Author:Ameet Parameswaran

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Performance and the Political: Power and Pleasure in Contemporary Kerala

By: Ameet Parameswaran

Price: $25.20

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan: 2017

Seller ID: 1202378

ISBN: 9789386392459

Condition: New


In Performance and the Political, Ameet Parameswaran demonstrates how cultural performances can stage the political in ways that add to the more visible and traditional practices of popular politics. Through the lens of Performance Studies, the book explores Kerala’s transformation into a neoliberal region. Influenced by contemporary theories of ‘affect’, Parameswaran highlights bodily sensory locations and actions, and embodiment in general, as important but neglected sites of enormous political significance. His first two chapters focus on two sensory locations central to the experien... View more info