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Print Book, English, 2017
1ST ed. 2017 View all formats and editions
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN, [Place of publication not identified], 2017
9781137496072, 113749607X
Foreword; Rustom Bharucha.- 1. Introduction: Performing the Secular: Religion, Politics, and the Public Sphere;  Milija Gluhovic and Jisha Menon.- 2. Of Hypocrisy: “Wherein the Action and Utterance of the Stage, Bar, and Pulpit are Distinctly Considered.”; Jane Taylor.- 3. Dangerous Images: Theatre and the transnational public sphere; Chris Balme.-  4. The “Secular Designs” of Wole Soyinka; Avishek Ganguly.-  5. This worldly wonderment: Contemporary British theatre and postsecularism; Chris Megson.- 6. Kamikaze specters and transgenerational memories in Winds of God; Jessica Nakamura.- 7. “Face-to-Face”: Open Secularism and the Politics of Display in Quebec’s Bouchard-Taylor Commission;  Jordana Cox.-  8. Sacred Values and Secular Evangelism in the Bill Nye-Ken Ham Debate; John Fletcher.- 9. Making the Sacred Public: Women, Performance and Protest in Contemporary Manipur; Trina Banerjee.- 10. Ever, Again: Psychoanalysis, Secular Time, and the Performance of Witness; Ann Pellegrini.