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Performance studies : an introduction / Richard Schechner and Sara Brady.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Library Reserve Desk PN2041.A57 S34 2013 37684001079128 Library Reserve Desk Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780415502313 (pb : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0415502314 (pb : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xii, 359 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: London ; Routledge, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Faculty reserve.
Material for LHUM-P410 (Landay).
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 332-349) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is performance studies? -- What is performance? -- Ritual -- Play -- Performativity -- Performing -- Performance processes -- Global and intercultural performances.
Summary, etc.:
This book provides a lively and accessible overview of the full range of performance for undergraduates at all levels and beginning graduate students in performance studies, theatre, performing arts, and cultural studies. Among the topics discussed are the performing arts and popular entertainments, rituals, play and games, and the performances of everyday life. Supporting examples and ideas are drawn from the social sciences, performing arts, poststructuralism, ritual theory, ethology, philosophy, and aesthetics.
Subject: Theater > Anthropological aspects.
Rites and ceremonies.
Performing arts.

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