Could you please look into the camera

Mohammad Al Attar, Edward Ziter, Lisa Wedeen

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Are theatre texts documents of rapidly changing events in times of extreme complexity If so, then what kind of documents are they These questions provided the first motivation for writing Could You Please Look into the Camera The second motivation was purely personal: the Assad regime's program of arbitrary detention had stepped up the frequency of arrests, creating a republic of fear. This ugly fear that Syrians now share-whether arrested or not-had to be exposed in public.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)124-155
Number of pages32
JournalTDR - The Drama Review - A Journal of Performance Studies
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts
  • Literature and Literary Theory


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