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Theatricality as medium

Author: Samuel Weber
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This readable, thought-provoking, and multidisciplinary study explores theatrical writings that question the Aristotelian aesthetical-generic conception and seek instead to work with the medium of theatricality itself.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weber, Samuel, 1940-
Theatricality as medium.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607294846
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Weber
ISBN: 0823224155 9780823224159 0823224163 9780823224166
OCLC Number: 56591201
Description: xiv, 408 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: theatricality as medium --
Theatrocracy; or surviving the break --
Technics, theatricality, installation --
Scene and screen: electronic media and theatricality / --
Antigone's Nomos --
The place of death: Oedipus at Colonus --
Storming the work: allegory and theatricality in Benjamin's Origin of the German Mourning Play --
"Ibi et ubique": the incontinent plot (Hamlet) --
Kierkegaard's Posse --
After the end: Adorno --
Psychoanalysis and theatricality --
"The virtual reality of Theater": Antonin Artaud --
Double take: acting and writing in Genet's "The strange word Urb" --
"Being ... and eXistenZ": some preliminary considerations on theatricality in film --
"War," "Terrorism," and "spectacle": on towers and caves --
Stages and plots: theatricality after September 11, 2001.
Responsibility: Samuel Weber.
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