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Two historical essays focus on British versions of the Living Newspaper, a documentary form developed in revolutionary Russia and later adopted by the American Federal Theatre Project in order to address contemporary events. The range of contributions within the book allows the analysis of documentary theatre to move from established historical and aesthetic considerations to an exploration of contemporary documentary theatre practice, its potential to resist dominant structures and its ability to contribute to public discourse.
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