Performance Studies: Key Words, Concepts and Theories by Bryan ReynoldsPerformance Studies: Key Words, Concepts and Theories by Bryan Reynolds

Performance Studies: Key Words, Concepts and Theories

byBryan Reynolds

Paperback | November 28, 2014

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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.

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, S...
Title:Performance Studies: Key Words, Concepts and TheoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:340 pagesPublished:November 28, 2014Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023024730X

ISBN - 13:9780230247307


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 Blazevi? and Lada ?ale 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.- Index.