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Phenomenology for actors : theatre-making and the question of being

Phenomenology for actors : theatre-making and the question of being

Author: Daniel Johnston, (Lecturer).
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL : Intellect, 2021. ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book explores how phenomenology - the study of how the world shows itself to conscious experience - can provide new insights into acting and theatre-making. It explores Being-in-the-world in  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Johnston, (Lecturer).
ISBN: 9781789384093 1789384095
OCLC Number: 1259543511
Description: xiii, 160 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: List of IllustrationsAcknowledgementsA Note on the Text1. Beginnings: Being ThereTouching Hands with BeingWhat Is Phenomenology?Performance and PhenomenologyPhilosophers on StageMapping the Self2. Phenomenology: Being-in-the-WorldSome Background TermsSpace and BodiesThe History of BeingDestruktion and the TextFrom Theory to PracticeObserve a WalkObserve StillnessScrutinize an ObjectChart a Place Well Known to YouUnpack a Place Where You Feel At HomeDissect a Familiar ActivityDescribe a PersonRecount a Time When You Struggled to CommunicateDemonstrate a Moment When You Had an Unusual Experience of TimeStage a Life ChoiceRecreate the Instant in Which Your Life Was ThreatenedText-Character-Performance3. Being-with Others: The Cherry OrchardEquipmentInvolvementTouchBeing ElsewhereOther PeopleAuthenticity and Freedom: AntigoneFallingNothingnessMoods and FaringThrownness and ProjectionFate and Destiny5. Time and Resoluteness: HamletTimelinessHaving a HistoryBeing-a-WholeResolutenessBeing-towards-Death6. Possibilities: AletheiaOn the Essence of Truth in TheatrePoetry, Language, TheatreBuilding, Dwelling, TheatreThe Question concerning Theatre TechnologyEreignisReferencesIndex
Responsibility: Daniel Johnston.


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