Contemporary Drama in English 08

Bernhard Reitz and Alyce von Rothkirch, eds.
Crossing Borders – Intercultural Drama and Theatre at the Turn of the Millennium

Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2001.
ISBN 3-88476-464-0, 202 pp., EUR 20,50

The volume contains the 16 papers given at the ninth CDE conference in Bad Alexandersbad (University of Bayreuth) in 2000.

  1. Bernhard Reitz and Alyce von Rothkirch: Crossing Borders: The 9th CDE Annual Conference at Bad Alexandersbad, November 2-5, 2000
  2. Jane Turner: The ‚Third‘ Spectator
  3. Angelika E. C. Keil: Postcolonial Identities: a Plurality of Experiences
  4. Stephanie Kramer: Postcolonial Experience and Intercultural Communication in Hanif Kureishi’s Borderline (1981) and Ayub Khan-Din’s East is East (1996)
  5. Mark Berninger: The Absence of the Intercultural? – The History of Anglo-Indian Relations in Ayub Khan-Din’s Last Dance at Dum Dum and Tom Stoppard’s Indian Ink
  6. Christiane Schlote: Satire and Sociology: The Performing Powers of Meera Syal and Anna Deavere Smith
  7. Nüvid Mortan: Creating a Multicultural Space in Theatre: Bahar Noktasi –  Can Yücel’s Creative Translation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  8. Edith Hallberg: Shakespeare’s Macbeth Crossing Borders: Violence and Reconciliation in Welcome Msomi’s Umabatha
  9. Heiko Stahl: „I won’t answer to the name Caliban“ – Négritude and the Master Narrative in Aimé Césaire’s A Tempest
  10. Beate Neumeier: Towards an Intercultural Theatre? Variations on Shakespeare’s The Tempest
  11. Ulrike Hattemer: Reading and Rewriting Shakespeare – the Anglo-Jewish Take on the Bard
  12. José Ramón Prado Pérez: Interculturalism, Subversion and the Quest for Identity in Chicano Theatre
  13. Alyce von Rothkirch: A Welsh National Theatre? Welsh Drama in English before the Second World War
  14. Anette Pankratz: Greek to Us? Appropriations of Myths in Contemporary British and Irish Drama
  15. Stefanie Brusberg-Kiermeier: Re-writing Seneca: Sarah Kane’s Phaedra’s Love
  16. Heiner Zimmermann: Theatrical Transgression in Totalitarian and Democratic Societies: Shakespeare as a Trojan Horse and the Scandal of Sarah Kane
  17. Stuart Marlow: Pushing at the Limits of Representation: South African and Northern Irish Challenges to Accepted Notions of Dramatic Discourse

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