Performing the Nation: Theatre in Post-Genocide Rwanda
Breed, A. 2008. Performing the Nation: Theatre in Post-Genocide Rwanda. TDR/The Drama Review. 52 (1), pp. 32-50.
While grassroots theatre brings together perpetrators and survivors of the Rwandan genocide, government-driven campaigns can manipulate theatre for reconciliation to serve its own nationalist agenda. The Mutabaruka company use their performances in Burundi to resurrect/construct the identity of a precolonial Rwanda; the Mashirika theatre focus on reconciling the Hutu, Tutsi, and Twa.
|Journal||TDR/The Drama Review|
|Journal citation||52 (1), pp. 32-50|
|Web address (URL)||http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/dram.2008.52.1.32|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||29 Nov 2012|
Available online at http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/tdr/summary/v052/52.1breed.html
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