Performance and the City

ISBN13: 9780230300491
Release Date: June 15th 2011
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan
Pages: 288

Urban studies has long understood the city as a 'text'. What would it mean now to use performance to rethink that metaphor? This book, now in paperback, queries the role theatre and performance play in urban policy, architecture, and civic history, also exploring their important place in the memories created in the wake of urban trauma.

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