Theatre History and Historiography

Ethics, Evidence and Truth

  • Claire Cochrane
  • Jo Robinson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Claire Cochrane, Jo Robinson
      Pages 1-29
  3. Re-Writing (Master) Narratives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. David Roberts
      Pages 33-47
    3. Rosemarie K. Bank
      Pages 48-59
    4. Viv Gardner
      Pages 60-81
  4. ‘Other’ Histories

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Katherine Newey
      Pages 85-102
    3. Poonam Trivedi
      Pages 103-120
    4. Claire Cochrane
      Pages 121-143
  5. The Ethics of Evidence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Alison Jeffers
      Pages 147-162
    3. Heike Roms
      Pages 163-181
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 182-205

About this book

Introduction

This collection of essays explores how historians of theatre apply ethical thinking to the attempt to truthfully represent their subject - whether that be the life of a well-known performer, or the little known history of colonial theatre in India - by exploring the process by which such histories are written, and the challenges they raise.

Keywords

Theatre History Historiography ethics in theatre morality theatre Holocaust theatre conflict performance protest performance historiography history history of theatre theatre

Editors and affiliations

  • Claire Cochrane
    • 1
  • Jo Robinson
    • 2
  1. 1.University of WorcesterUK
  2. 2.University of NottinghamUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137457288
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Literature, Cultural and Media Studies
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-57879-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-45728-8
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