Travels with Tony Kushner and David Beckham, 2002-2004

  title={Travels with Tony Kushner and David Beckham, 2002-2004},
  author={Peter Dickinson},
  journal={Theatre Journal},
  pages={429 - 450}
This article examines Tony Kushner's Homebody/Kabul alongside the recent career of the world's most famous footballer in order to argue that live theatre, like global sporting culture, can function as a site of transnational connection and local transformation. Using Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's concept of nomadology as a way of negotiating between the globally relative and locally absolute claims of history, the article situates Kushner's evolving gloss on the "war machine" that is… Expand
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