Ghostly Surrogates and Unhomely Memories: Performing the Past in Marina Carr’s Portia Coughlan

  • Marina Carr’s, Portia Coughlan, Shonagh Hill
  • Published 2016

Abstract

In Marina Carr’s Portia Coughlan (1996) ghostly performances stage the unsettling effects of the past as it resurfaces in the present; of both individual memory and the cultural memory of female experience. Through application of Joseph Roach’s concepts of surrogation, genealogies of performance and environments of memory, as well as Homi K. Bhabha’s… (More)

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@inproceedings{Carrs2016GhostlySA, title={Ghostly Surrogates and Unhomely Memories: Performing the Past in Marina Carr’s Portia Coughlan}, author={Marina Carr’s and Portia Coughlan and Shonagh Hill}, year={2016} }