The necessity of theater : the art of watching and being watched (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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The necessity of theater : the art of watching and being watched

Author: Paul Woodruff
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: (Oxford Scholarship Online).
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
What is unique and essential about theatre? What separates it from other arts? Do we need 'theatre' in some fundamental way? This text analyzes the unique power of theatre by separating it into the twin arts of watching and being watched, practised together in harmony by watchers and the watched.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Woodruff
OCLC Number: 1200105399
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009. (Oxford Scholarship Online). Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet Explorer 6.0 (or higher) or Firefox 2.0 (or higher). Available as searchable text in HTML format. Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Description: xiii, 257 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: (Oxford Scholarship Online).
Other Titles: Oxford Scholarship Online.
Responsibility: Paul Woodruff.

Abstract:

What is unique and essential about theatre? What separates it from other arts? Do we need 'theatre' in some fundamental way? This text analyzes the unique power of theatre by separating it into the twin arts of watching and being watched, practised together in harmony by watchers and the watched.

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