Performing Trauma in Central Africa

Performing Trauma in Central Africa

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What are the stakes of cultural production in a time of war? How is artistic expression prone to manipulation by the state and international humanitarian organizations? In the charged political terrain of post-genocide Rwanda, post-civil war Uganda, and recent violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Laura Edmondson explores performance through the lens of empire. Instead of celebrating theatre productions as expression of cultural agency and resilience, Edmondson… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: Indiana University Press (March 26, 2018)

Collection: African Expressive Cultures

Format: EPUB

Page count: 366 pages

File size: 8 MB

Protection: Watermark

Language: English


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