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Reading List for PECI2714 Politics, Identity and Performance

Politics, Identity and Performance, 2021/22, Semester 1
Dr Jacki Willson
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Bishop, C. 2012. Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship. London: Verso.

Bogad, L. M. 2016. Tactical performance. London and New York: Routledge.  

Butler, J. 2015. Notes toward a performative theory of assembly [electronic resource] ISBN: 9780674495562 (e-book); 9780674967755 (hardback). Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press.


Cohen-Cruz, J. 1998. Radical Street Performance: An International Anthology. London and New York: Routledge. [in print]


Debord, G. 1983. Society of the spectacle. Detroit: Black and Red.

DeGay, J. and Goodman, L. (eds.) 2000. The Routledge Reader in Politics and Performance. London: Routledge.

Dolan, J. 2006. Utopia in performance : finding hope at the theater ISBN: 0472069071 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780472099078 (cloth : alk. paper); 0472099078 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780472069071 (pbk. : alk. paper): University of Michigan Press.

Doyle, J. 2013. Hold it against me : difficulty and emotion in contemporary art ISBN: 9780822353133 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780822353027 (cloth : alk. paper); 0822353024 (cloth : alk. paper); 082235313X (pbk. : alk. paper) Durham, CA and London: Duke University Press.  

Eddo Lodge, R. 2017. Why I’m No Longer . London: Bloomsbury.

Garde-Hansen, J. and Gorton, K. (eds.) 2013. Emotion online : theorizing affect on the Internet ISBN: 9780230283770 (hbk.) : £50.00. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hall and Jagose. 2012. The Routledge queer studies reader ISBN: 9780415564113 (pbk.) : £29.99; 9780415564106 (hbk.) : £80.00; 0415564107 (hbk.) : £80.00; 0415564115 (pbk.) : £29.99 London: Routledge.  

Harvie, J. 2013. Fair play : art, performance and neoliberalism ISBN: 9781137027276 (pbk.); 1137027274; 9781137027283 (hbk.); 1137027282; 9781299952089 (MyiLibrary); 9781137027290 (e-book). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

hooks, b. 1992. Black Looks: Race and Representation. London and New York: Routledge.  

Hsiao, A. and Lim, A. 2016. The Verso book of dissent : revolutionary words from three millennia of rebellion and resistance ISBN: 9781784786175 (pbk.) : £9.99; 9781784783082 (US EBK); 9781784783099 (UK EBK). London: Verso.

Isin, E. F. and Greg M. Nielsen. 2008. Acts of Citizenship. London: Zed Books.

Johnson, D. 2014. Critical live art : contemporary histories of performance in the UK ISBN: 9780415659819 (hbk); 0415659817 (hbk). London: Routledge.

Jones, A. 1998. Body art/performing the subject ISBN: 0816627738 (pbk ; cased) : No price; 081662772X. Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press.

Kelleher, J. 2009. Theatre & politics ISBN: 9780230205239 (pbk.) : £4.99; 0230205232 (pbk.) : £4.99. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.    OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (afp 24/09/2018) 


Kester, G. 2011. The One and the Many: Contemporary Collaborative Art in a Global Context. Durham, CA and London: Duke University Press.


King, N. 2016. No Borders: The Politics of Immigration Control and Resistance. London: Zed Books.

Lasmond, I.R. 2014. Protests as events : politics, activism and leisure ISBN: 9781783480777 (pbk.) : £24.95; 9781783480760 (hbk.) : £75.00. Rowman and Littlefield.

Lonergan, P. 2016. Theatre & social media ISBN: 9781137463708 (pbk.) : £6.99. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.


McGlotton, S. 2018. The Political Aesthetics of Drag. ISBN: 9781317279280 (e-book: PDF); 9781315641195 (e-book); 9781317279266 (e-book: Mobi); 9781317279273 (e-book: ePub); 9781138190245 (hardback). New York: Routledge.   

Milan, S. 2013 Social movements and their technologies : wiring social change ISBN: 9780230309180 (hardback). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Muñoz, J. 1999. Disidentifications : queers of color and the performance of politics ISBN: 0816630151 (paperback.); 0816630143 (hardback). Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press.

Nyong’o, T. The amalgamation waltz : race, performance and the ruses of memory ISBN: 9780816656127 (hc ; alk. paper); 0816656126 (hc ; alk. paper); 9780816656134 (pb ; alk. paper); 0816656134 (pb ; alk. paper). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Puwar, N. 2004. Space Invaders: Race, Gender and Bodies Out of Place. London: Berg.  

Rai, S. M. and Reinelt, J. 2015. The grammar of politics and performance ISBN: 9780415716505 (hardback); 9781315879871 (ebook). London: Routledge.  

Reinelt, J. 2011. ‘The Performance of Political Correctness’, Theatre research international. ISSN: 0307-8833. 36(2), pp. 134-147.  

Schneider, R. 1997. The explicit body in performance ISBN: 0415090261 (pbk ; hbk); 0415090253. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 1-10.     

Shalson, L. 2017. Theatre & protest ISBN: 9781137443090 (paperback); 113744309X (paperback) Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.  

Shaw, P. 2011. A menopausal gentleman : the solo performances of Peggy Shaw ISBN: 9780472034147 paperback; 9780472116478 hardback; 0472116479 hardback; 0472034146 paperback, edited and with an introduction by Jill Dolan. Minneapolis: University of Michigan Press.

Walsh, F. 2013. Male trouble : masculinity and the performance of crisis ISBN: 9780230579699 (hbk.) : £50.00; 0230579698 (hbk.) : £50.00. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Wickstrom, M. 2006. Performing consumers : global capital and its theatrical seductions ISBN: 0203449045 (electronic bk.); 9780203449042 (electronic bk.); 9786610518371; 6610518378. London and New York: Routledge.

Wilkins Catanese, B. 2011. The problem of the color(blind) [electronic resource] : racial transgression and the politics of black performance ISBN: 9780472027927. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.  

Young, H. Theatre & race ISBN: 9780230390966 paperback; 023039096X paperback. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.    OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (afp 25/09/2018) 

This list was last updated on 12/09/2018