Performance Studies: Key Words, Concepts and Theories

Paperback | January 2, 2015

EditorBryan Reynolds

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The field of performance studies analyses the production and impact of on-stage performance, such as in a theatre or circus, and off-stage performance, such as cultural rituals and political protests. Performance Studies: Key Words, Concepts and Theories introduces students to 34 key topics seen as paramount to the future of performance studies in a series of short, engaging essays by an international team of distinguished scholars. Each essay contributes to the wide-ranging, adventurous and conscientious nature that makes performance studies such an innovative, valuable and exciting field.

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The field of performance studies analyses the production and impact of on-stage performance, such as in a theatre or circus, and off-stage performance, such as cultural rituals and political protests. Performance Studies: Key Words, Concepts and Theories introduces students to 34 key topics seen as paramount to the future of performanc...

Bryan Reynolds is Chancellor's Professor of Drama at the University of California, Irvine, USA. He has held visiting professorships at Queen Mary, University of London, University of Amsterdam, Utrecht University, University of Cologne, University College Utrecht, Goethe University-Frankfurt am Main, and the University of California, ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:340 pages, 7.83 × 6.03 × 0.82 inPublished:January 2, 2015Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023024730X

ISBN - 13:9780230247307

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Ethical Drive; Bryan Reynolds
1. The 'F' Word, Feminism's Critical Futures; Elaine Aston
2. Public Sphere; Christopher Balme
3. Paramodern; Stephen Barker
4. Digital Culture; Sarah Bay-Cheng
5. Misperformance; Marin Blaževic and Lada Cale Feldman
6. Interval; Dylan Bolles and Peter Lichtenfels
7. Neuroaesthetics, Technoembodiment; Susan Broadhurst
8. Recursion, Iteration, Difference; Johan Callens
9. Living History, Re-enactment; Marvin Carlson
10. Performance Philosophy; Laura Cull
11. Translation, Cultural Ownership; Maria M. Delgado
12. The Intense Exterior; Rick Dolphijn
13. Cosmopolitanism; Milija Gluhovic
14. Cultural Diversity; Lynette Goddard
15. Citizenship, The Ethics of Inclusion; Nadine Holdsworth
16. Installation, Constellation; Lynette Hunter
17. Spatial Concepts; Silvija Jestrovic
18. Consensus, Dissensus; Adrian Kear
19. Counter Propaganda, Resistance; Suk-Young Kim
20. Ekstasis; Anthony Kubiak
21. Social Somatics; Petra Kuppers
22. Globalization, The Glocal, Third Space Theatre; Carl Lavery
23. Theatre of Immediacy, Transversal Poetics; Mark LeVine and Bryan Reynolds
24. Time in Theatre; Jerzy Limon
25. Magic in Theatre; Mihai Maniutiu
26. Empathetic Engagement; Bruce McConachie
27. Theories of Festival; Christina S. McMahon
28. Animality, Posthumanism; Jennifer Parker-Starbuck
29. Postdramatic Theatre; Patrice Pavis
30. Evo-Neuro-Theatre; Mark Pizzato
31. International/ism; Janelle Reinelt
32. Transculturation; Jon D. Rossini
33. Social Practice; Maria Shevtsova
34. City; Nicolas Whybrow
Note on Contributors
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