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The performance studies reader

Author: Henry Bial
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This lively and much-needed anthology of critical writings on the burgeoning discipline of performance studies provides an overview of the full range of performance theory for undergraduates at all  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Bial
ISBN: 0415302404 9780415302401 0415302412 9780415302418
OCLC Number: 51848407
Description: xix, 329 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Performance studies: the broad spectrum approach / Richard Schechner --
Disciplines of the text: sites of performance / W.B. Worthen --
The liminal-norm / Jon McKenzie --
Professing performances: disciplinary genealogies / Shannon Jackson --
Performance studies / Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett --
Performances: belief in the part one is playing / Erving Goffman --
Blurred genres: the refiguration of social thought / Clifford Geertz --
What is performance? / Marvin Carlson --
Life the movie / Neal Gabler --
Liminality and communitas / Victor Turner --
"Performance" and other analogies / Catherine Bell --
"The blood that runs through the veins": the creation of identity and a client's experience of Cuban-American santeria dilogun divination / Michael Atwood Mason --
Saint Orlan: ritual as violent spectacle and cultural criticism / Alyda Faber --
The nature and significance of play as a cultural phenomenon / Johan Huizinga --
A theory of play and fantasy / Gregory Bateson --
The ambiguity of play: rhetorics of fate / Brian Sutton-Smith --
Just doing / Allan Kaprow --
How to do things with words: lecture II / J.L. Austin --
Performative acts and gender constitution: an essay in phenomenology and feminist theory / Judith Butler --
Introduction to Performativity and performance / Andrew Parker and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick --
Theater and anthropology, theatricality and culture / Johannes Fabian --
A dialogue about acting / Bertolt Brecht --
The actor's technique / Jerzy Grotowski --
A dream of passion / Lee Strasberg --
Presenting and re-presenting the self: from not-acting to acting in African performance / Frances Harding --
First attempts at a stylized theatre / Vsevolod Meyerhold --
The oral artist: training and preparation / Isidore Okpedwho --
The performance text / Marco de Marinis --
The deep order called turbulence: the three factors of dramaturgy / Eugenio Barba --
Performing ethnography / Victor Turner with Edie Turner --
Of mimicry and man / Homi K. Bhabha --
Culturas-in-extremis: performing against the cultural backdrop of the mainstream bizarre --
Guillermo Gomez-Pena --
Reverend Billy: preaching, protest and post-industrial flanerie / Jill Lane --
Performance studies: interventions and radical research / Dwight Conquergood.
Responsibility: edited by Henry Bial.
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"'A collection of this type has been needed for a long time.' -."-"Sally Harrison-Pepper, Miami University "'Clearly an important collection of essays that will provide an excellent resource.' Read more...

 
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