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Knowledge and Melancholy: an autobiographical fiction by 'solo female performer'

Cameron, Margaret (2002) Knowledge and Melancholy: an autobiographical fiction by 'solo female performer'. Masthead (5). ISSN 441791X

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Abstract

A written performance piece showing a character, a contemporary woman with an epic nature who also performs a scene from 'Marat Sade' playing Charlotte Corday who suffered from Melancholia and Narcolepsy. The piece explores Margaret Whitford Luce Irigara’s idea of ‘the feminine hysteric enacting a drama in which she endlessly demands proofs of affection, attention, approval, validation from the obsessional male subject".

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID16723, solo female performer, the feminine hysteric, obsession, 'Marat Sade' by Peter Weiss, Charlotte Corday
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Communication and the Arts
FOR Classification > 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2011 01:05
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2011 01:05
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4999
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