Tag Archives: politics

America’s Narrow Politics of Tragedy?

These thoughts are fairly scattered and they deviate a bit from my normal purpose on this blog, which is to follow threads from my course readings and discussions that can interestingly connect to my immediate scholarly interests. But, today, I just want to talk about politics and 9/11 without connecting it in any way to […]

The “Political Apparatus” and Its Potential for Revolution?

I want to use this post to pick up on an important thread between some readings assigned in our performance studies class this past week, especially Brecht, “The Modern Theatre is the Epic Theatre”; Handke, “Offending the Audience”; and States, “The World on Stage” from Great Reckonings in Little Rooms. All of these readings seemed […]