Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2019

280 Pages | 19 black & white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526113696

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Queer exceptions

Solo performance in neoliberal times

First Edition

Stephen Greer

Published by Manchester University Press

Theatre Theory Practice Performance MUP

  • Combines case studies from across a diverse field of contemporary theatre and performance practice including live art, cabaret, theatre and stand-up comedy
  • Provides an original critical analysis of the relationship between solo performance, neoliberalism and our wider cultural attachment to singular individuals
  • Makes an essential contribution to contemporary debates concerning identity and individuality at the intersection of performance and queer studies
  • Establishes a new account of the cultural politics of exception arguing for the significance of complicity and vulnerability in the pursuit of social change
  • 19 black and white illustrations

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