The image of the martyr in Syrian performance and web activism

Edward Ziter

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Abstract

The Syrian opposition has used web and performance activism to bolster and spread an ethos of creative resistance, subverting state ceremonies and rhetoric. These activists have transformed the martyr into the one who died defying rather than supporting the state.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)116-136
Number of pages21
JournalTDR - The Drama Review - A Journal of Performance Studies
Volume57
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts
  • Literature and Literary Theory

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