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Author Perucci, Tony.
Title Paul Robeson and the Cold War performance complex [electronic resource] : race, madness, activism / Tony Perucci.
Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2012
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 Electronic Book  E185.97.R63 P47 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (xii, 217 p.) : ill.
Series Theater--text/theory/performance.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the red mask of sanity -- Tonal treason and HUAC's psychoanalytic theater. Black performances and the stagecraft of statecraft -- Performing, informing, and shrieking innocence: surveillance, informance, and the performance of performance -- Discordant tones and the melody of freedom at Peekskill -- Anticommunism and the American lynching imagination -- Shedding blood and beating back fascists -- Staging anticommunism, staging racist violence -- Coda: the complex and the rupture.
Subject Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 -- Political activity.
Performance art -- Political aspects -- United States.
Freedom and art -- Political aspects -- United States.
Politics and culture -- United States.
Cold War -- Social aspects -- United States.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities.
Racism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations.
Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Related To Print version: Perucci, Tony. Paul Robeson and the Cold War performance complex. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2012. 9780472071685 0472071688 9780472051687 0472051687 0472028200 (DLC) 2011037283
ISBN 0472028200 (electronic bk.)
9780472028207 (electronic bk.)