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Theatre and Globalization

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What is globalization? What role is there for the theatre in a globalizing world? Drawing on sources from Aeschylus to The Lion King, Shakespeare to Robert Lepage, tragedy to advertising, this original and provocative book explores the contribution that the theatre has made to our slowly evolving consciousness of our world as a whole.
Paperback, 80 pages
Published July 15th 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published June 2nd 2009)
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Phillip
Apr 02, 2016 Phillip rated it really liked it
This is not the most thorough discussion of theatre and globalization in the world, but the book doesn't set out to be. Instead, what it sets out to be is a quick and effective discussion of many of the major problems, concerns, and focal issues related to globalization and theatre. But what I really like about Rebellato's book is his support for cosmopolitanism, which is essentially a version of what I'm advocating for in my dissertations. Rebellato argues that theatre can help resist globaliza ...more
Sara
Mar 10, 2011 Sara rated it liked it
What I liked about this book(let) is that it's clear, concise, and a good launching pad to start asking questions about the role of theatre in a free market economy. I found his invocation of Kant's categorical imperative to be an intuitive shift in terminology from "globalization" and theatre (or anything other than the economy) to "cosmopolitanism." It's a little too neat and utopic but I think it's a good starting point to begin a discussion. I would really like to read the rest of the series ...more
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