No flowers: performative interventions 'at the moment of' Margaret Thatcher's passing

BUSH, Sophie and DANIELS, Morgan (2015). No flowers: performative interventions 'at the moment of' Margaret Thatcher's passing. TDR/The Drama Review, 59 (2), 103-113.

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Abstract

Why is “respect” the order of the day for the dead, such as Margaret Thatcher, upon their dying? Was Walter Benjamin right when he pointed to death and its trimmings as that which lends authority to the storyteller? And how might performance short circuit narratives so motored?

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: <p>Posted Online May 19, 2015.</p> <p>Article numbers - (T226)<p>
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Humanities Research Centre
Identification Number: 10.1162/DRAM_a_00452
Depositing User: Sophie Bush
Date Deposited: 29 May 2015 13:35
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2016 00:35
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/10100

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