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Davis, Walter A.

Art and politics : psychoanalysis, ideology, theatre / Walter A. Davis.

London ; Pluto Press, 2007.
Ann Arbor : Pluto Press, 2007.
Physical Description:
xv, 176 p. ; 22 cm.
Reference Library
PN2266.5 .D38 2007 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-175) and index.
Subject Terms:
Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

  • Pt. 1. The Corrie conatrovery :a drama in three acts. The play's the thing : Censorship, theatre and ideology
  • Mendacity : The prospects of progressive theatre under capitalism
  • Beyond the Corrie controversy : Manifesto for a progressive theatre
  • Pt. 2. Ideology : the heart of the ulcer. The trouble with truffles : On the ideological paralysis of the left
  • The humanist tradition : The philosophical and rhetorical roots of ideological paralysis
  • Pt. 3. The way out of the cave. Overture : "Happy Birthday, Sam!"
  • The knot at the center : The tragic structure of experience
  • An evening with JonBenét Ramsey
  • Between two deaths : Life on the row.