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On repetition : writing, performance and art

Author: Eirini Kartsaki
Publisher: Bristol : Intellect Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title unpacks the different uses and functions of repetition within contemporary performance, dance practices, craft, and writing. The collection, edited by Eirini Kartsaki, explores repetition in relation to intimacy, laughter, technology, familiarity, and fear - proposing a new vocabulary for understanding what is at stake in works that repeat.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eirini Kartsaki
ISBN: 9781783205776 1783205776
OCLC Number: 981045125
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 225 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Persisting Forever: Introducing Repetition Eirini Kartsaki Chapter 1 - Of Secret Signals, Absent Masters and the Trembling of the Contours: 15Walter Benjamin, Yvonne Rainer and the Repeatability of GestureSwen Steinhauser Chapter 2 - All the Home's a Stage: Uncanny Encounters Between Auditorium and Oikos Alan Read Chapter 3 - Repetition as Technology of the Numinous in Performance: The Artist Is Present by Marina AbramovicSilvia Battista Chapter 4 - When Is a Joke not a Joke? Reading (and Re-reading) Stewart Lee's 'The Rap Singers' Emma Bennett Chapter 5 - The Crying Channel Claire Hind and Gary Winters Chapter 6 -The Cyclical Pleasures and Deaths of Symbolization: How to Become 117 a Cupcake/The Famous' Adaptation of Frankenstein Lauren Barri Holstein Chapter 7 - A Pointless Pastime? Early Nineteenth-Century Pin-Prick ImageryAlice Barnaby Chapter 8 - Repeated Acts of Intimacy and Harm in Andrea Brady's Mutability: Scripts for Infancy Gareth Farmer Chapter 9 -'I Was Not HEARD': Trauma and Articulation in the Poetry of Geraldine Monk Linda Kemp Chapter 10 - Deja-vu, Doubles and Dread: The Uncanny and Christopher Smith's Triangle Ruth McPhee Chapter 11 - Farewell to Farewell: Impossible Endings and Unfinished Finitudes Eirini Kartsaki Afterword: Repetition or Recognition? Clare Foster
Responsibility: edited by Eirini Kartsaki.

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This title unpacks the different uses and functions of repetition within contemporary performance, dance practices, craft, and writing. The collection, edited by Eirini Kartsaki, explores repetition in relation to intimacy, laughter, technology, familiarity, and fear - proposing a new vocabulary for understanding what is at stake in works that repeat.

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This edited volume frames repetition as a fundamental and dynamic dimension of Western cultural production. In 11 essays that engage with white Euro-American theatre, dance, performance art, stand-up Read more...

 
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