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Anneka Esch-van Kan

Anneka Esch-van Kan

is a member of the Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture at the University of Giessen, where she pursues her PhD project Representation of Crisis – Crisis of Representation. The Politics of Aesthetics and 21st Century. Political Theatre in the United States. Her research interests include the relations between politics and aesthetics, experimental theater in Europe and the US, contemporary (American) drama, poststructuralist philosophy, and points of contact between theories of culture and disability studies.

Other texts by Anneka Esch-van Kan for DIAPHANES
Bibliography
  • English
  • 2013
  • 2011
    “The Documentary Turn in Contemporary Drama and the Return of the Political: David Hare’s Stuff Happens and Richard Norton-Taylor’s Called to Account, Trier, Wvt
  • German
  • 2009
    »Ein-Brüche / trotz allem. Zur ›Politik der Bilder‹ im amerikanischen Theater seit dem 11. September 2001«, in: 9/11 als kulturelle Zäsur, hg. Seiler/Poppe/Schüller, Bielefeld, Transcript
  • 2008
    »Amazing Acrobatics of Language. The Theatre of Yussef El Guindi«, in: American Studies Journal 52, Wittenberg, ASJ
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