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The philosophy of improvisation

Author: Gary Peters
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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Improvisation is usually either lionized as an ecstatic experience of being in the moment or disparaged as the thoughtless recycling of cliches. Eschewing both of these orthodoxies, this title  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Peters
ISBN: 9780226662787 9780226662794 0226662780 0226662799
OCLC Number: 910906796
Notes: Introduction : the sense of a beginning. Scrap yard challenge : junkyard wars. Freedom, origination, and irony. Mimesis and cruelty. Improvisation, origination, and re-novation. Conclusion : improvisation, thinking, writing
Description: viii, 190 s. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Gary Peters

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