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The Routledge Companion to Theatre of the Oppressed

Edited by: Kelly Howe , Julian Boal , José Soeiro

Print publication date:  February  2019
Online publication date:  February  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138291027
eBook ISBN: 9781315265704
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315265704
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<P>This dynamic book offers a comprehensive companion to the theory and practice of Theatre of the Oppressed. Developed by Brazilian director and theorist Augusto Boal, these theatrical forms invite people to mobilize their knowledge and rehearse struggles against oppression.</P> <P></P> <P>Featuring a diverse array of voices (many of them as yet unheard in the academic world), the book hosts dialogues on the following questions, among others:</P> <P></P> <UL> <P> <LI>Why and how did Theatre of the Oppressed develop?</LI> <P></P> <P> <LI>What are the differences between the&nbsp;1970s (when Theatre of the Oppressed began) and today?</LI> <P></P> <P> <LI>How has Theatre of the Oppressed been shaped by local and global shifts of the last 40-plus years?</LI> <P></P> <P> <LI>Why has Theatre of the Oppressed spread or "multiplied" across so many geographic, national, and cultural borders?</LI> <P></P> <P> <LI>How has Theatre of the Oppressed been shaped by globalization, "development," and neoliberalism?</LI> <P></P> <P> <LI>What are the stakes, challenges, and possibilities of Theatre of the Oppressed today?</LI> <P></P> <P> <LI>How can Theatre of the Oppressed balance practical analysis of <I>what is</I> with ambitious insistence on <I>what could be</I>?</LI> <P></P> <P> <LI>How can Theatre of the Oppressed hope, but concretely?</LI> <P></P></UL> <P></P> <P>Broad in scope yet rich in detail, <I>The Routledge Companion to Theatre of the Oppressed</I> contains practical and critical content relevant to artists, activists, teachers, students, and researchers.</P>

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  New York and After Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Arena Theatre, Brazil, Boal Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Augusto Boal and the Nuestra AmÉrica Theatre Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Agitprop and Theatre of the Oppressed Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Epic Theatre and Theatre of the Oppressed Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Paulo Freire and Augusto Boal Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Theatre of the Oppressed as a Dialectical Game? Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Constraints and Possibilities in the Flesh Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Contradictions of Theatre of the Oppressed Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Identities, Otherness, and Emancipation in Theatre of the Oppressed Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Capitalism and Environmental Destruction Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Racism, Colonialism, Imperialism Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Patriarchy, Cisnormativity, Heteronormativity Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Games Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Newspaper Theatre Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Image Theatre Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Invisible Theatre Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Forum Theatre Download PDF
Chapter  19:  The Rainbow of Desire Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Legislative Theatre Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Aesthetics of the Oppressed Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Neoliberalism and the Alternative of the Common Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Indignant Democracy Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Art and the Wreckage Download PDF
Chapter  25:  The Tough Exile in Argentina, Or The “Sabbatical Year” of Boal Download PDF
Chapter  26:  The Dialectics of Theatre of the Oppressed During Augusto Boal’s Portuguese Exile Download PDF
Chapter  27:  The Beginnings of Theatre of the Oppressed in France Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Theatre of The oppressed, Not Theatre for The Oppressed Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Early Conferences in the Us Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Theatre of the Oppressed in Senegal Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Theatre of the Oppressed in Neoliberal Times Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Workshops Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Gatherings Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Political Organizations Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Schools Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Ngos Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Therapy Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Community Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Academia Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Jana Sanskriti Download PDF
Chapter  41:  FÉminisme-Enjeux Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Peles Negras, MÁscaras Negras (Black Skins, Black Masks) Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Mstb (Roofless Movement of Bahia) Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Forn De Teatre Pa’tothom Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Gto Montevideo Download PDF
Chapter  46:  The Egyptian National Project for Theatre of the Oppressed and Its Arab Network Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Theatre of the Oppressed Nyc Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Epilogue Download PDF
Colour Plates Download PDF
Appendix Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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