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Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance.

Author: Virginie Magnat
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse and inclusive re-assessment of Grotowski's legacy, thereby probing its significance for contemporary performance practice and research. Although the particularly strenuous physical training emblematic of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Magnat, Virginie.
Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance: Meetings with Remarkable Women.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Virginie Magnat
ISBN: 9781135081713 1135081719
OCLC Number: 858231236
Description: 1 online resource (261 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; 1 Research Context, Interdisciplinary Methodology, Fieldwork Objectives; 2 Practice: Mapping Out Interconnections; 3 Towards an Ecology of the Body-in-Life; 4 At the Crossroads of Theatre, Active Culture, and Ritual Arts; Afterword; Notes; References; Index.
Series Title: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies.

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As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse and inclusive re-assessment of Grotowski's legacy, thereby probing its significance for contemporary performance practice and research. Although the particularly strenuous physical training emblematic of Grotowski's approach is not gender specific, it has historically been associated with a masculine conception of the performer incarnated by Ryszard Cieslak in The Constant Prince, thus o.

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Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance is the recipient of the Canadian Association for Theatre Research 2014 Ann Saddlemyer Book Award Honorable Mention: "Virginie Magnat's Grotowski, Women, Read more...

 
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