Staging Nationalism: Essays on Theatre and National Identity
Essays On Theatre And National Identity
'When a nation wants to reconnect with a sense of national identity, its cultural celebrations, including its theatre, are often tinged with nostalgia for a cultural high point in its history. Leaders often try to create a 'neo-classical' cultural identity. This collection of essays discusses the relationship between political power and the construction or subversion of cultural identity'--Provided by publisher.