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Drama/Theatre/Performance (New Critical Idiom)

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What should we call the study of the performing arts? 'Drama', 'theatre' and 'performance' each identify with a different tradition of thought and offer different possibilities to the student or practitioner.<BR>This book examines the history and use of the terms 'Drama', 'theatre' and performance' and investigates the different philosophies, politics, languages and institutions with which they are associated.<BR>Simon Shepherd and Mick Wallis: <BR>*Analyse attitudes to drama, theatre and performance at different historical junctures<BR>*Trace a range of political interventions into the field(s)<BR>*Explore and contextualise the institutionalisation of drama as a university subject, then the emergence of performance' as practice, theory and academic discipline<BR>*Guide readers through major approaches to drama, theatre and performance, from theatre history to theories of play and presence<BR>*Discuss crucial terms such as action, alienation, catharsis, character, empathy, interculturalism, mimesis, presence or representation in a substantial 'keywords' section.<BR>Continually linking their analysis to wider cultural concerns, the authors here offer the most wide-ranging and authoritative guide available to a vibrant, fast-moving field and its hotly contested debates.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415234948
Author:
Shepherd, Simon
Publisher:
Routledge
Author:
Wallis, Mick
Location:
London
Subject:
Theater
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Theater - History & Criticism
Subject:
Drama -- History and criticism.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
The new critical idiom
Series Volume:
46
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
262
Dimensions:
7.28x5.70x.80 in. .67 lbs.

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