Diasporas and Interculturalism in Asian Performing Arts: by Hae-kyung Um

By Hae-kyung Um

In an age of globalization, functionality is more and more drawn from intercultural creativity and found in multicultural settings. This quantity is the 1st to target the acting arts of Asian diasporas within the context of modernity and multiculturalism. The essays find the modern acting arts as a discursive box during which the bounds among culture and translation, and authenticity and hybridity are redefined and negotiated to create a mess of which means and aesthetics in worldwide and native contexts.
With contributions from students of Asian experiences, theatre reports, anthropology, cultural experiences, dance ethnology and musicology, this actually interdisciplinary paintings covers each point of the sociology of functionality of the Asian diasporas.

Show description

Read Online or Download Diasporas and Interculturalism in Asian Performing Arts: Translating Traditions (Routledgecurzon--Iias Asian Studies Series) PDF

Best stage & theatre books

Adaptation, Intermediality and the British Celebrity Biopic

Starting with the basis that the biopic is a kind of edition and an instance of intermediality, this assortment examines the multiplicity of 'source texts' and the convergence of alternative media during this style, along the concurrent problems with constancy and authenticity that accompany this way.

Tennessee Williams and Italy: A Transcultural Perspective

This booklet finds for the 1st time the import of a tremendous community of connections among Tennessee Williams and the rustic closest to his center, Italy. America's so much thought-provoking playwright enjoyed Italy greater than the other state outdoors the U.S. and used to be deeply motivated by way of its tradition for many of his existence.

Theater Planning: Facilities for Performing Arts and Live Entertainment (100 Cases)

This booklet introduces theater making plans to scholars and practitioners of every box, and offers an in depth consultant to the method and the technical standards specific to theater constructions. half I is a consultant to the innovations and practices of structure and building, as utilized to appearing arts structures.

Bernard Shaw and Beatrice Webb on Poverty and Equality in the Modern World, 1905–1914 (Bernard Shaw and His Contemporaries)

This e-book investigates how, along Beatrice Webb’s ground-breaking pre-World conflict One anti-poverty campaigns, George Bernard Shaw helped release the general public debate in regards to the dating among equality, redistribution and democracy in a built economic climate. the 10 years following his nice 1905 play on poverty Major Barbara present a puzzle to Shaw students, who've hitherto did not get pleasure from either the centrality of the assumption of equality in significant performs like Getting Married, Misalliance, and Pygmalion, and to appreciate that his significant political paintings, 1928’s The clever Woman’s advisor to Socialism and Capitalism had its roots during this period before the good battle.

Additional resources for Diasporas and Interculturalism in Asian Performing Arts: Translating Traditions (Routledgecurzon--Iias Asian Studies Series)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.06 of 5 – based on 49 votes