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

Diedrich, Antje (2011) Acting out trauma in the theatre of embarassment: George Tabori's Shylock improvisations. Performance Research: a Journal of the Performing Arts, 16 (1). pp. 142-152. ISSN 1352-8165

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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.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Media and Performing Arts > Performing Arts
Item ID: 12111
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Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2013 13:14
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URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/12111

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