This incisive and thoughtful new title in the Theatre And series confronts the difficult relationship between theatre and
cancer. It explores representations of cancer in fictional worlds and autobiographical performances while also highlighting
work that reimagines and reinvigorates the genre of 'Cancer Performance'. Challenging conventional narratives which rely on
the binary of tragedy versus survival, Brian Lobel argues for an alternative approach to understanding cancer in relation
Concise yet thought-provoking, this book is ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Theatre,
Performance and Disability studies.