Political Performance in Syria

From the Six-Day War to the Syrian Uprising

  • Edward Ziter

Part of the Studies in International Performance book series (STUDINPERF)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Edward Ziter
    Pages 1-14
  3. Edward Ziter
    Pages 15-56
  4. War
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    Pages 57-102
  5. Edward Ziter
    Pages 103-146
  6. Edward Ziter
    Pages 147-193
  7. Edward Ziter
    Pages 194-239
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 240-259

About this book


Political Performance in Syria, charts the history of a theatre that has sought the expansion of civil society and imagined alternate political realities. In doing so, the manuscript situates the current use of performance and theatre by artists of the Syrian Revolution within a long history of political contestation.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Edward Ziter
    • 1
  1. 1.Tisch School of the ArtsNew York UniversityUSA

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