restricted access   Volume 51, Number 1 (T 193), Spring 2007

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From: TDR: The Drama Review

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Guest Editor: Una Chaudhuri


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Animals Love Theatre

pp. 5-7

Animals and Performance
guest edited by Una Chaudhuri

(De)Facing the Animals: Zooësis and Performance

pp. 8-20

Performing the Open: Actors, Animals, Philosophers

pp. 21-32

The Animal Apparatus: From a Theory of Animal Acting to an Ethics of Animal Acts

pp. 33-48

Caliban's Legacy: Primate Dramas and the Performance of Species

pp. 49-62

Animalworks in China

pp. 63-91

Inappropriate/d Others or, The Difficulty of Being a Dog

pp. 92-118

Cat's Entertainment: Feline Performance in the Lion City

pp. 119-137

Murder in the Theme Park: Evangelical Animals and the End of the World

pp. 138-153

Animal Acts

Animal presence unsettles practices of spectatorship and reframes assumptions about embodiment and affect in four differently exemplary animal performances, including one dating back to the 18th century. In all of them, the ethics of watching other animals, human or nonhuman, and the call for evaluation and judgment is complicated by recognition of the multiplicitous and mysterious nature of pain and pleasure.

Captive Audiences: A Concert for the Elephants in the Jardin des Plantes

pp. 154-160

Regarding the Pain of Rats: Kim Jones's Rat Piece

pp. 160-165

"I Am Not an Animal": Jan Fabre's Parrots and Guinea Pigs

pp. 166-169

The Salon of Becoming-Animal

pp. 169-175


Poetry of the Revolution: Marx, Manifestos, and the Avant-Gardes (review)

pp. 176-177

Tree: belief/culture/balance (review)

pp. 177-180

Merce Cunningham: The Modernizing of Modern Dance (review)

pp. 180-182

Manga Discourse in Japanese Theater: The Location of Noda Hideki's Yume no Yūminsha (review)

pp. 182-183

Rules of Play: Game Design Fundamentals (review)

pp. 183-185

The SAGE Handbook of Performance Studies (review)

p. 186

Theatre Histories: An Introduction (review)

pp. 186-187

Acting Jewish: Negotiating Ethnicity on the American Stage and Screen (review)

p. 187

Butting Out: Reading Resistive Choreographies through Works by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and Chandralekha (review)

p. 187


Olly's Antarctic Journal: A Big Day

pp. 188-189