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Performance on Behalf of the Environment.

Author: Richard D Besel
Publisher: Lexington Books, 2013.
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<Span style=""font-style:italic;"">Performance on Behalf of the Environment is a collection of essays from a diverse group of scholars representing the fields of art, communication studies, dance, environmental studies, performance studies, rhetoric, and theater. They explore critically the strengths, limitations, and processes of what can be termed environmental performances.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard D Besel
ISBN: 1306170915 9781306170918 9780739174999 0739174991
OCLC Number: 864747992
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Contents: Introduction: performance on behalf of the environment / Jnan A. Blau and Richard D. Besel --
pt. I. Performers and audiences. It's a party, not a protest: environmental community co-incident performance, and the San Jose Bike Party / David Terry and Anne Marie Todd ; Performing nonhuman liberation: how the ALF and ELF rupture the poltical imagination / Jason Dle Gandio ; Eco-comedy performance: an alchemy of environmentalism and humor / Alison Bodkin ; Embodied perspective by incongruity: environmental critique in an age of everyday performance / Richard D. Besel --
pt. II. Places and spaces. Reinhabiting the land: from vacant lot to garden plot / Barbar Willard ; "Progress fell upon us": ecotourism, culture, and performance in the Peruvian Amazon / Jnan A. Blau ; "On finding ways of being": kinesthetic empathy in dance and ecology / Julia Handschuh ; Indeterminate hikdes+: hiking through urban wilderness / Leila C. Nadir and Cary Peppermint --
pt. III. Materials and processes. Indigenous theatre in global times: situated knowledge and ecological communities in Salmon Is Everything and Burning Vision / Theresa J. May ; Staging sustainable Shakespeare: "Greening" the Bard while advancing institutional mission / Ray Schultz and Jess Larson ; Puppet planets and spirit soldiers: staging ecological representations in Baby Universe and Forgotten World / Courtney Ryan.

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Brimming with vital insight and important questions, this volume stages productive and timely incursions into urgent discussions around performance and environmental stewardship. -- David Fancy, Read more...

 
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