Madness in Contemporary British Theatre: Resistances and Representations (Hardcover)

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Acknowledgements

Chapters

1. Introduction

2. Psychiatric Power in the Contemporary Asylum: The Diagnostic Gaze and the Practical Critique

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Seeing Patriarchy and Seeing Madness in Sarah Daniels' Head-Rot Holiday

2.3 Diagnosis through Language and Race in Joe Penhall's Blue/Orange

2.4 The Dispersed Mad Body in Lucy Prebble's The Effect

2.5 Conclusion

3. Hearing Voices, Seeing Visions: Hallucination, Space, and Mad Experience

3.1 Introduction &nb.

About the Author


Dr. Jon Venn works as Teaching Fellow in Drama at the University of Birmingham, UK. His research interests include contemporary British theatre, the politics of madness, and critical suicide studies. His work has appeared in The Cambridge Companion to Theatre and Science and the Journal of Interdisciplinary Voice Studies.


Product Details
ISBN: 9783030797812
ISBN-10: 3030797813
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: September 23rd, 2021
Pages: 222
Language: English