Drama and Performance Studies

Daniël Ploeger, P. Verstraete

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This chapter reflects on work in Drama and Performance Studies published in 2013 and 2014 and is divided into two sections: 1. Performing Anthropology; 2. Performance and Capitalism. Section 1 is by Daniël Ploeger and examines publications that consider performance in anthropology, archaeology and game studies through both theoretical analysis and practice-based enquiry. Section 2 is by Pieter Verstraete and focuses on developments in theatre and performance studies scholarship that engages with capitalism and neoliberalism, in relation to histories of the modernist avant-garde, contemporary arts policies, and sound in theatre and performance.
Original languageEnglish
Article number17
Pages (from-to)107-125
Number of pages19
JournalYear's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • theatre and performance studies
  • drama
  • capitalism
  • neoliberalism
  • anthropology of drama
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • Book reviews

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