The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance

The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance

by Paul Allain, Jen Harvie
     
 

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The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance provides an accessible, informative and engaging introduction to important people, events, concepts and practices that have defined the complementary fields of theatre and performance studies. Three easy-to-use alphabetized sections include more than 120 entries on topics and people ranging from performance artist…  See more details below

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The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance provides an accessible, informative and engaging introduction to important people, events, concepts and practices that have defined the complementary fields of theatre and performance studies. Three easy-to-use alphabetized sections include more than 120 entries on topics and people ranging from performance artist Marina Abramovic, to directors Vsevolod Meyerhold and Robert Wilson, the Living Theatre's Paradise Now, the haka, multimedia performance, political protest and visual theatre. Each entry includes crucial historical and contextual information, extensive cross-referencing, detailed analysis and an annotated bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415636308
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/16/2014
Series:
Routledge Companions Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
314

Meet the Author

Paul Allain, Professor of Theatre and Performance at the University of Kent, UK, has published extensively on Jerzy Grotowski, Polish and Russian theatre and intercultural performer training processes.

Jen Harvie, Professor of Contemporary Theatre and Performance at Queen Mary University of London, UK, has published widely on relationships between contemporary performance and cultural identities, including in Theatre & the City (2009) and Fair Play – Art, Performance and Neoliberalism (2013).

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