Abstract

Why is “respect” the order of the day for the dead, such as Margaret Thatcher, upon their dying? Was Walter Benjamin right when he pointed to death and its trimmings as that which lends authority to the storyteller? And how might performance short circuit narratives so motored?

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Additional Information

ISSN
1531-4715
Print ISSN
1054-2043
Pages
pp. 103-113
Launched on MUSE
2015-05-30
Open Access
No
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