The Cambridge Companion to Performance Studies

The Cambridge Companion to Performance Studies

by Tracy C. Davis
     
 

Presenting a clear overview of the diverse approaches to Performance Studies, this Companion provides a complete guide for students and scholars seeking a perspective on current trends. Bridging live art practices with technological media, and social sciences with humanities, it reflects the hybrid and experimental nature of this vibrant discipline. See more details below

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Presenting a clear overview of the diverse approaches to Performance Studies, this Companion provides a complete guide for students and scholars seeking a perspective on current trends. Bridging live art practices with technological media, and social sciences with humanities, it reflects the hybrid and experimental nature of this vibrant discipline.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521696265
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2008
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations

Introduction The pirouette, detour, revolution, deflection, deviation, tack, and yaw of the performative turn Tracy C. Davis Davis, Tracy C.

Pt. I Social Polities: History in Individuals

1 Performance and democracy Nicholas Ridout Ridout, Nicholas

2 Performance as research: live events and documents Baz Kershaw Kershaw, Baz

3 Movement's contagion: the kinesthetic impact of performance Susan Leigh Foster Foster, Susan Leigh

4 Culture, killings, and criticism in the years of living dangerously: Bali and Baliology John Emigh Emigh, John

5 Universal experience: the city as tourist stage Susan Bennett Bennett, Susan

6 Performance and intangible cultural heritage Diana Taylor Taylor, Diana

Pt. II Body Politics: The Individual in History

7 Live and technologically mediated performance Philip Auslander Auslander, Philip

8 Moving histories: performance and oral history Della Pollock

9 What is the "social" in social practice?: comparing experiments in performance Shannon Jackson Jackson, Shannon

10 Live art in art history: a paradox? Amelia Jones Jones, Amelia

11 Queer theory E. Patrick Johnson Johnson, E. Patrick

Further reading

Index

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