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Author Kistenberg, Cindy J., 1964-

Title AIDS, social change, and theater : performance as protest / Cindy J. Kistenberg
Published New York : Garland Pub., 1995


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Description viii, 208 pages ; 23 cm
Series Garland studies in American popular history and culture
Garland studies in American popular history and culture.
Contents Ch. I. Introduction. 1. Politically Constructing the AIDS Crisis. 2. Why Performance? 3. Preview and Limitations. 4. Scope and Significance -- Ch. II. Conventional Theater: As Is and the Normal Heart. 1. The Texts. 2. Critical Responses. 3. Effectiveness -- Ch. III. Performance Art: Karen Finley and Tim Miller. 1. What is Performance Art? 2. The NEA Controversy. 3. Karen Finley: We Keep Our Victims Ready. 4. Tim Miller: Stretch Marks. 5. Comparisons and Conclusions -- Ch. IV. Beyond the Theater: The AIDS Memorial Quilt, "Condom Day" and "Stop the Church" 1. History of the NAMES Project and ACT UP. 2. The Performances. 3. Responses to Events. 4. Effectiveness. 5. Comparisons and Conclusions -- Ch. V. Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-201) and index
Subject AIDS (Disease) and the arts -- United States.
LC no. 95034639
ISBN 0815321597