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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Di Benedetto, Steve.
Provocation of the senses in contemporary theatre.
New York : Routledge, 2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Stephen Di Benedetto
|Description:||1 online resource (xiv, 238 pages).|
|Contents:||Our sensing bodies: a multidisciplinary approach to understanding live theatrical experience --
Scintillating visions and visual perception: how light, movement, and stage space capture our attention and stimulate our brains --
Attendant to touch: cutaneous stimulation and its expressive capabilities --
Noses, tongues, and other surprising possibilities: harnessing olfaction and gustation in performance --
Aural landscapes: voices, noises, vibrations, and other quivering stimulators of cochlear perception --
The sentient body: guiding somatic responses within performative structures.
|Series Title:||Routledge advances in theatre and performance studies, 13.|
|Responsibility:||Stephen Di Benedetto.|
"A thought-provoking exploration... reminds us forcibly that, at a fundamental, biological level, we are sensing animals before we are rational beings. ...the science is fascinating, and the