Places of Performance / Edition 1

Places of Performance / Edition 1

by Marvin Carlson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801480949

ISBN-13: 9780801480942

Pub. Date: 06/28/2014

Publisher: Cornell University Press

"A lucid, well-organized survey of the almost infinite variety of production spaces of western theatre. . . . Carlson's survey must be admired for its wealth of carefully researched and elegantly articulated information concerning the relation of urban planning, architecture, and interior and exterior theatre embellishment to the social, political, economic and

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"A lucid, well-organized survey of the almost infinite variety of production spaces of western theatre. . . . Carlson's survey must be admired for its wealth of carefully researched and elegantly articulated information concerning the relation of urban planning, architecture, and interior and exterior theatre embellishment to the social, political, economic and occasionally even aesthetic purposes of those responsible for these 'signifiers.'"—Theatre Journal In this generously illustrated volume, Marvin Carlson uses models from architectural and urban semiotics to show how a theatre building and its location within a city reflect society's attitudes and concerns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801480942
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
654,256
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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