Age (Heidelberg: Winter, ), Ground Zero Fiction: History, Memory, and Representation in the American 9/11 Novel (Heidelberg: Winter, ), as well as the. North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE.

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Journal of American Indian Education, 13, 1,Oct 73 The ceremonial rituals American Indians have practiced for centuries are uncontestable testimony to how strongly they respond to theatre. These rituals, a pure and functional form of dramatic art, are practiced today by a Native American theater.

typical representations of Native peoples still exists in North America” (Marubbio, Buffalohead 2). Certainly in present day, the notion that Native Americans are either noble or evil savages has been shown to be inargu-ably false and a gross misrepresentation.

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Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. Book Reviews spaces, integrates opposite poles, and synthesizes disparities" (). While Däwes recognizes the potential overuse of the trickster figure by non-Native critics and scholars, she nevertheless finds it a helpful tool for analyzing the shifting semiotics of Native North American theater.

The hermeneutics of a "trickster theater" are practical as well: as a "genre of exploration.