Toward a Historiography of the Popular

  title={Toward a Historiography of the Popular},
  author={D. Savran},
  journal={Theatre Survey},
  pages={211 - 217}
The greatest challenge that theatre scholars face today—as we watch the seemingly inexorable march of U.S. imperialism and capitalist globalization— is to remember, to historicize rigorously and resourcefully, to render events (in Brecht's words) “remarkable,” to “expose the world's mechanism on a grand scale and to copy it in such a way that it would be more easily serviced.” When we practice a mimeticism that keeps “impermanence always before our eyes, . . . our own period can be seen to be… Expand


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