Acting out trauma in the theatre of embarassment: George Tabori's Shylock improvisations

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Diedrich, A. 2011. Acting out trauma in the theatre of embarassment: George Tabori's Shylock improvisations. Performance Research. 16 (1), pp. 142-152. https://doi.org/10.1080/13528165.2011.562040
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TitleActing out trauma in the theatre of embarassment: George Tabori's Shylock improvisations
AuthorsDiedrich, A.
Abstract

This article considers George Tabori’s play, Shylock Improvisations, as an expression of an emerging cultural sensibility that regarded the Nazi holocaust as the traumatic event of the twentieth century, with the post-war era becoming a post-traumatic age, in which the individual and the collective were considered psychologically affected or wounded and in need of healing.

PublisherRoutledge
JournalPerformance Research
ISSN1352-8165
Electronic1469-9990
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Deposited04 Oct 2013
Output statusPublished
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/13528165.2011.562040
LanguageEnglish
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