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The performance studies reader

Author: Henry Bial; Sara Brady
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Bial; Sara Brady
ISBN: 9781138023352 1138023353 9781138023369 1138023361
OCLC Number: 1010296544
Description: 1 v. (XVI- 420 p.) ; 25 cm
Contents: IntroductionHenry Bial with Sara Brady --
What is performance studies? --
Performance studies: the broad spectrum approach /Richard Schechner --
The liminal-norm /Jon McKenzie --
Professing performances: disciplinary genealogies /Shannon Jackson --
Performance studies /Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett --
Performance studies: interventions and radical research /Dwight Conquergood --
Social performance studies: discipline vs. freedom /Faye C. Fei and William H. Sun --
What is performance? --
Performances: belief in the part one is playing /Erving Goffman --
Blurred genres: the refiguration of social thought /Clifford Geertz --
Excerpt from "Restoration of behavior" /Richard Schechner --
What is performance? /Marvin Carlson --
Marina Abramović: witnessing shadows /Peggy Phelan --
Performance: the blunders of Orpheus /Joseph Roach --
Ritual. --
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 Santería Dilogún divination /Michael Atwood Mason --
Saint Orlan: ritual as violent spectacle and cultural criticism /Alyda Faber --
Performative commemoratives, the personal, and the public: spontaneous shrines, emergent ritual /Jack Santino --
Reenactment and relative pain /Rebecca Schneider --
Play. --
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 --
An evolutionary perspective on play, performance, and ritual /Bruce McConachie --
The soldier cycle: Harun Farocki's Images of war (at a distance) /Sara Brady.
Responsibility: edited by Henry Bial and Sara Brady.
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