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Re-scripting identities : performativity in the English-language theatres of Singapore and Malaysia

Philip, Mary Susan

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This thesis will study identity in Malaysia and Singapore as a performative construct, and will analyse the role of the theatre in the deconstruction and reconstruction of these identities. Identity is constituted by the authorities in both countries, most importantly along racial lines, for particular social, political and nation building strategies; these · authoritative constitutions are increasingly disrupted and challenged at the individual level. In studying the construction of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005-07
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/110187

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